Maya Neumann’s famous “Squash Hat” is hand woven from the best natural travel straw available. This remarkable straw is hearty & will survive years of adventures.
Each "Squash hat" is unique in its own way, from the weave through to the coloring process. All our hats all have their own character and no two are ever the same.
- Folds up for travel.
- Very durable
- Will not shrink
- Re-shapes easily
- Use water to reshape the hat on your head or with your hands. For more information about this please see our video here
When ordering online please aware that our hats are VERY handmade & may not look exactly like the photo - if you have particular preferences regarding the hat style, do let us know in the notes section of your order and we will do our best to custom make the hat especially for you. We can send you photos of the hat before we send it to you to ensure you know what you are getting.
When ordering your hat please consider the following.
- Head size (measure your head from above brow all the way around head)
- Height. The following rules generally apply when choosing a hat, shorter people wear a small brim, people of average height wear a medium brim and tall people wear a wide brim. REMEMBER rules are made to be broken too, always choose the hat you feel you would be comfortable wearing.
- Face shape. The following rules generally apply when choosing a hat - small or long faces suit small brims, oval, heart and round faces suit medium and wide brims. These rules are also made to be broken.
Important to know
The photos above are general representations of the colors we usually achieve when hand dying our hats. There will always be a degree of variation in shades from dye batch to dye batch. If you have specific color requirements please let us know and we will try our best achieve a match.
The suns UV will over time fade your hats color. Some colors (particularly blue based tones) will fade faster than others.