The Kangol Is Timeless: From LL Cool J To The Notorious B.I.G.

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Kangol was founded in the 1920's and took its name from the “K” in silk, the “ANG” in angora, and the “OL” in wool. What makes Kangol special is that throughout the years they have made hats that capture the counterculture as well as the folks who favor timeless and upscale attire. Kangol hats have been donned by such famous figures as Princess Diana and were the official headwear for the Beatles in the 60's and would later become a signature of hip-hop apparel when a list of rappers took to the famous hat company during the early 1980's.

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Alexander Ramalho