Classic Panama Hat - White
A Classic Panama hat is a great entry level hat into the world of panamas. The Fedora is the classic look and these handmade hats, while the most economical we sell are still great quality and very well finished. This hat is great for walks on the beach, gardening work and other outdoor activities. It will however still look stylish at the races or at an upmarket function.
We sell hats in four (4) different quality levels (classic, fine, very fine and ultimo) - these gradings are our own and don't represent any form of comparison to gradings used by other hat sellers).
Authentic handmade and hand woven Panama hats are from Ecuador and made from Toquilla straw using traditional weaving and hat making techniques. These fantastic hats are the epitomy of style and also a hugely practical hat for the Australian sun. Being completely handmade all hats will vary slightly in areas such as finish, brim width and even colour, as the toquilla straw used can vary slightly.
All our Panamas come with an internal lining band sown in and a traditional black hat band on the outside.
Average brim width; 55-70mm
AVERAGE HAT WEIGHT; 60 - 75 GRAMS
Now for choosing your size, if you get it wrong we happily exchange hats that are returned in "as new condition".
If you are not sure of your hat size, we recommend you measure your head using a tape measure.
Use a tape measure and measure around the widest part of the head, slightly above the ears. If your measurement is between sizes, use the larger size. Our hats are in metric sizing from 56 – 62.
Please feel free to call us in the shop on 02 9905 0952 to discuss anything to do with Panama hats or any of our other products. You are also very welcome to come in and try hats if you are in Sydney.