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Attention seeking Hatstand Valets

Attention seeking valets

Attention seeking valets, the Hatstand Valet in oak.

The golden boy of valet stands, the Hatstand Valet in oak.

When I first introduced the Hatstand Valets I wondered what kind of homes they would find their way into. They make a statement in any bedroom or dressing room, especially the skull option.

Not long after the skull started to sell I noticed he was becoming a regular choice for men who ordered valets for their office, lawyers and businessmen who maybe have him as a vailed threat to potential adversaries.

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Red velvet hat rest on an oak clothes valet.

The velvet flock hat rest can be a little more gentle. Whether blending in with its surroundings or going for a complete contrast. On the website it’s listed black as standard but a there’s a selection of colours available as a bespoke detail.

Take on your world with the Hatstand Valet

Take on your world with the Attention seeking Hatstand Valet

Then there’s the globe option with a beautiful, handmade globe made by traditional British globe makers Lander and May. Something from the study in your dressing room.

If you’re looking for a valet that adds a bit of interest in your room, have a look at the hatstand valets. There’s plenty to choose from and the bespoke service if you have something different in mind.

 

Sam Brown

The calming effect of valet ownership

Why you need a valet number 2

Why you need a valet number 2.
Enjoy a a calm start to the day. If you’ve had enough of the daily mad rush. And you find yourself trying to get a head start on tomorrow. Hanging your clothes over a chair or from the door of your wardrobe. You’ve probably reached the point in your life where you should think about investing in a valet.

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Shirt, tie everything perfect and ready to go

And it is an investment, think of those panicked mornings when the shirt you want is in the laundry, the tie has a souvenir from dinner and you haven’t the time to think of a good alternative. This is where you could use a little help from your last night self. When that minute of planning and setting things out could have meant breakfast calmly sat at the table instead of running for the train.

Now that you might be seeing the light, do you want to ferret around car boot sales or eBay. Looking for something that’s biggest plus is that your grandfather may have had one. Nowadays taste is so varied whether it’s modern or retro. Everybody has their own style and a valet has to be part of that and not just be the thing in the corner no one else likes the look of.

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Blending in with style.

Blending into the background with a colour coordinated velvet flock covered hat rest.

Blending into the background with a colour coordinated velvet flock covered hat rest.

Blending in with style.

Amongst its various options, the Hatstand Valet comes with a black velvet covered hat rest. As good as it looks sometimes you just want to add something just to make it your own. Etched messages or initials can let the whole world know who’s valet it is but if it’s going into a room with a very definite look, fitting in is sometimes the key. Continue reading

Orange velvet Hatstand Gentleman's Valet

For gents not afraid of a little colour

For gents not afraid of a little colour. Velvet flock hat rests have been available since I first launched the valets. Up till now they’ve been discreetly offered in black with colour just quietly mentioned as a bespoke option. A recent order made me wake up my ideas about the velvet flock covered balls. Continue reading

Bespoke details… colour matching.

Over the last few months we’ve made a few bespoke Gentleman’s Retainer valets which particularly featured colour matching. Because the retainer doesn’t involve any moving parts like the valets with the wooden screw thread. It can be available in a wider range of timbers and finishes. Continue reading

Bespoke details… Etching

Bespoke details… Etching
This is one of my a recent bespoke commissions. The client wanted the valet colour matched to other furniture in their bedroom. As it was an anniversary gift she also wanted her husband’s initials and their wedding anniversary etched. Etching is done by laser so there’s a good range of fonts available. You might even be able to add that tattoo you were afraid to have yourself. Continue reading