Founded in 2019, Chapelo is a manufacturer of custom fit American-made classic-style men’s hats that are custom measured and handcrafted with the finest materials for superior fit and durability. Chapelo’s hat maker and artisan Matt Howard is no stranger to the hat world. He entered the industry as a tooling builder making hat blocks and flange sets. He has been commissioned by many well-known hat lovers and celebrities to do custom brim work. All of Chapelo’s hats are 100 percent made by hand with no machines or automation.
Fashion house Ungaro hired new creative director. The post took designer Giles Deacon, which was no surprise after weeks of rumors about his appointment.
With the appointment, Giles Deacon becomes the latest of designers to attempt to right Ungaro, which has been bleeding money since the 2004 retirement of its founder and namesake.