Hubba-UB Podcast: Kangol Headwear’s Nic Harris on Embracing Subcultures
By now you’ve seen us mention Kangol on our blog and how their hats have been making waves for over 80 years. Recently, Saul Colt got a chance to sit down with Design and Product Director, Nic Harris to delve deeper into the brand’s epic story.
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While Kangol began its legacy in 1938, it entered into an entirely new phase in fashion by the 1980s. The heritage brand was adopted by the hip hop community at large as Run-DMC, LL COOL J, Slick Rick, Grandmaster Flash and The Notorius B.I.G all proudly donned their premium quality hats. Nic and Saul chat about how being embraced by a subculture gained Kangol a new audience while updating the brand’s strong English image.
Tune in to hear more about all things subculture-related while further getting to know this amazing brand!
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