Are palm leaf hats good?
Why SunBody Palm-Leaf Hats are Great! They’re crushable and pop back out to their original shape. They can be easily reshaped just by getting them wet. No steam is required. They’re waterproof and will hold their shape even in a heavy downpour.
How long does a palm leaf hat last?
You can see the completed hat from coconut fronds in the above pictures. I made two of them. These hats are rather stylish to wear during your outing but will also protect you from the sunlight. They can be stored and used for a very long time for more than two to three years.
How do you clean a Sunbody hat?
Use a small bristle brush (such as a toothbrush) dipped into a soap and water mixture. After lightly scrubbing band repeat with plain water to rinse. Blot carefully. Sweat happens: If your sweatband soaks up a lot of sweat dry your hat upside down and clean as above.
Are palm leaf hats hot?
A palm leaf hat, even with eyelets, is as heavy & hot as a lightweight felt to me. A bangora straw with vented weave is more comfortable. The straw is lighter & the vent lets air flow thru to cool.
Do palm leaf hats breathe?
The plam leaf breathes while a straw does not. Plus you can dunk them in water.
Can you shrink a palm leaf hat?
The Mexican palm leaf hats have an imitation leather sweatband that does not shrink. These hats tend to run a little large. On the MEXICAN hats, you should buy your normal size.
What are palm hats made out of?
Traditionally, hats were made from the plaited leaves of the Carludovica palmata plant, known locally as the toquilla palm or jipijapa palm, although it is a palm-like plant rather than a true palm.
Can palm hats get wet?
But SunBody Palm-Leaf Hats are made to wear, to get wet, to be reshaped as often as you like.
Why choose sunbody hats for your palm leaf hat?
By shaping your new hat yourself you can get a custom fit and the perfect shape to your hat. SunBody Hats imports palm leaf hats from Guatemala and Mexico where we work directly with hat makers.
Where can I get a palm leaf hat made?
By shaping your new hat yourself you can get a custom fit and the perfect shape to your hat. SunBody Hats imports palm leaf hats from Guatemala and Mexico where we work directly with hat makers. We shape and trim them in our shop in Houston, Texas.
Who wears sunbody hats?
SunBody hats are FUN! Hundreds of thousands of people are wearing our hats: cowboys, cow girls, musicians, re-enactors, fishermen, golfers, boy scouts, football coaches and more. How do you SunBody? Check out our galleries of customer photos.⇒
What is the sunbody Gus?
The SunBody Gus is a great wide brim hat with a very distinctive crown block. When you’re outside in the blistering summer sun, you’ll be thankful for the shade under your six inch wide brim straw hat!