DId you know that Panama hats are actually from Ecuador? We have the original! These gorgeous classic style Panama hats are handmade and sourced ethically using traditional millinery techniques (Llano weaving) by talented artisans in Cuenca, Ecuador with all natural materials - taquilla straw and tagua seed buttons. Ethical chic from our partners at the Andes Fashion, Ecuador.
Hats can be rolled for travel and easy storage.
Unisex. Hat grade 2-3. Available in white with black band - in medium and large. Medium is the average size
Size guide (head circumference):
About The Andes Collection
The Andes Collection is a fun, vibrant collection of ethical and eco-chic contemporary handicrafts sourced from our partner in Ecuador, The Andes Fashion. The Andes Fashion works under the rules of Fair Trade with over 200 families of artisans located all over Ecuador. Founder and fashion designer Mirta Evi launched the eco-chic, fair trade and ethical brand to help raise funds for social and environmental issues in Ecuador, working in partnership with international NGOs, the Ecuadorian Government and the United Nations Development Program.
The Andes Fashion artisans specialise in various areas of craftsmanship to ensure the highest quality product, and offering ongoing opportunities for entrepreneurship, training and leadership for artisan producers and their families. Their collections have featured in many high profile events across the globe including Miami Fashion Week 2012 and Climate Week in London giving these talented artisans fantastic opportunities to improve their livelihoods and living conditions through high profile exposure to the global market.