Dec 7, 2021
Alexandra Cortez is in the current generation of hatters working at Paris Hatters, a business that was founded and has been in her family since 1917. It has been recognized as the oldest surviving business in San Antonio, Texas and recognized as a legacy business by the San Antonio Office of Historic Preservation. Alexandra began working at Paris Hatters as a child and continued after working in the fashion industry in New York City following the completion of her studies at Texas Tech University. She and her parents, Abe and Myrna, sell to approximately 11,000 customers that range from cowboys to Presidents.