This hatmaker is beloved by celebrities like Lady Gaga and Pharrell — here's why one of his custom hats can cost $1,000

  • Nick Fouquet is a Venice Beach hatmaker with a clientele list that includes celebrities like Lady Gaga and Pharrell Williams.
  • His hats can sell for up to $US1,000 each because of the high-quality materials and intensive process it takes to make them.
  • Fouquet told us that hatmakers often keep their processes a secret, but he gave us an inside look into how he makes his masterpieces – including the part of the process where he sets the hats on fire.

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