PORTLAND, Ore. — Classic Collections on Southeast Hawthorne is one busy place. Companies from across the United States furnish the store with all kinds of hats from the very casual to the extremely elegant.
Manufacturers such as Stetson, Biltmore and Christie’s of London are represented at Classic Collections two locations. A second store is on the lower level of Clackamas Town Center. Hats range in price from just $18.00 to $500.00 . The average price of a trendy hat is $86.00.
Manager Rebecca Lucas says, “Hats seem to make a come back every 20 years or so. The fabrics are rich and beautiful. Teens love them and so do adult men and women who remember growing up with them.”