Karl Alley: Original Hardware

by LifeWithoutKarmaloop

Brand History

Karl Alley Original Hardware is a Swedish headwear label established in March 2012 by avant garde designer, Karl Alley. The brand specializes in statement headwear embellished with metal plate across the front. Made for bold dressers, style rebels and those who, fashion-wise, think outside the box, Karl Alley Original Hardware’s unique style concept earned it a cult following in the local and the international fashion scene. Karl Alley Original Hardware caps are sold in authorized retailers as well as online at Karmaloop.com. Karl Alley 196x300 Karl Alley: Original Hardware

Fierce Headwear Fashion

Karl Alley Original Hardware redefines the classic six-panels and snapback hat designs by piling on the attitude. Karl Alley Original Hardware headwear is comprised of unisex caps headwear embellished with metal plate designs with funky shoutout, like WERQ, FIERCE, LEGENDARY, and its bestselling Paris is Burning cap. You can literally wear the way you feel! The caps may come in traditional designs but the metal accents are anything but! Inspired by house music, dance, punk and high street fashion culture, Karl Alley Original Hardware celebrates haute couture, avant garde fashion and high fashion streetwear.

Karl Alley Original Hardware 2013 Collection

This year, Karl Alley Original Hardware added yet another twist to its bestselling caps with the introduction of the new metal brim style. The metal brim snapbacks are available in their bestselling styles like Paris is Burning, Vogue and Legendary.

Karl Alley Original Hardware Caps at Karmaloop.com

Made for the hardcore headwear junkies, check out Karl Alley Original Hardware’s statement caps at Karmaloop.com! Karmaloop.com just dropped down the latest from Karl Alley Original Hardware including the FIERCE snapback. Use our coupon codes to score more savings as you shop from your favorite headwear brands at karmaloop.com!

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