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Family-owned Panama Hat Company has taken hats beyond city limits to national stages

In 1985, while she was teaching Spanish at both Flagler College and the Mayo Clinic, Ecuador native Conseulo Lippi had an idea. Why not start a Panama hat sales business? St. Augustine would be the perfect place, she reasoned, because of its Spanish heritage. And a shop on St. George Street would be the perfect [...]

Family-owned Panama Hat Company has taken hats beyond city limits to national stages2017-11-06T18:41:13+00:00

SCHMOOZING: THE 108TH ANNUAL HEADWEAR ASSOCIATION DINNER

It was a hats-on night on April 14 when the members of the The Headwear Association gathered at The Boathouse in Central Park for their 108th annual dinner. This year’s event included their first-ever fashion show as Association members strutted through the dinner showing off styles from such manufacturers as Scala, Biltmore, Borsalino, Bailey, Kangol, Betmar, Stetson, Magid, [...]

SCHMOOZING: THE 108TH ANNUAL HEADWEAR ASSOCIATION DINNER2017-11-06T18:41:13+00:00

Panama Hat Company Named 2016 Retailer of the Year

We are proud to announce that our store has been named 2016 Retailer of the Year by The Headwear Association. Retailer of the year! Wow! Big thanks to The Headwear Association for this feature on their website, we're listed right below 'The Duke'!  

Panama Hat Company Named 2016 Retailer of the Year2017-11-06T18:41:13+00:00

Spanish Ambassador Enjoys His Panama Hat

Photo by St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra, & The Beaches Visitors and Convention Bureau The Spanish Ambassador to the U.S. enjoying his bleached white custom fedora during St. Augustine’s 450th commemoration. Our same #1 low crown best selling fedora in the NEW classic bleached white Toquilla straw. Pinch-proof and Teflon-coated, the white Panama with a black [...]

Spanish Ambassador Enjoys His Panama Hat2017-11-06T18:41:14+00:00

Does Grandpa’s hat need to be brought back to life?

We recommend 3 well known and experienced Hat Blockers that offer hat cleaning and blocking services. They are the last of a dyeing breed so please spread the word!   Vince Corvelli A Third generation hat blocker in Washington D.C. Vince comes from a famous line of Hatters and he has blocked hats for many [...]

Does Grandpa’s hat need to be brought back to life?2018-06-04T21:56:48+00:00

GQ’s Evolution Of Hats: 400 Years In 3 Minutes

See 400 years of hats in 3 minutes as YouTube star Jim Chapman runs through the evolution of headwear. From the Panama (which actually originated in Ecuador) to the fedora (which was initially designed as a woman’s hat), see how hats have transformed over the years.  

GQ’s Evolution Of Hats: 400 Years In 3 Minutes2015-08-26T19:15:54+00:00