Owners of Black-Owned Hat Company Featured on ESPN Open New Store in Los Angeles

Henry Dickerson and Ali Nervis

Henry Dickerson and Ali Nervis, the founders and owners of Straw & Wool Hat Company, a Black-owned hat brand based in Phoenix, Arizona, that gained national recognition during ESPN's Champion Black Businesses initiative, are celebrating the grand opening of their new store in Los Angeles, California.

The company has seen remarkable growth over the past year due to its commitment to craftsmanship, community engagement, and celebrating Black culture, solidifying its status as the fastest-growing national brand. Owners Henry Dickerson and Ali Nervis have worked diligently to make Straw & Wool the go-to for classic style with an updated twist and now they’re giving the world a look inside the new Southern California flagship store.

On June 8th, attendees will have the opportunity to meet the founders, learn about the company's journey, tour the new space, and preview Straw & Wool’s latest hat collections.

"We’re excited because this move puts us right in the heart of culture on the West Coast,” said Nervis. “We can’t wait to connect with the community and develop a lot of new great relationships. When we look back–we are so grateful to ESPN featuring Straw & Wool in the Champion Black Businesses initiative. This past year has been an incredible journey of growth and the exposure we've received has been amazing. Our brand recognition has exploded and Straw & Wool will soon be a household name with the continued love and support that we’ve received."

All are invited to join the owners and team of Straw & Wool Hat Company to celebrate their remarkable achievements.

Event Details:
Date: June 8, 2024
Time: 10am to 7pm
Location: Straw and Wool Hat Company, Mid City 5593 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90019

About Straw & Wool: Founded in February 2020, the founders have always had a love for style and each has had their individual experience with selling men’s accessories independently for several years. With Phoenix being such a transplant town having residents from all over the country, many of whom have a deep appreciation for classic hats, the team came together to create a destination for hat lovers and hat newbies alike. Learn more about the brand at StrawandWool.com

For press inquiries, contact classic@strawandwool.com or 915-241-0708.

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