HUMOR TAKES THE LEAD IN CORPORATE AMERICA
IT'S TIME TO PLUG INTO THE i POD
HEAD TO TOE EXHIBIT OPENS IN SAN BERNARDINO
 
Volume 2 Newsletter 3
March 8, 2006
“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take....but by the moments that take our breath away”
Be a part of your industry - The Hat Industry – Join us for cocktails, camaraderie and dinner at the Annual Headwear Association Dinner.
 
Who would have thought that the simple knit cap would make it to the runway? Well it seems that established fashionistas at Burberry and Ralph Lauren love this snug cap.
 
Nike signed a multi-year deal to be exclusive apparel and headwear outfitter of USA Basketball.
 
Humor - once the propriety of young people and comedienne’s - is going mainstream.
 
A PETA member dressed in a bear costume has vowed to follow Prince Charles to all his upcoming public engagements until he convinces the Queen to switch to faux fur for the Buckingham Palace Guard ceremonial bearskin HATS.
 
IT'S TIME TO PLUG INTO THE i POD
It seems that the iPOD is so ingrained into popular culture that clothing manufacturers are creating apparel that fits this tiny music goddess inside.
 
The San Bernardino County Museum has a new hat exhibit called "Head to Toe,” that runs from March 5th through July 16.
 
HAT WORLD COMES OUT ON TOP
Hat World had a strong quarter, with sales up 21% to $98 million. Same store sales rose 6%, matching a 6% gain in the same period last year, driven in part by strong demand for Boston Red Sox products associated with the team's 2005 World Series victory.
 
Chanel showed lady-like headbands with bows at his recent runway show. Look for different types of head-wraps and head-bands to show up on Designer Frocks.