Hold on to your hats, Baltimore; chilly weather is here to stay. The leaves are changing color while raspy winds are growing stronger and it’s high time to layer up once again. The perfect fall hat, when selected with upmost reverence, has a dual ability of keeping you both warm and fashionable. Bundle up in chilly weather with the purchase of a new personalized headpiece from one of the following local shops. Dressy, sporty, designer or casual; these autumn seasonal hats are as eclectic as the individuals they adorn.

Hats By Marjae
400 N. Center St., Suite 191
Westminster, MD 21157
(443) 828-4245
www.marjaehats.com

Based just outside of Baltimore in Westminster, Hats by Marjae has a wide selection of exquisite fascinators and hats for both men and women. The online shop carries hats for all occasions with an assortment of styles to choose from. Customized toppers in warm hues make for a fanciful, brisk autumn day. Check out the website for ordering and/or appointment details.

Photo Credit: Hats in the Belfry via Facebook

Photo Credit: Hats in the Belfry via Facebook

Hats in the Belfry
103 Main St.
Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 268-6333
www.hatsinthebelfry.com

Hats in the Belfry is the Annapolis extension of the widely popular local millinery. Well-made, quality designer hats, from derbies to cloches, are available to top off your fall wardrobe. With over 30 years in business, four area locations (plus one in Philadelphia) and an online store, Hats in the Belfry may quite possibly be the one-stop shop for all of your topper needs.

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Photo Credit: Thinkstock.com

Waverly Main Street Hats
3019 Greenmount Ave.
Baltimore, MD
(410) 235-5272
www.candehatcenter.com

Step out on town feeling like a million bucks after a visit to Main Street Fedora Hat Shop. Offering superb, individualized service similar to generations past, this shop offers gentlemen top-notch service with a smile. Custom-fit hats and neckwear is available by appointment or walk-in.

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(Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

(Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Wild Bill’s Apparel
7928 Belair Road
Nottingham, MD 21236
(410) 665-7515
www.wildbillsapparel.com

Baltimoreans, this list wouldn’t be complete without a nod to our home teams. Wild Bills is an authorized dealer of all local sports team gear. This fall, the shop offers warm, fuzzy hats decorated in your favorite hues of purple, orange or red, just to name a few.

WoolWorks
6117 Falls Road
Baltimore, MD 21209
(410) 377-2060
www.woolworksbalt.com

Crafty folks may appreciate the idea of creating a customized knitted or crocheted hat, either for keeps or gifting. WoolWorks is a local area favorite, offering an assortment of yarns and patterns that come in handy for designing a smashing headpiece. In addition to stocking a large selection of materials, WoolWorks offers instructional classes and monthly knitting socials, covering various topics to help anyone from novice to seamstress on their path to knitted perfection. Store hours of operation may vary; check website for details.

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