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Advancements in Stylish Villainy: The Heisenberg Hat 

Wednesday, Jul 17 2013

A few years ago, San Francisco hatmakers the Goorin Bros. were tapped to create the signature black felt pork-pie hat worn by Walter White in the AMC methodrama Breaking Bad. And now everyone wants one, which is why the century-old company decided to produce an exclusive collector's edition of the "Heisenberg hat." It debuts at this year's Comic-Con in San Diego on July 20, which gives you plenty of time to break it in before the final episodes of Breaking Bad, premiering Aug. 11.

What's more, you can get your Heisenberg hat signed by the show's creator, Vince Gilligan, during the Con, which happens to be at the Goorin Bros. San Diego Gaslamp location.

Since the hat shop was established in 1895, the hatmakers decided to make 1,895 limited edition Heisenberg hats, which will come with a letterpress serial numbered certificate of authenticity, custom interchangeable hat pins, Breaking Bad-themed butcher paper wrapping, and a hatbox. If you miss the Con, you can still get your Heisenberg hat when the company rolls them out nationwide. But the question remains: When will we be able to decorate our homes with Saul's Constitutional wallpaper?

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Erin Sherbert

Erin Sherbert

Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.


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