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Another classic mens’ hat (Panama Hats)

The Fedora, and its little brother, the Trilby, are two of the most famous and timeless of all men’s hats. Both invented in the early 1890s, the Fedora and the Trilby remained largely ... Continue Reading →

To speak of Hannibal Lecter is to speak about elegance (and terror, of course)

Sir Anthony Hopkins is considered one of the world’s greatest living actors. His performances are always deep, elaborate with characters that have distinctive psychological profiles ... Continue Reading →

Roosevelt, one of the best United States presidents, wore proudly panama hats

This president is remembered for his incredible tenacity and his strong personality, in addition to his large amount of interests. Roosevelt ‘s achievements as a naturalist, explorer, ... Continue Reading →

Center to preserve the tradition of weaving straw hats “Panama Hats”

Under the theme of “learning to work working” the National Institute of Cultural Heritage aims to preserve the making of straw hats. The creation of the Knowledge Transfer ... Continue Reading →

Junior chronicle of a real fighter

Junior Lopez is 17 years old, he lives in the town of Montecristi Pile in the province of Manabi, is the third of five brothers, comes from a family of weavers in straw hats and their ... Continue Reading →

The straw hat scarf in world history

The straw hat scarf, also called Panama Hat is a straw hat, hand woven palm leaves or straw Jipijapa scarf. Paradoxically, despite its name, THE AUTHENTIC BUT NOT COME FROM THE PANAMA ... Continue Reading →

DID YOU KNOW Panama Hats have starred in Hollywood films?

In 1944 sales of panama hats reached its peak, becoming the number one export product of Ecuador due to the decrease of cocoa. But without doubt one of the main reasons why the sales ... Continue Reading →

Zoila Lopez, “I like to weave straw panama hats. It is the nicest thing to see it finished, it gives joy”

Zoila is a woman of 33 years who was born in the village of Pile, a site of Montecristi in Manabi Province. She says since his 19 years she learned the business that now provides ... Continue Reading →

Several years of my life dedicated to weaving straw hats, panama hats

Modesta Chavez, a 68 year old Ecuadorian. She says “Today I sell crafts, but spendseveral years of my life to weave straw hats, is a beautiful work, I age and is ... Continue Reading →

The famous hat “Panama Hats” is Ecuadorian

An article published in the journal The Agro called “Sombreros de Montecristi o Panamá Hats“, describes a beautiful reality but hard at the same time. It is true that ... Continue Reading →