How Does a Guy Say No To This?

April 12, 2012

Even though the wedding date’s not set yet, you can tell that Linnea Rivard and Michael Balda’s upcoming nuptials aren’t necessarily all that traditional. For starters, the happy couple met at an online matchmaking site. They didn’t even get to go out alone on their first date (she brought a friend along, just to be […]

The Living Legend Tattoo

March 30, 2012

If you’ve been following our posts about 2012 Living Legend Jim Dehlin, you may remember that in the story titled “A Visit From a Legend“, Jim mentioned the possibility of getting a Living Legend tattoo. Well, in legendary fashion, he was true to his word. This fabulous bit of art was done by Jim’s niece, […]

Featured Retailer: Getz’s Department Store

March 23, 2012

Unless you’re reading this from someplace like Singapore, you’re gonna want to get to Getz’s. We like Getz’s. A lot. A little too much, maybe. But when you’ve got three stacked floors of department store goodness packed with people who remember how things used to be done, well, it feels to us like the kind […]

A Visit From A Legend

February 20, 2012

This past Friday, the employees at Stormy Kromer were proud to welcome a legend into their factory. A Living Legend, actually. Jim Dehlin and family, with Bob Jacquart Our inaugural Living Legend winner, Jim Dehlin (along with six family members, including his wife, son and daughter) spent a good part of Friday afternoon with us. […]

Saturdays with Bob: One Customer at a Time

February 13, 2012

By Bob Jacquart, CEO As I look back on my life’s journey, little did I know that the skills that I learned in my first part-time job would come full circle. Back in the 7th grade, I put together bicycles, strollers and wagons at my Uncle King’s five-and-dime store. My uncle encouraged me to meet […]

Behind the Scenes: Stormy Kromer Staff on the Road

January 23, 2012

It’s the time of year when fall/winter brands, like ourselves, hit the road and begin showing off what’s new for Fall 2012. We just got back from our first national trade show of the year, the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market. We met with over 80 retailers, current and new, over the course of the 4-day […]

Stormy Kromer in Outside Magazine

January 11, 2012

Have you seen the February issue of Outside Magazine? One of the cover stories this month is “63 Perfect Things.” We’re very proud to say that the Original Stormy Kromer Cap rounds out the list at number 63. We’d like to send our thanks to the folks over at Outside Magazine for including us in […]

Announcing the 2012 Living Legend – Jim Dehlin

January 9, 2012

When we decided to honor our legendary wool cap by honoring a few living legends, we were pretty sure we’d meet some doozies. We never imagined we’d run into someone like Jim Dehlin. According to the entry form sent in by Jim’s son, Jesse, Jim is a bona fide American hero. The U.S. Army even […]

Using Your Stormy Kromer

January 5, 2012

Happy New Year everyone! We have a feeling that there were quite a few Stormy Kromer caps under the Christmas tree this year. So to any new members of the SK family who might be reading this blog for the first time, welcome! Because of our potential newcomers, we thought we’d take a minute to […]

The Making of the Petal Pusher

December 30, 2011

Of all of the new products we introduced in 2011, the Petal Pusher Cap has been the biggest hit. In fact, we’ve sold over 5 times our initial sales projections for this product. We’ve received rave reviews from the women who are wearing them and we’re hard at work on new color choices for 2012. […]

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