Straw QUALITY, MATERIAL: Fine Toquilla straw. Handwoven by expert artisans in Ecuador. Imported, hand-finished, and hand-blocked in USA. COMFORTABLE, LIGHTWEIGHT, and easy to wear. As it is fitted to your hat size, it stays secure on the head with its soft inner sweatband, even in the slightest breezes. SUN PROTECTION: UPF rating 50+. Blocks 95 percent UVA/UVB rays. HAND-FINISHED IN SEATTLE, WA: We are a small family business making these hats by hand using the same methods that has been passed on through our family for generations. Each style is made in small batches with careful attention to detail. This enables us to guarantee that every design detail is crafted flawlessly. We take great pride in our ethical and sustainable manufacturing processes. Everyone we work with is treated fairly and paid a living wage. HOW TO FIND YOUR HAT SIZE: To determine your hat size, measure the circumference of your head using a tape measure. The measurement should be taken at the widest point of the head just above the ears. Choose the larger size if your measurements fall in between sizes.