ZacThMaker is an artist in Austin, Texas, who makes one-of-a-kind hats and accessories. Working with local vendors and pickers, Zac finds old, unloved, damaged hats that would otherwise end up in a landfill or forgotten. He reworks the hats by cleaning, repairing, dying, and reshaping them all by hand for a new, colorful life. Saving tired, vintage hats and transforming them into a cherished statement piece for anyone’s wardrobe, is at the core of Zac The Maker. He takes this concept into his accessories by casting recycled metals into original forms. Materials like paints, dyes, brushes, ribbon, and even leather are all sourced from a local creative reuse program, as well. This dedication to reuse and reimagining existing pieces with otherwise cast aside materials supports Zac The Maker’s mission to remain sustainable and eco friendly in a fast-fashion country.
Zac The Maker loves to see how the pieces you choose become part of your story. If you love your piece, please tag @ZACTHEMAKER for a quick shoutout on Instagram.