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FEATURED PRODUCTS Top pick products from our store. Discover what you see and what you love

NEW PRODUCTS Top Pick Products From Our Store. Discover What You See And What You Love

Bailey Mannes Stingy Brim Bailey Mannes Stingy Brim

Bailey Mannes Stingy Brim

$65.00

This Bailey braid style is on our best sellers list! The Mannes features a custom color mixed braid and contrast rope grosgrain band finished with a comfort sweatband. This easy to wear teardrop...

Kangol Ventair 504 Cap Kangol Ventair 504 Cap

Kangol Ventair 504 Cap

$42.95

The Ventair Cap is our best selling Kangol cap. Classic 504 shape with the Kangaroo logo embroidered on the back. The Vents along the side make it a great Summer cap! Available...

Stetson Temple Felt Hat Stetson Temple Felt Hat

Stetson Temple Felt Hat

$220.00

The Temple Fedora, deriving its name from the famous Indiana Jones movie "Temple of Doom,"  is constructed of quality fur felt and features a center pinchfront crown, interior roan leather...

Stetson Hat Box Stetson Hat Box

Stetson Hat Box

$9.95

Dobbs Hat BoxThe best wait to store your favorite Hat is in a hat box! • Fits up to two Hats • Helps keep bugs and dust off your Hat • For 2 3/4 inch brims and smaller • No handle

Bailey Hat Box Bailey Hat Box

Bailey Hat Box

$9.95

Bailey Hat Box Made for Fedora's with up to 2 5/8 inch brim. • Protect from bugs and dust • Rope handle for easy transporting

Resistol Hat Brush Resistol Hat Brush

Resistol Hat Brush

$14.95

Has your wool or felt hat seen better days? Use a soft brush starting at the left side of the hat and brush counterclockwise toward the back and around again. Using a brush every so often is an...

Dobbs Hat Box Dobbs Hat Box

Dobbs Hat Box

$9.95

Dobbs Hat BoxThe best wait to store your favorite Hat is in a hat box! • Fits up to two Hats • Helps keep bugs and dust off your Hat • For 2 3/4 inch brims and smaller • No Handle

Bailey Briar Safari Hat Bailey Briar Safari Hat

Bailey Briar Safari Hat

$110.00

Briar is a classic Teardrop Crown with a Turn Down Brim. It's crafted out of our water repellant, shape retentive LiteFelt® body. Then trimmed with a sleek leather band with brass buckle detail and...

Testimonials

See what our customers say about Meyer The Hatter

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J. R. Lonsway

Bought my first hat here in 1992. Bought several more since. Great store, great memories.

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Liz Leith

Visited NOLA for Mardi Gras and stumbled across Meyer the Hatter. The staff could not have been nicer. I found a fedora but the band was light brown and I wanted black. No problem they said! Made the hat to order. Can’t wait to get back and see what I can buy this hear. Highly recommend!

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Don Ravanelli

A wonderful place for hats...started buying there in 1976, again in 2004 and via internet since..great service, great selection, and a must place to visit when in New Orleans!!

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Wiley Lowry

This is a great hat shop with quality hats. They have something for everyone and for every occasion. It’s definitely worth a visit!

Latest Articles See what they have written about us

23rd Oct 2020

A Hat from Meyer

"A Hat from Meyer: We’re mad about Meyer the Hatter, for the selection, the service, and the 100-year-plus history. You’re in the South, darlin', you can rock some class headgear." -- Frommer's "The Best Souvenirs in New Orleans"h...

23rd Oct 2020

Travel+Leisure

The most trusted name in town is Meyer, who have been adorning heads here for more than 100 years. The shop is satisfyingly old-school, with friendly and knowledgeable assistants who can help you find exactly what you need amid th...

23rd Sep 2020

Interview with Meyer the Hatter: New Orleans

Meyer The Hatter is the South’s Largest Hat Store. It was established in 1894 by Sam H. Meyer in the first block of St. Charles Avenue, in Downtown New Orleans. Originally called  Meyer’s Hat Box, the small shop prospered ov...

22nd Aug 2017

300 for 300: New Orleans Tricentennial

“With changing times come changing fashions. Consequently, countless other hat stores have come and gone around the country since 1894. But Meyer the Hatter endures -- which is no small thing in a city in which local institutions...

23rd Nov 2015

"The GQ 100: The 13 Best Specialty Shops in the Country"

Very few of the stores on this list were in business back in 1994, much less 1894. But the best places in New Orleans have all been around forever, and 121-year-old Meyer the Hatter—on St. Charles Avenue, just across Canal Street...

27th May 2011

HATS OFF!

Sam Meyer, current patriarch of Meyer the Hatter, knows that hats are more than just accessories. “You don’t look at John Wayne’s shoes. The hat sets the piece in the movie. It sets the time and the character. It’s an identi...