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Stretching Your Straw Hat: Hat Too Small?

Hat stretchers are the kind of item that no one thinks of...

The Complete Panama Hat History

Updated December 8, 2018 Do you know where Panama hats come from? What...

Fedora vs Panama Hats – What is the difference?

Hats like any other dressing accessory have always been considered a style...

How the Iconic Panama Hat Got Its Name

The name Panama hat often brings to mind images of sunshine and...

President Theodore Roosevelt’s Legendary Panama Canal Fashion

Theodore Roosevelt, America’s 26th President, was quite the trendsetter. Teddy bears, a...

The Story Of The Montecristi Hat

Not a lot of people know the story of where the Montecristi...

Alfaro: The First Family of Panama Hats

In Ecuador, the Alfaro family is known primarily for the political accomplishments...

The Making Of A Panama Hat

Have you ever taken time to admire the beautifully fine weave on...

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Stretching Your Straw Hat: Hat Too Small?

Hat stretchers are the kind of item that no one thinks of buying until they need it. It’s summertime, though, and hats are being...

Tips for Extending the Life of Your Hat

Owning a fine Panama hat, or any fine straw hat, is akin to owning a Damascus steel chef knife or perhaps Italian leather shoes....

How To Deep Clean A Straw Hat

Toquilla straw, what Panama hats are made out of, is an organic fiber that requires some care if you want your hat to last...