What We’re Thankful For, by Stormy Kromer

November 21, 2011

From the slightly silly to the serious, and in no particular order, this is what we are thankful for here at Stormy Kromer this week. Living Legend Finalists – After reading their stories, we think you’ll be thankful for people like these outstanding citizens too. Don’t forget to vote for your favorite. Ida Kromer – […]

Welcome to the Kromer Kap Kulture Klub. Well, sort of.

November 11, 2011

Although they’re a welcoming bunch of guys and there’s no secret handshake or anything, this isn’t a club—excuse me, klub—you can join. You see, you’ve got to be part of the Opatik family (or a very close friend) and you’ve got to be a Stormy Kromer fanatic. Frank Opatik is both. His first Kromer Original […]

Meet the Stormy Kromer Customer Service Gals

November 2, 2011

The only thing our Customer Service folks can’t do over the phone is serve you pie and coffee. If you’ve got concerns, questions, or simply want to order a catalog, they’re the kind of folks you want to help you out. Extra-mile kind of people. People who love to sit and share a good story. […]

Made in the USA: The Journey of an American Sewing Manufacturer

October 25, 2011

By Bob Jacquart, CEO In 1974, when I started working for my dad in his canvas repair shop with one other employee, I never once thought that “made in America” would ever mean something significant to me – and to our country. As our small sewing business evolved – around the time I was 30 […]

Stormy Kromer featured in Country Living Magazine!

October 21, 2011

Over a year ago, we received a call from Country Living Magazine. We had several discussions with them about the history of our brand and where we are today. We had hoped they would publish an article last year, and we were pleasantly surprised when they contacted us again this summer. After a series of […]

Seeking all Living Legends

October 19, 2011

Maybe it was the uncle who came back from the war, cleared his land and built a home out of timbers he split by hand. Or the little old neighbor-lady who killed a bear with a stick to protect a group of schoolchildren. Or maybe it’s just someone you know who has gone out of […]

Designing the Airman’s Jacket

October 10, 2011

We’ve launched a number of new designs for this fall – including a number of new apparel and outerwear items. One of these designs is our new Airman’s Jacket – Stormy Kromer’s take on the traditional bomber jacket. With all the interest nowadays about design – take the success of Bravo’s Project Runway for instance […]

Stormy Kromer Living Legend 2012

October 3, 2011

Nominee’s Name: Paul “Bunyan” Bjornson Nominee’s Residence: Sugar Camp, WI Nominee’s Email: iheartlogging@mail.ox Please tell us in 750 words or less, why your nominee is a Stormy Kromer Living Legend: Paul was born and raised in Mercer, WI and spent his childhood fishing for walleye on many of the local lakes and flowages. He attended […]

Stormy Kromer Fan Feature

September 27, 2011

Tim Santefort’s story isn’t a hundred years old, but it will be. “It’s not a shrine!” That’s what he tries to tell you about the framed Stormy Kromer poster surrounded by the dozen or so caps he and his family wear on a daily basis. “It’s a hat rack, that’s all.” Maybe so, but it’s […]

Developing Stormy Kromer Plaids

September 18, 2011

In addition to designing new products each year, our product development team also has the task of developing new plaid designs to be used on existing products. This fall, we are launching three new exclusive Stormy Kromer plaids: Superior, Wintergreen and Mapleberry. So, how does an exclusive Stormy Kromer plaid get developed anyway? Our team […]

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