The Safari, from Christys of London is a classic dress hat with universal appeal. This handmade grade 8 Panama straw fedora hat features a 2 1/4" brim with a pinchfront crown. The Safari comes with a grosgrain ribbon band, covered crown tips, and a Vom Baur sweatband for added comfort. Available in Natural and Putty (Shown)
Large image shown in Putty; Smaller image shown in Natural
What is grade 8 Panama?
The grading 8-20 on a Panama hat is an indication of the thickness of the fibers and the complexity of the weave. It can take up to 20 hours for a skilled artisan to hand weave the exquisitely fine strands of straw.