Milliner Dina Pisani opened Cha-Cha’s House of Ill Repute design studio in 2001. Based out of Brooklyn New York, Cha-Cha’s is an evolving celebration of hats from the 1920’s & 1930’s. Pisani’s aesthetic offers a “blend of vintage and modern design elements combined with unexpected and/or contrasting details”. Her design studio employs traditional design/fabrication techniques, sculpting each topper by hand with wooden blocks. True to inspiration, vintage trimmings finish off the many unique styles to create a custom-made hat at a retail price.

Cha-Cha's House of Ill Repute | Spring/Summer 2010

Since 2007 Sugarcube® offers these high quality felt and straw hats to you, showcasing genuine leather and suede, exotic feathers and the finest ribbons.

Hidalgo | Camel, Vented Panama Fedora with Camel Lambskin piping on brim. Trimmed with Brown Grosgrain with Stripe overlay.

Hidalgo | 23″ | Panama Fedors with Camel Lambskin Piping. Brown Grosgarin with Stripe Overlay.

Nino | Black Panama Fedora with Black Suede piping. Trimmed with Black/Silver/Red Ribbon and finished with Guinea Hen Feather

Nino | 22 7/8″ | Black Panama Fedora with Black Suede piping. Trimmed with Black/Silver/Red Ribbon and finished with Guinea Hen Feather

Kevin | Camel Panama Trilby with Brown Suede Piping on brim. Trimmed with Brown Grosgrain with multi stripe overlay.

Kevin | 22″ | Camel Panama Trilby with Brown Suede Piping on brim. Trimmed with Brown Grosgrain with multi stripe overlay.

El Chapo | Brown/Camel Checked

El Chapo | 21 7/8″ | Brown/Camel Checked Panama Fedora with Brown Suede piping. Brown Stripe Grosgrain Trim

Elliot | Hand-Dyed Grey Shantung Straw Porkpie with Navy Suede piping on brim. Trimmed with Grey Grosgrain ribbon with Stripe Overlay

Elliot | 21 7/8″ | Shantung Straw Porkpie with camel lambskin suede piping on brim. Trimmed with Blue Grosgrain ribbon with Stripe Overlay

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