From a small town in Sweden, founder Oscar Wigén started making hats in robust materials 1906. To protect himself and his working friends from the shivering cold of the Swedish winter. The hats still remains its key designs from back in the early days. Such as trilby, newsboy, fedora etc. In 2014 the brand was bought by a Swedish heritage brand of accessories, Amanda Christiansen. Under the new banner, Wigéns has reclaimed its former glory as one of the world's leading hat producers of robust and durable hats for all weather.