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Jack Kellogg’s interest in fashion and history led him into the hat business at age 17. “The hat was the accessory that stood out the most,” he says. “It made the biggest statement about who a person was.”

Hatman Jack’s is a fixture in Delano, which was a separate town right along the Chisholm Trail where cowboys could blow off steam. “The streets of Wichita were paved by the sins of Delano,” Kellogg says. “The hat went hand in hand with history.” ack Kellogg’s interest in fashion and history led him into the hat business at age 17. “The hat was the accessory that stood out the most,” he says. “It made the biggest Hatma_Jacks_Detailstatement about who a person was.”

And so does his business. “On any given day in this store we are likely to reach for a tool that could have been manufactured in 1890,” he says.

Kellogg’s work has been featured in movies and TV shows, but he loves to help anyone find the perfect hat for their face, shape and personality.  “If somebody is shy and does not want to engage with others, I wouldn’t recommend a hat,” he says. “People who wear hats have more personality as a general rule than those who do not. It takes a little courage.”