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  • Tips to take care of your straw hat Toquilla
    Tips to take care of your straw hat Toquilla
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    The fine toquilla straw hats are made by hand in Ecuador. This accessory is gaining strength in the fashion world every day, but it is necessary to take certain care to keep your hat looking new.

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  • Roosevelt, one of the best United States presidents, wore proudly panama hats
    Roosevelt, one of the best United States presidents, wore proudly panama hats
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    So Theodore Roosevelt meets for first time the toquilla straw hats. On that occasion he was photographed wearing one and this image appeared in the New York Times, which gave these accessories international fame, but their origin was initially confused and recived the popular name “Panama Hat“, after the place in which they were sold, although its origin was actually Ecuadorian.

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  • Panama Hat, a true ecuadorian icon
    Panama Hat, a true ecuadorian icon
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    The Panama Hat weaving is an ancient knowledge passed from generation to generation. It’s a tradition that continues today bringing entire families. Moreover, it represents a lifestyle that creates a sense of identity and social cohesion reference for both the craftsmen who manufacture the hats and the people of Manabi.

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  • Characteristics of Panama Hat “Pork Pie”
    Characteristics of Panama Hat “Pork Pie”
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    Panama hats have several models, each with its name and its main characteristics that distinguish each other. These fashion hats can be for all tastes: youthful, formal, sports and classic.

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  • How do I choose a hat that fits my face and clothing?
    How do I choose a hat that fits my face and clothing?
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    Toquilla straw hat, also known as Panama Hat, have become very popular among young people and adults.  If you have a Panama hat and you do not know how to combine it or you want to buy one, but you do not know which one is the right one, you have arrived at the right place. 

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  • Montecristi hat (Panama Hat) is exhibited at the MoMa museum in New York
    Montecristi hat (Panama Hat) is exhibited at the MoMa museum in New York
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    Since the first of October the straw hat has been exhibited in the MoMa (Museum of Modern Art in New York) museum. This is erroneously known as Panama Hat. Its true origin is from Ecuador. 

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  • Committee was formed to safeguard the traditional fabric of the Panama Hats
    Committee was formed to safeguard the traditional fabric of the Panama Hats
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    The Montecristi hat mistakenly known as the Panama Hat is woven by Ecuadorian hands. Montecristi is the center where these handmade hats are found. Weavers take between 1 to 6 months to weave a fine hat.

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  • School of art and craft "pile"
    School of art and craft "pile"
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    The program of workshop schools, and offices homes have their appearance in Spain.  It is created under the command of the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs. This school does not depend on the education sector, but it is an alternative training for the people; it is a way to learn to weave Toquilla straw hats.

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  • How to value the price of a Montecristi Hat (Panama Hat)?
    How to value the price of a Montecristi Hat (Panama Hat)?
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    For more than a century, Toquilla Straw Hats or Panama Hats have captivated important personalities and tourists around the world for their style and elegance.

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  • True History of Montecristi Hat (Panama Hat)
    True History of Montecristi Hat (Panama Hat)
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    "The Traditional weaving of the Ecuadorian toquilla straw hat" Declared "Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity" by UNESCO since 2012

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  • Learn to combine your straw hat with your autumn clothes
    Learn to combine your straw hat with your autumn clothes
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    That's why I come to tell you how I wear my straw hat with my autumn clothes, the truth is that the outfits I used and the result I get is unique, pay attention and accompany me in this haul.

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  • New straw hat weavers are formed in Portoviejo
    New straw hat weavers are formed in Portoviejo
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    Portoviejo the capital of Manabí, the province where the finest straw shawl hats are woven in the world, is forming new artisans who are making grow and strengthen the tradition and the art of weaving straw hats.

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