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The Basics

The Melissa is a wide brimmed version of the classic Panama Hat.  It's available in white or black and is accessorized with a black grosgrain ribbon. This exceptional product is hand made in Ecuador of 100% Toquilla straw. It's graded a G8 indicating a high-quality, tight weave.


Why we Love this Hat

  • An elegant hat with a wider brim, offering more protection from the sun
  • Works well for men and women
  • This is the go-to hat for an outdoor social event

Product Details

  • Crown Shape:  Teardrop
  • Crown:  4 1/4" (11.0 cm)
  • Brim:     3 1/2" (9.0 cm)


Size Guide

Use Size Guide 1

SM 21 1/2 55 6 7/8
MD 22 5/8 58 7 1/4
LG 23 1/2 60 7 1/2
XL 24 1/4 62 7 3/4


100% Ecuadorian Paja Toquilla Straw

Product Dimensions

Crown: 4 1/4" (11.0 cm)
Brim: 3 1/2" (9.0 cm)

Note: measures rounded to nearest 1/8 inch and 1/2 centimeter

Care Instructions

  • Handle your straw hat by the brim to avoid mis-shaping or crushing the crown
  • Regularly dust your straw hat with a soft bristled brush to keep it clean
  • Remove stains using a damn cloth (never soap!)
  • Store your straw hat in a clean, dry, and cool space

Shipping & Returns

FREE shipping on all orders to the US 48 contiguous states (and Washington, DC)! 

Various shipping options available for Rest of World.

About the Product Name

This hat is named to honor the sister of Mindo Hat's founder and Head of Design. Melissa is a successful entrepreneur in Panama City, Panama and helped inspire the founding of Mindo Hats. If you run across her in the city, there's a good chance she'll have a Melissa on.

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Experience Superior Quality

Mindo Hat's straw products made from 100% Ecuadorean Toquilla Palm Straw and are of G8 grade or better. The result is a high quality, tight weave that is hard to find on your regular off-the-shelf straw hat.

Not Just a Hat. A Work of Art.

Our straw products are 100% made in Ecuador by artisans practicing an art passed down from generation to generation. The end product is a testament to their expertise.

  • Free Shipping

    We offer free standard ground shipping on all products to the 48 contiguous United States.

    Other expedited and international shipping options are available.

    Reference our Shipping Policy.

  • Returns / Exchanges

    Not happy with your selection? No worries! You can return your purchase within 30 days of receipt. Some restrictions apply.

    Reference our Return Policy.