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How it's made

Why Do Panama Hats Cost So Much?

On the hindsight, Panama hats do look a bit similar to the...

The Types Of Weaves Used For Panama Hats

Panama hats, a type of straw hat made in Ecuador, are made...

Types of Straws Used in Hat Making

Though hats come in different shapes and textures, the material used and...

Wired and Woven Brims – A Comparison

Panama hats come in all shapes and sizes, with different methods of...

The Making Of A Panama Hat

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

Behind the Brim: Who Makes those Artisan Panama Hats

If I asked you where you thought Panama hats came from, where...

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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...