Elegancia Tropical Hats

Elegancia Tropical Hats is an Ecuadorean manufacturer and wholesaler of genuine Panama Hats with over 25 years of experience. For a long time, we worked to preserve the traditional designs and history of our craft. Now, we take ‘Panama Hats’ to a new level with a vibrant, modern fusion between that unmistakable elegance and a touch of tropical charm.

Our innovative aesthetics are firmly grounded in a sustainable production that prioritizes environmentally friendly materials and responsible practices. As a result of our work, more than 10 talented artisans earn fair living wages in safe and clean conditions.

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Workers are paid a living wage; no child labour or human trafficking is involved in the production of the collection; the factory is compliant with all local environmental regulations.

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Hides or textiles in this collection are sourced as a by-product of the food industry, population control of wild animals, and/or free-range farming.

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The materials in this collection are free from AZO dyes and phthalates.

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This collection is entirely made in the designer’s studio and/or by an artisan collective of fewer than 10 people.

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This collection has been produced on a small scale, with environmentally sensitive production methods; the constituent materials have been sourced sustainably, and conserve biodiversity.

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