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Welcome To Ultrafino!

Founded in 2003 with a mission to share the artistic marvels of the Ecuadorian woven Panama Hat. Ultrafino has now expanded to offer all sorts of high-quality headwear from winter bomber hats to genuine leather ivy caps. We believe that a hat can become your best friend which is why we pay special attention to every detail. All of our hats are finished by hand in Seattle, Washington and carefully made to your exact measurements.

Our goal is to add a touch of joy and excitement to all of our hats. So when you pick one up you cannot help but smile.

Welcome To Ultrafino!


The Complete Panama Hat History

What country makes Panama hats? Where do Panama hats come from? We’ve noticed a lot of misinformation floating around the internet about the origin of Panama hats, and as a central authority in Panama hats, we feel it’s our job at Ultrafino to give you the official Panama hat history
February 09, 2017

10 Fashion Ideas for a Woman’s Panama Hat

A woman’s Panama hat is a versatile accessory that is essential in your wardrobe. Even if you do not consider yourself a hat person, straw Panama hats give you the option to dress up and accessorize any look while you are on the run.
September 01, 2016

Caring For Your Panama Hat

Panama hats are special due to their construction and the materials involved. Your Panama hat was woven together with straw, and if it’s a genuine Panama hat, it was made from toquilla straw using the traditional Ecuadorian weaving process. This process takes a lot of time and precision, making your Panama hat cost more than its disingenuous counterpart. Needless to say, each Panama hat is a unique work of art which means you need to take care of it properly in order to maintain it.

September 01, 2016