The Ampal Creative - Dead Flowers Strapback - Black

The Ampal Creative

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DEAD FLOWERS Strapback - Black

- 100% Cotton Bedford Cloth Upper
- Front Embroidery / Leather Closure
- Unstructured Vtg. Style Crushable Upper
- Basketweave Twill Underbrim / Front Lining

 

    "And you can send me dead flowers every morning,
    Send me dead flowers by the mail,
    Send me dead flowers to my wedding,
    And I won't forget to put roses on your grave..." 

    - Keith Richards / Mick Jagger

    Along with "Far Away Eyes," this gem of a Rolling Stones western-y song from the album Sticky Fingers has been an essential soundtrack for time on the road.  Mick had been hanging out with Gram Parsons a lot at the time and its clear some of that country sound rubbed off.  The Rolling Stones / Gram Parsons connection will also be the source of influence for another hat, to be discussed... The Stones' bluesy take on honky tonk is one of my all time favorites.  

    We had to make a black color way of this hat.

     

    Made in Los Angeles, CA. USA

    The Ampal Creative : Made in the

    USA

    Durable Handmade in USA hats & caps for the discerning surfer/skater.

    Driven by a headwear market that seemed limited and stale at the time, The Ampal Creative launched its first full collection in 2007. Over the last 13 years we have developed a diverse following and become known for quality and attention to detail.

    Since 2010, all Ampal hats, socks, beanies patches - everything - have been exclusively Made in USA. We search local jobbers and manufacturers for premium textiles and unique prints. Often, we find a single roll of deadstock material and make as many hats as we can from it. Being 100% hands on in all stages of development, for each hat, allows us to ensure the highest level of quality.

    "Made Like They Used To" is more than just a saying for us.  Its how we try to make every product that we release.  "Back in the day" clothing & most products were built to last, not disposable purchases that don't make it a year.  We have a personal collection of Ampal hats that have seen years of adventures & abuse - they all have a great worn character, like a great old pair of jeans, but still have a few more years of sun protection in them.

     Distinguished Goods for Lovers of the Outdoors & Roads Less Traveled.

     Made Like They Used To in Los Angeles, CA. USA


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