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African Suede Mesh Hat

Price: $89.00

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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
 
4.6

(based on 8 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Breathable (5)
  • Comfortable (4)
  • Stylish (4)
  • Durable (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Casual wear (5)
    • Travel (3)
      • Sizing:
      • Feels full size too small

         

        Feels half size too small

         

        Feels true to size

         

        88% 

        (7 reviews)

        Feels half size too big

         

        Feels full size too big

         
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual dresser (4), Practical (4), Stylish (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (4)

    Reviewed by 8 customers

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    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
                   
                  3.0

                  Hat

                  By none

                  from Canada

                  About Me Casual, Practical, Stylish

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Breathable
                  • Stylish

                  Cons

                  • Not Adjustable
                  • Poor Fit

                  Best Uses

                  • Casual Wear

                  Comments about African Suede Mesh Hat:

                  Returned for a smaller size

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

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Good hat for a hot day and it's not bad

                  By Old photo

                  from Texas

                  About Me Practical

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Breathable
                  • Comfortable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Casual Wear

                    Comments about African Suede Mesh Hat:

                    I have a ranch and am out doors a lot. Great on a hot day and suede wasn't messed up when I was cought in the rain.

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

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Great, Sturdy Travel Hat

                    By JYamser

                    from Los Angeles, CA

                    About Me Practical

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Stylish

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Travel

                      Comments about African Suede Mesh Hat:

                      I bought this hat for our trip to India in 2012. I need something able to take abuse and really keep the sun off of my face. This should do it. fine value.

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

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