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How Borsalino makes 70,000 fedoras with machines from the 1800s

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  • In Alessandria, Italy, craftsmen spend seven weeks making one Borsalino hat.
  • Borsalino has used the same methods since 1857.
  • It takes at least 50 steps to turn raw rabbit fur into a fedora.

Fedoras may be out of fashion today, but the Italian designer responsible for the hats is still producing them in the same traditional methods that first made them famous.

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