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Watson’s Hat Shop in the Media … TV Appearances & Magazine Articles

ELEVATE MAGAZINE | NOV 2018

Hollywood Inspires 13-Year Old Visionary

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Never for one moment can the movie script be written any better than this story.  Nationally recognized Master Hatter, Eric Watson, started writing the screenplay when he was only 13-years-old.  The young visionary inspired by the Indiana Jones character and longing for the fedora hat worn by …   READ MORE …

SEDONA MONTHLY | SEPT 2018

Things to Do in Northern Arizona

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Did you binge-watch the Netflix series Godless? Then you’ll be thrilled to know that the hats donned by three of the main characters are the creation of Arizona hat maker Eric Watson, owner of Watson’s Hat Shop in Cave Creek. (Eric also creates the hats for the fourth season of the SyFy series 12 Monkeys.) Eric began his career by creating replica hats for movies, television and music.   READ MORE …

SCOTTSDALE MODERN LUXURY | SEPT 2018

Glad Hatter

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Eric Watson tips his trilby to the craft of hat-making.  Making hats for characters in the Netflix series Godless and Syfy’s 12 Monkeys helped put master hat-maker Eric Watson, as well as wife and partner, Emily, on the headgear map. However, the 36-year-old owner of Watson’s Hat Shop in Cave Creek doesn’t like to bask in the limelight, preferring to stick to his laborious 64-step process to craft custom hats on vintage equipment for discerning clients.     READ MORE …

AZ BIG MEDIA | JUNE 2018

Valley’s Watson’s Hat Shop works on ‘Godless’ for Netflix

Having been the youngest hat-maker when he began, Eric Watson of Watson’s Hat Shop has come a long way, designing hats for the NETFLIX Series “Godless” is a huge step in his career. In addition to Godless, Watson has created a hat for the character “Cole” in the SyFy series 12 Monkeys fourth season.   READ MORE …

NETFLIX | NOV. 2017

Watson’s Hat Shop Official Hat Maker for Netflix Series “Godless”

Watson’s Hat Shop was chosen to be the official hat maker for the lead actors in the Netflix original western film series “Godless,” a limited period drama series from the Out of Sight duo of Steven Soderbergh and Scott Frank. Written, directed and executive produced by Frank, Godless is a Western set in an 1800s New Mexico mining town.

START UP BY UPS STORE | NOV. 2017

Watson’s Hat Shop & UPS – Topping It Off Right

Eric Watson is a commercial pilot who, as a kid, loved Indiana Jones and his famous fedora. Eventually, Eric quit flying and bought some 1800s-era millinery equipment to make high end, custom hats. It may sound like a crazy path to entrepreneurship, but Eric knew exactly what he wanted to do. Now, he uses age-old techniques to make the finest vintage hats.

AMERICA MADE MATTERS DAY | FEB. 2017

America Made Matters Day

Eric Watson Master Hat Maker celebrates each year a congressional holiday known as American Made Matters Day on November 19th. Eric talks about the importance of this holiday, the meaning behind it and its relevance to our local community.

ARIZONA HIGHWAYS INTERVIEW | DEC. 2013

Saguaro Spotlight – Eric Watson

Saguaro Spotlight sits down with Eric Watson, owner and founder of Watson’s Hat Shop in Cave Creek, Arizona.

NATIONAL BANK OF ARIZONA  | FEB. 2014

NB|AZ AmaZing Rewards Day Trip

Watson’s Hat Shop sets the stage for National Bank of Arizona commercial.

CITY SUN TIMES | MAY 2016

Custom Craftsmanship Of Yesteryear

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AZ BIG MEDIA | MARCH 2015

Vintage Hat Maker Puts A Lid On Childhood Dream

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PHOENIX MAGAZINE | SEPT. 2015

Eric Watson – The Glad Hatter

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IMAGESAZ | DEC. 2015

Watson’s Hat Shop – Taking It From The Top

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SCOTTSDALE MODERN LUXURY | JUNE 2015

Eric Watson: Old Soul Hat Maker

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GOOD MORNING AZ  | AUG. 2015

Road Trip to Watson’s Hat Shop

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ABC 15 FEATURE STORY | JULY 2013

Hollywood movie inspires young Valley hat maker

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IMAGESAZ | APRIL 2013

Taking It From The Top

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