Since 1962 when David and Dorothy Morgan started the company, David Morgan has been a family owned and operated mail order business presenting traditional, quality items discovered in the pursuit of their own personal interests. In addition to jewelry from the Pacific Northwest and their own line of Celtic jewelry, David Morgan offers Akubra® hats from Australia, a range of quality leathergoods, Tilley hats, clothing and luggage, and much more. Many David Morgan suppliers are also family run, putting their personal integrity behind their goods.
Due to the incredible popularity of our Cavin in Bronze Series, we have begun to expand our line into silver and gold. Our first animal is the sea turtle. Available in both a pendant and earrings, Cavin’s attention to detail is as striking in silver and gold as in bronze. A sea turtle swimming is the epitome of grace and beauty–one of Nature’s spectacles.
David’s favorite phrase for helping a hat customer was, “Buy the hat that winks at you.” Why such simple advice? Why not use the drawings on the Internet that compare face shapes with hat shapes?
David believed that you look best in a hat that you like, regardless of how it fits proportionally. We have many customers that come into our store wanting the Adventurer. And why not? With the Indy Bash it has a style of its own. Your head might be considered “too small” for a hat with such a wide brim and tall crown, but if you feel good wearing it, you will radiate that feeling. It becomes a part of you. You do not become a part of the hat.
We also have people with large heads who want to wear the stingy-brimmed Hampton. It gives the modern look that many younger men (and women) enjoy.
If you are looking for a hat that fits proportionally to your head size and face shape, by all means use the drawings online. A well-proportioned hat looks fantastic, and will complement what you wear. But if you are magically drawn to a hat, go ahead and wear it, regardless of its proportions.
If you need a hat for summer, but are worried that a fur felt is too much for the heat, you can always try a straw hat. Another alternative is to go with a Tilley.
Tilley started in 1980 when Alex Tilley needed a good hat for sailing and couldn’t find one. He decided to make one himself. Sparing no effort, he sought advice from a milliner, sailmaker and hat maker, and, as he says, “got it right”. Only afterwards, when he saw that he had an outstanding hat, did he decide to sell it through stores.
There are two summer hats from Tilley that you can enjoy. Both are light and comfortable, pack easily and provide good sun protection.
The Airflo is vented. It is made from Nylamtium® fabric, a strong water-and-mildew resistant nylon that provides lightweight protection from the sun. The polyester mesh incorporated in the crown is a distinctive feature and allows air circulation.
Tilley’s Hemp Hat is more rugged, but will also provide proper sun protection.