Panama Hat Fedora Natural - Failsworth
Woven in Ecuador. Classic Fino Natural Panama Hat in a down brim Fedora style and Black Hat Band and Unisex semi-bow (single end).
Panama hats for sale in the UK come in may qualities, and colours. Some may be blocked and made in the UK but all are woven by hand in Ecuador, the process to weave the hat body can take from a day to a week to many weeks depending on the quality of the weave process. Their finish can either be a Natural straw colour of bleached white or dye coloured.Made from the plaited leaves of the Toquilla plant (Carludovica palmata). Commonly called a straw (Paja) hat, its popularity increased when President Theodore Roosevelt visited the Panama Canal during construction wearing this style of hat.
Brim width is Appox 7cm with a sewn edge, and fabric sweatband.
Unlike the "Snap Brim" this has as standard brim in a down shape. that is more flexible that flows to follows your head shape into a down brim when wearing.
As straw and hand woven, each hat will be slightly different.