Have hat, will travel: how to pack your Rosehip hat

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“Are your hats ‘packable’?” This is a frequent question from my customers… and the answer is: “YES”. I construct all my natural fibre hats with a sturdy, reinforced fabric brim which can be folded and bent into many configurations for packing. This built-in resiliency helps it pop back into shape after being stored in a tote-bag or backpack while you’re on the road or in the air (or on water!). … Read More →

Step lightly with earth-loving textiles

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A sustainable textile product: is designed with consideration of the environmental and social impact it may have throughout its total life span. has a much smaller ‘ecological footprint’ than its conventional counterpart: it creates less pollutants and waste; is toxic-free and uses less water and non-renewable resources.  Here are three of my favourite eco-textile sources for ‘green hat’ design:  1.) Certified ORGANIC COTTON is free of destructive toxic pesticides and … Read More →

Welcome/Bienvenue!

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This is the beginning of a website devoted to all things hats – a place where art matters, individual style is celebrated and sustainability counts. I hope to provide you with lots of beautiful things to look at and think about, and welcome your comments. From here on, we’ll just have to see what happens! …… Shari “Keep it light enough to travel”     the Be Good Tanyas