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African Suede Mesh Hat

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When you head out on that great adventure, this handcrafted hat from South Africa offers comfort, ventilation, and protection from the sun. Fashioned of suede and breathable cotton mesh, similar to a style worn by Africa's game rangers. Crushable; packs flat. Made by tribespeople living near Kruger National Park.


This improved version features lightly oiled suede, which helps the hat keep its shape better.


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African Suede Mesh Hat
 
4.7

(based on 13 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Breathable (10)
  • Stylish (9)
  • Comfortable (8)
  • Durable (7)
  • Lightweight (4)

Cons

  • Not adjustable (5)

Best Uses

  • Casual wear (9)
  • Travel (5)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      75% 

      (9 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual dresser (8), Practical (7), Comfort-oriented (6), Stylish (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (8), Yes (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

My summer hat for two years now

It's my casual summer hat. I have even fallen in the water with it on and it came out fine. Love the way it looks and protects me from the sun for adventure and...Read complete review

It's my casual summer hat. I have even fallen in the water with it on and it came out fine. Love the way it looks and protects me from the sun for adventure and the beach. After two summers it is even better. My only complaint is that I wish it had an inner ribbon inside as I always buy hats a size larger as I prefer the look, then I add fabric under the brim to customize the fit. I had to come up with something else which doesn't work as well. I don't have to recommend the hat. I am always asked about it.

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Returned for a smaller size

Reviewed by 13 customers

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5.0

My summer hat for two years now

By RubyRosa

from NYC

About Me Casual, Comfort-oriented, Practical, Stylish, Trendy

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Breathable
  • Durable
  • Lightweight
  • Stylish

Cons

  • Not Adjustable

Best Uses

  • Casual Wear
  • Travel

Comments about African Suede Mesh Hat:

It's my casual summer hat. I have even fallen in the water with it on and it came out fine. Love the way it looks and protects me from the sun for adventure and the beach. After two summers it is even better. My only complaint is that I wish it had an inner ribbon inside as I always buy hats a size larger as I prefer the look, then I add fabric under the brim to customize the fit. I had to come up with something else which doesn't work as well. I don't have to recommend the hat. I am always asked about it.

  • Sizing:
  • Feels true to size
  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

really breathable

By netbird

from Tokyo Japan

About Me Comfort-oriented, Practical

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Breathable
  • Comfortable
  • Stylish

Cons

  • Not Adjustable

Best Uses

  • Hiking

Comments about African Suede Mesh Hat:

I was surprized because I could have kept this hat on in hot and humid environment. This hat is my favorite for my nature watching now.

  • Sizing:
  • Feels half size too small
  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Husband Loves This Hat

By emmajane

from TX

About Me Casual, Comfort-oriented, Practical

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Breathable
  • Comfortable
  • Durable
  • Lightweight
  • Stylish

Cons

  • Not Adjustable
  • Poor Fit
  • Runs large

Best Uses

  • Casual Wear
  • Outdoor activites
  • Travel

Comments about African Suede Mesh Hat:

Found this to be a hat I can let my husband wear in public. He is an outdoors man and needs to wear a hat to keep out the UV rays. This hat is practical and good looking.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes
 
4.0

Just as promised, well made and useful.

By the not so mad hatter

from Elliot Lake, Ontario, Canada

About Me Casual

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Breathable
  • Comfortable
  • Durable
  • Stylish

Cons

  • Not Adjustable

Best Uses

  • Casual Wear

Comments about African Suede Mesh Hat:

I Like the hat, only comment is the largest size offered in the NG catalogue is XL, the largest size available on the manufacture's site is XXL ... would have appreciated the extra bit for my rather large head.

  • Sizing:
  • Feels half size too small
  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

Best of the best

By jabski

from new jersey

About Me Casual, Comfort-oriented

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Breathable
  • Comfortable
  • Durable
  • Stylish

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Casual Wear

    Comments about African Suede Mesh Hat:

    sunshade and when it rains.comments I get are just amazing

    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Beautiful high quality hat.

    By sun scared

    from Sarasota, Florida

    About Me Casual, Comfort-oriented, Stylish

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Breathable
    • Comfortable
    • Durable

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about African Suede Mesh Hat:

        I would normally never spend this much for a hat but this one is totally worth every penny.

        • Sizing:
        • Feels true to size
        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        I enjoy this hat very much.

        By lone wolf

        from Kokomo, in.

        About Me Dress Or Play

        Pros

        • Perfect

        Cons

        • Stunning

        Best Uses

          Comments about African Suede Mesh Hat:

          I mainly use to go out evenings.
          I wear it to church.
          I get many complements about it.
          Their is nothing negative about it.
          I am going to order another one, just in case this one gets dirty.

          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          african mesh hat

          By raju

          from houston,texas

          About Me Casual

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Casual Wear
              • Evening

              Comments about African Suede Mesh Hat:

              no issues

              • Sizing:
              • Feels true to size

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great Hat!!

              By Bbagain

              from Iron Station, NC

              About Me Comfort-oriented, Stylish

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Breathable
              • Comfortable
              • Durable
              • Lightweight
              • Stylish

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Casual Wear
                • Sun protection
                • Travel

                Comments about African Suede Mesh Hat:

                I bought this hat for my husband who is very sensitive to the sun but, loves the outdoors. The mesh is cool while the brim offers needed protection for the face. He looks great in it and has received many complements.

                • Sizing:
                • Feels true to size
                 
                4.0

                Great looking hat!..Has hubby's approval

                By Fisherman

                from Oregon

                About Me Casual, Practical

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Breathable
                • Comfortable
                • Lightweight
                • Stylish

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Casual Wear
                  • Travel

                  Comments about African Suede Mesh Hat:

                  Provides more cover than ball cap. Looks good. Mesh ventilation is cool...literally!

                  • Sizing:
                  • Feels true to size
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

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