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

  • Preparation processes of Montecristi Hat (Panama Hat)
    Preparation processes of Montecristi Hat (Panama Hat)
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    The beginning takes place in the humid forests of the Manabi coast, where the toquilla palm lives in its natural state. This plant grows between 1.5 and 2 meters, and at 3 years it is ready to harvest its leaves.

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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, wore proudly a panama hats
    Roosevelt, wore proudly a 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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    In Ecuador, the workshop schools are an alternative craft training and working, oriented to men and women over 15 years, generally of scarce resources

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  • What is a genuine Panama hat (Montecristi Hat)?
    What is a genuine Panama hat (Montecristi Hat)?
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    For more than a century, Montecristi Hats or Panama Hats have captivated important personalities and tourists around the world with 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 fame and the use of this hat was wrongly and undeservedly extended with the name of “Panama Hat", without recognizing that the “toquilla straw” grows in Ecuador.

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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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    We must stop thinking and believe the myth that toquilla straw hats are only an accessory to wear in the summer season or hot climates.

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