Le Panama hat is a timeless ecuadorian straw hat well-known worldwide. We decided to introduce this masterpiece in the collection with all Lastelier signature features to create the perfect elegant and timeless Panama hat. The one you can’t stay without. We made it.
Part of the UNESCO heritage site
The Panama is handmade in Ecuador from toquilla straw which comes from a local palm species. In 2012, Unesco listed the traditional weaving of Panama on the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Protects from the sun
At the very beginning, the main function of the panama was to protect people from the sun, then it became a fashionable hat (which still protects from the sun).
The exclusive Lastelier patent
This hat has all the signature Lastelier features including a patented inside pocket to put the hotel's magnetic card or money in, the elastic inside so the hat stays on your head even if there's wind and the interior elements of the hat are black so that you can wear sunscreen or wear makeup without fear of staining it. Perfection…