Cultural Heritage of ExcellencePANAMA HATS, AN INHERITED KNOW-HOW
Historically rooted among natives in South American clothing tradition then discovered by the Conquistadors in the early 16th century the genuine ‘Sombreros de paja toquillas’ were actually made in Ecuador. Unrivalled material coming from the dried leaves of the paja toquilla plant, split into fine strands to make the straw that will be hand-woven whether in the town of Cuenca - where hatters are traditionally sitting while weaving and are able to produce numerous items - or in the town of Montecristi -where hatters usually stay standing and bend over their prestigious high quality work – Panama hats embody above all an ancestral and historical knowledge that has remained unique and unaltered since its origins.
A cultural heritage of excellence passed from generation to generation, it is not solely a unique design but also the expression of an art of living enriched by the heritage of the past and a symbol of today and yet out of time forever. This is how the current range includes, in respect to the rules of hat-making, any style from classical to modern fashion and is suitable for men as well as for ladies: Trilby, Fedora, Capeline… all of them are attractive with their refined and classy design, their noble material, their large array of shapes and styles and their wide range of colours.