The Standing Room by Heights + Kenchi 

 

Book an appointment for:

- A custom Suit, Shirt or even shoes ( yes shoes ! )

- Tailoring & Alterations for any brand, Woman or Man.

 

Shop Location & Hours:

328 East 9th Street New York, NY 10003

Wednesday – Sunday 12pm – 7pm Est.

Monday - Tuesday by appointment only

 

Thank You,

Heights + Kenchi

328 East 9th Street
New York, NY, 10003
United States

212-470-7436

Tailors of Custom & Bespoke suits and Shirts for Men & Women.  East Village, New York City

Journal

Fedora Hats

Heights Kenchi

Fedora hats were first introduced in 1889 in the play Fédora, written for Sarah Bernhardt, a notorious cross dresser who wore a soft brimmed hat with a center crease. Bernhardt’s style was later adopted by women’s rights activists. Though the hat was originally made for women, in 1924 Britain’s Prince Edward, known as the most influential fashionable man of the time, made the trend popular among men. The felt hat was not only stylish but popular for its ability to protect against the weather. Popularity among gangsters and prohibition activists created its association to the hat from 1920s through the early 1950s. Its impact on fashion continues to be seen from the Indiana Jones franchise to the late Michael Jackson’s style.