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Von Dutch Hats

Discussion in 'TRIBE Main Forum' started by scruffy1, Apr 3, 2004.

  1. scruffy1

    scruffy1 TRIBE Member

    What the FUCK is up with these hats? I hate them. It seems that the EXACT same type of person always is wearing them --stupid blonde bitches.
  2. Chubbs

    Chubbs TRIBE Member

  3. litespeed

    litespeed Well-Known TRIBEr

    another one of those fashion trends that the masses catch on to when it's no longer fashionable.
  4. scruffy1

    scruffy1 TRIBE Member



    But they all still think that they are cool as shit for wearing them.
  5. Eclectic

    Eclectic TRIBE Member

    I laughed my ass off when I saw a guy wearing one of those hats backwards at Eaton Centre on Monday....
    He was trying to be hardcore.
  6. JESuX

    JESuX TRIBE Member


    dave and i stole one off the wall at the underground in Hamilton. Authentic shit, it says "the slats" (which I'm assuming is the name of some shitty band that played there years ago)

    i'd actually consider rocking this thing if it wasn't

  7. afterglow

    afterglow TRIBE Member

    i tend to see college prep boys wearing them.
  8. Spinsah

    Spinsah TRIBE Member

    does that imply that at one time they were fashionable?
  9. JESuX

    JESuX TRIBE Member

    they looked cool when people weren't really rocking out in them. a couple years ago i saw a hand full of people in kensington attire wearing them, and looking smashing.

    that time has passed.
  10. terrawrist III

    terrawrist III TRIBE Member

    I saw a 70 year old dude rockin' one...cool but stupid at the same time...they DO need to die along with neon shit
  11. [SQUARE]

    [SQUARE] TRIBE Member

    I went shopping in toronto yesterday which I hadn't done in a long time. Dude, they are everywhere!
  12. Mz. SPy

    Mz. SPy TRIBE Member

    i like them.

    i mean you could say all baseball hats are "played out".

    its just a brand of hats and they have nice colours and nice styles.
  13. RJ45

    RJ45 TRIBE Member

    the folks at von dutch are laughing all the way to the bank though. respect.
  14. rentboy

    rentboy TRIBE Member

    that's a good point.
  15. scruffy1

    scruffy1 TRIBE Member

    Did you say "nice" in reference to von dutch hats???
    They look fucking retarded!
  16. Eclectic

    Eclectic TRIBE Member

    Correct me if I'm wrong...but aren't the Von Dutch hats all trucker hats that need to be burned and forgotten?
  17. terrawrist III

    terrawrist III TRIBE Member

    some backwards,some to the side, some with holes in them, some made of denim, some pink...blah

    remember those metal plated ones with like " brooklyn" on them??...actually now those von dutch doesn't soun so bad:D
  18. Spinsah

    Spinsah TRIBE Member

    No, I don't think that works at all.

    The thing with Von Dutch is that they appropriated a very blue-collar garment and turned it into a high-priced fashion item. Mesh-back trucker hats have been around for a long time because they are really cheap to produce en mass. So with the whole trash-trend, where it's cool to look vintage (but only if the "vintage" is new and expensive) there's something to really be said for fetishising the commodity.

    It's similar with the Abercrombie/American Eagle/Campus Crew line of psuedo-vintage wear, all these shirt's make reference to places that don't exist, somehow invoking a nostalgic reference to an era that never was.

    Baudrillard would be pissed!
  19. Mz. SPy

    Mz. SPy TRIBE Member

    yes i did.

    and what makes them more retarded then anything else people wear. it's just a hat.
  20. Mz. SPy

    Mz. SPy TRIBE Member

    They are not more high priced then baseball caps or any other fucking hats. Any hat you buy will run you between 30 and 50 bucks.

    Why the hate for Von Dutch in particular on this board?
  21. twitch

    twitch TRIBE Member

    but JT sports it..

    it must be cool.

    [​IMG] !
  22. Balzz

    Balzz TRIBE Member

    Wow, pretty cool how so many people are into hot-rodding now.
  23. lok

    lok TRIBE Member

    a Von Dutch hat on a clean cut type guy screams "Come convert me Im a GayDo*"

  24. el Guapo

    el Guapo TRIBE Member

    von dutch and all trucker caps should be banished. just like the people who wear them.

    you aren't original and you have nothing to contribute to the fashion world.period.:p

    what's next? devo caps??? meh
  25. terrawrist III

    terrawrist III TRIBE Member

    tara reid is a stupid drunken slut.

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