Knickerbocker MFG Channels the Great Depression in New Editorial

You, too, can now be a member of the ’20s-era working class with this piece of iconic headwear.

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The 8 Quarter Cap is the star of Knickerbocker MFG’s latest editorial, titled “Home Is Where You Hang Your Hat.” A symbol of the working class during the era of the Great Depression, the 8 Quarter Cap shot to fame atop the chiseled heads of Marlon Brando and James Dean, and is now revered as an icon of early 20th century America. As such, the New York-based hat maker has chosen to reinterpret the silhouette in period-accurate denim, houndstooth wool, herringbone wool, and wool twill. Available online now for $85 USD each.

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