Shevlin is a second generation hat manufacturer located in Malahide, Co. Dublin in 1960. While following in his father’s footsteps, John Shevlin continues the family tradition of millinery and ranks as one of the most established and respected hat makers in the Irish fashion scene. Shevlin remains the only Irish hat maker of blocked felt and straw hats. John also has the distinction of being the only Irish maker of real panama hats, using quality Toquilla plant straw from Ecuador.