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Learn to use Toquilla Straw Hats in your favor, combine them with your outfit without losing elegance.

  • 5 Tips to take care of your straw hat Toquilla
    5 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 every day in the world of fashion, being used by young people and adults, by people from the countryside and the city.

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  • How to know if your straw hat is original and of quality?
    How to know if your straw hat is original and of quality?
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    Toquilla straw hats are synonymous with elegance and freshness, it is inevitable not to buy this craft to look good and stylish. Usually many travelers or people who are dedicated to tourism, choose to buy straw hats toquilla to be able to cover the sun and to have that appearance of adventurer.

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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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  • Tips to take care of your Montecristi Hat (Panama hat)
    Tips to take care of your Montecristi Hat (Panama hat)
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    We are travelers. We love to enjoy nature. And on each trip we bring our favorite clothes. The Panama hat is one of the most used garments to cover the sun in our travels. Especially if we have to walk. These trips leave us a great experience.

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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 is mistakenly known as Panama Hat. The hat is woven by Ecuadorian hands. Montecristi is the attractive center of these handmade hats. Weavers take between 1 to 6 months to weave a hat.

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  • Panama hats, a passion for weavers
    Panama hats, a passion for weavers
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    The toquilla straw hats are woven 100% by Ecuadorian hands. A hat is woven in 1 to 4 months. The time depends on the degree of tissue. Weavers of Panama hats have fun with this work. More than a job, it is a passion for them. 

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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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    The quality of the hat is measured by “weave degrees”. The degree is the number of rows per linear inch. Fino Hat is grade 10-20, the Superfino or Extrafino Hat grade 20-30 and Supreme Hat grade 30 onwards. A supreme hat can take up to six arduous months of hard work by HAND. There are limited and therefore more expensive. Due to its high quality it can be sold for thousands of dollars a piece.

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