Light and breathable
Panamanian straw hat is mainly made of a kind of natural material called tocquila grass. The raw material is basically the most delicate stem. In addition, the heavy grinding process makes the weight of the cap very light.
The delicate texture of the hat makes it not easy to feel bound and oppressed. Breeze blowing, but also accompanied by a trace of cool, in the muggy summer can easily "head", is a tropical island travel essential goods, sunshade and sunscreen~
Its light and sunscreen features and full brim design also make it an excellent piece for outdoor activities in spring and summer. It is the preferred match for spectators of major sports events.
At the French Open, for example, Panama straw hats have become almost iconic accessories~
Good flexibility, durable and easy to store
The fiber of topquila grass has excellent fineness and flexibility, which makes the cap very flexible and elastic.
From raw materials to finished products, a total of nearly 20 processes are needed to make a delicate Panama straw hat. Each step is manually completed by the hat maker. The fine knitting and grinding process makes it extremely durable. If you take care of it, you can wear it for ten years.
Even if it is rolled up and put into the bag, it will hardly wrinkle. It can be bent and folded at will. It is convenient to store or carry~
Precious and low yield
The production of topquila grass is very low, which also leads to the scarcity of raw materials for hat making, so every real Panama hat is very precious~
At the same time, the complicated production process brings about the production cycle of several weeks or even months, and the difference of strength in the knitting process may bring great differences between hats, so hat making is not urgent at all. It is reported that it took eight months to make a Panama straw hat, which took the longest time in the world.