THE FOLKLORE HAT COMPANY was established in 2013 and specializes in the production of handmade, luxury hats of distinct character and quality.
Using the finest grade materials the world can offer, Our focus is to preserve the art of hat making, To be true stewards of the craft, paying homage to the quality of hats produced in the golden era of hat manufacturing.
We are dedicated to producing hats of the highest grade. It is our shared belief that everything we make should be made with the best of our ability and that is the goal that we strive to achieve, while continuing to push our boundaries further each year. All our hats are manufactured in Portland OR. by owner and hatter John C. Fish.
John Fish was raised in the small mining town of Iron River in the backwoods of Michigan's Upper Peninsula where he studied graphic arts, painting and fashion with a strong interest in history, craft, folk art and the things of old.
John has spent the last 13 years in Portland Oregon focusing his efforts on the production of luxury goods where he taught himself the art of hat making and has honed his skills to be widely known as one of finest hat makers in the world.