Nothing in popular culture has had more of an impact on the hat business in the past 30 years than the Indiana Jones movies. Indy’s hat is a modern-day icon. Its current influence on the hat buying public is nothing short of a phenomenon. Without it, I may not have been able to send my sons to college or buy my home in house-price-crazy San Diego. In my opinion, the general resurgence of the fedora can be traced to this hat’s popularity. Enough gushing – see the officially licensed Indy hats below. (Oh – thank you Lucas, Speilberg, Ford, et .al).
When asked about the new Indiana Jones movie (in pre-production 2007), Harrison Ford comments “I’m delighted to be back in business with my old friends. I don’t know if the pants still fit but I know the hat will.”
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