What's News In Jazz Era Style?

Introduction to this page...

This section of The Fedora Chronicles hosts links to style articles on our site, and links to vendors essential to the daily fedora wearer, Jazz Era style aficionados, and dieselpunks. If you have an artile about style that you would like us to host here, be sure to let us know via Twitter or Facebook!

There are more then a few sites out there that will help you dress exactly the way men and women did back in the 1920's, 1930's and 1940's. This doesn't happen to be one of them. The whole point of The Fedora Chronicles is to have a place where Vintage Aficionados can share their Retro-Centric experiences and share how they intergrate vintage style into the 21st Century. The goal of this section is to reproduce some of the looks that were common during The Golden Era and incorporate them in with modern every-day and special occasion clothes. Precisely - how do you wear the same fedora with items that are already in your wardrobe in the 21st Century?

The Style Guide & Fashion Commentary

The Rogue and Scoundrels Guide To Wearing A Fedora.

"Lace Men Shorts & Intolorance," Eric Renderking Fisk | June 12th, 2017
There is nothing wrong with being 'Intolerant' of badly designed clothes.

Any questions? Feel free to shoot us off an e-mail. If you have an article to share or have us archive for you, feel free to send it along....

Profiles in Vintage Threads

About Vintage Threads Tributes: In this special section, we feature profile or fan pages dedicated to people who participate in costume creation, recreation, and modeling. We’ll feature cosplayers and models, professional prop makers and shop owners, and everyone who has a story to tell.

We will share their stories about how they got their start and their thoughts and ideas on making great costumes and props.

While we’re at it, we’ll share with your our own tutorials on the products we’re making with step-by-step guides. If you would like to be featured on Vintage Threads, let us know via the mail, Facebook or Twitter.

Katie Ward

Crystal Rose Schaefer

Bonsart Bokel

Coleen Rose Carlson

Fedora Vendors

Penman Hats:

"Every hand-made Penman hat I deliver uses only the finest quality materials.  Many detailed hours of craftsmanship go into the making of each and every hat, using only 100% pure beaver or pure rabbit felts.  Every hat has a vegetable-tanned sheepskin leather sweatband, a satin liner, and a grosgrain hat ribbon, each piece carefully sewn in by hand. Although not specifically designed to be worn in the rain, Penman hats will stand up beautifully when caught in the elements and continue to give you the sleek look you desire.  With every order I receive, I strive to produce hats that are both comfortable and elegant.  Every Penman hat is 100% custom-made to provide a perfect fit for every individual."

Vintage Silhouettes

Art has been here from the beginning, learning with us, then teaching, and providing some of the very best custom hats to be had anywhere.

Paul's Hat Works

Paul's Hat Works was opened by Napoleon Marquez in 1918. He came to the United States from Peru, having grown up around the Ecuadorian tradition of weaving Panama straw hats. He passed the legacy to his godson Kelley Bowling, who ran the shop with his wife Stephanie for many more years. The third generation to own Paul’s Hat Works was Michael Harris and his wife Judy. Michael became the owner in 1980, but 28 years later he was ready to retire and paint the coasts of California. Michael looked for a successor, sure that only a knight in shining armor could continue the 91-year-old legacy.

Low and behold four young lady residents of the Richmond District rose to the occasion. With a collective history in fashion, textiles, costuming, invention and co-operative business, the four ladies filled the role of knight in shining armor well.

Jones Wear

Landron Artifacts.

"Al Landron is blazing the trail through a new realm of fandom collecting - Set Piece Replicas! These items are essential for everyone's collection and display case. If you're a fan of Indiana Jones or you're a fedora-clad thrill seeker yourself, you need these items!" - Eric Renderking Fisk

Trinity Whip Company: Blake Bruning has been a whip enthusiast for over a decade. He spends his work days making whips and his evenings teaching Martial Arts.  Permanently residing in Indiana and happily married with 3 daughters, he is always grateful to Jesus Christ for each and every day.

What Price Glory - a favorite of webmaster Eric Renderking Fisk. There are countless items not just for Indiana Jones fans (with the link to the Indiana Jones gear on the bottom left hand side!) but for every World War One and World War Two Reinactor.

What Price Glory has almost everything for Indiana Jones cosplayers; shirts and pants, holsters, gun and bag belts. All of these items are made to the same standards as their top-notch military replica wear.