The straw hat, which has a flat top and brim, is called a boater hat. Usually, men wear this boater hat for much of history traditionally. They use this hat for warm weather.
In the past, an official day was celebrated where men would switch from their winter hats to the summer boater hats. This day was celebrated traditionally on the second Saturday of May. And actually, this day was celebrated as “straw hat day.”
The voter hat is made from a stiff straw, and it gives you an amazing and unique look. You will get a distant look because of the flat crown and brim, which is stiff. You will be amazed to know that nowadays, in many boys’ schools in the UK, Australia as well as in South Africa, the boater style hats are part of the uniform. Madam Coco Channel’s fashionable icon maintains its iconic style by wearing a boater hat. On the other side, this hat is also famous among travel and fashion bloggers’ wardrobe.
You can find boater style hats on many travel pages on Instagram, especially those traveling throughout Europe. The gondolas wore the particular hat officially and showed their iconic style. Although boater style hat is a great unisex option and becomes a fashionable sign, it is not a good option as a sun-protective choice.
Buntal hat is made from buntal fiber and is considered a semi-formal and traditional hat from the Philippines.
In Southeast Asia, the conical hat is a unique hat worn by the farmers.
Panama is an expensive and durable hat made in Ecuador. These hats are very easy to wear and have great breathability. These hats are made from Toquilla straw, whose color is light. Most surprisingly, it is popularly worn by men with a light silk or linen suit.
If the weave of the straw hats is tighter, then it is more durable, and ultimately its price is greater. Panama hats are very popular with Tourists and vacationers as they give you fashionable style and sun protection.
Most surprisingly, Panama hats get popular after the images of former President Roosevelt. In 1906, the president wore different types of Panama hats while visiting the Panama Canal. In these images, the president looked like a confident and stylish man. So not only the men but women also start wearing Panama hats. Many celebrities wear Panama hats, such as Amal Clooney and Khloe Kardashian, to show their fashionable and classy look.
It is also a traditional hat and is famous for its conical and pointed shape. A person named Rattan from Philippine-made this salakot hat. The materials from which salakot hat is made are tortoiseshell, gourds, or other fiber and weaving materials.
The dome hat is rounded at the top, and this is the unique feature of this hat. Moreover, the hat has no edges or corners and is very flexible.
A flat straw hat is similar to a rounded straw hat, but it has a flat top and angular. The main difference is that it has a very low height. Different styles are made at the outline, and some have ribbons also to hold the hat.
The empty straw hat is the stylish hat in which the top is removed. However, in another empty straw hat, the dome is removed, and the brime is left. In both styles, the top of the hat is not covered, due to which its name is an empty straw hat.
Many people think that fedora hats and Panama hats are the same. Now the question is, if they are not spinning, what is the difference between them? In some cases, Panama hats and fedora hats look the same. But in other cases, the material is different.
Panama hats have toquilla straw, although they have the same shape as a fedora. So keep in mind that Panama hats are made from straw, whereas fedora can be made with other materials such as felt.
Fedora hats are a good option for sun protection as well as they are stylish ones. On the other side, some Panama hats have a boater shape. Indeed many tourists prefer fedora hats because they are lightweight and give you great sun protection.
Floppy straw hat is a hat worn by women, and also they are very popular among them. They have broad brims and give you great sun protection. The brims of these hats are 10” wide, which gives sun protection even to the shoulders. Mostly, they come in different price points.
Keep in mind the UPF factor as well as the tightness of the weave while purchasing. We all know very well we have a chance of getting Sunburn while going to the beach. So wearing these types of hats is just a blessing for us to prevent our skin from sunburns.
The lifeguard straw hat is very famous in California and comes with a unique high Crown with an adjustable chin strap. Usually, these hats are made with thick straw, and the weaves are loose.
Although they are very stylish, they are not a good choice if you are considering sun protection. But still, these are the best and give you protection.
The western straw hat is a great way to combine fashion with functionality.
Straw can be delicate and a golf straw hat can give great breathability, keeping the user’s head cool while out on the golf course or while at the local farmers market!