When one thinks of Panama hats certain images come to mind; swaying palms, sprawling beaches, tropical locations and cool characters fluent in the enviable ease of true South American style. This image doesn't always translate well to women's fashion in every culture. However, womens Panama hats can be one of the most highly regarded accessories in any wardrobe. They make one of the most exciting statements in high fashion you could hope for.

Not only do they add a breezy, carefree attitude to your look, they bring a charming elegance few other hats can match. Its partly due to their stylish look, but mostly due to their storied history. You see the informed fashionista understands the story behind Panama hats. It is almost as unique as the hat itself.

It started out as a simple handcrafted item crafted with care by a number of artisans in a traditional way. But the item had qualities no other hat could replicate. They are supple, soft and fluid in style. Woven from tiny strands of toquilla straw as fine as hair they have a feel like no other hat. In fact, our womens Panamas are a pleasure to wear. And the look is truly amazing. The finer straw just makes a softer weave with spectacular texture you can not replicate, one that complements your look and your outfit.