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Playa 6"

US $240.00

This Panama hat—woven from natural straw and cinched with a tonal, cream-colored band—has an old-school floppy brim that effectively protects both the face and neck. Better still, it’s ethically handwoven in Ecuador by local artisans.  

  • 100% toquilla straw/grosgrain band
  • Spot clean
  • Brim: 6"; Crown: 3.75"
  • Made in Ecuador

About the Brand

Despite their name (and their popularity in Panama), Panama hats actually originated in Ecuador, where skilled artisans continue to weave them by hand out of palm leaves, which become really sturdy when they dry. Artesano empowers these traditional artisans by giving them access to a global market. For every purchase, Artesano donates five dollars to TECHO, a youth-led organization in Ecuador that builds homes for those living in poverty.