Texan hat shop kits out cowboys, movie stars

Abe Cortez
Abe Cortez

A store in San Antonio, Texas has put its cowboy hats on famous actors, US presidents and even the Pope.

Abe Cortez's store has been making hats for 80 years and is the number-one dealer in Texas.

Paris Hatters has been in the business since 1917, with Mr Cortez now carrying on the family tradition, selling hats ranging from US$75 to US$7000.

Last year Mr Cortez sold more than 8000 hats, sending them to every country except Cuba.

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