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PANAMA HATS A Panama hat by Montecristi is the product of months of weaving by expert Ecuadorian hatmakers and precise shaping by our own craftsmen. Each is a masterpiece that can last a lifetime. Nothing found. More Panama Hats FUR FELT HATS Choose from our classic fur felt styles, dress weight hats and Super Premium line. Prices vary depending on the…

Care and Guarantee

THE MONTECRISTI GUARANTEE Montecristi guarantees that if you do not like your new hat for any reason, you may return it for a full refund minus shipping charges. Restoration Services * We can remake your Montecristi hat to restore it to its original, perfect fit, or even re-shape it to give you a new style using the same material. We can also remove stains, replace the leather sweatband, or fit…

About Montecristi

ABOUT US Montecristi Custom Hat Works takes our name from the village of Montecristi, near Ecuador’s Pacific coast, the source of the best authentic Panama hats. Our four-decade story is that of our founder, Milton Johnson, who first visited South America in 1973 in search of textiles and pre-Columbian artifacts. After two years of exploring Panama, Columbia, Peru and Ecuador, Milton met the…

How to Choose

Choosing among all our hat types, styles and details can be daunting. If this is your first hat by Montecristi, consider calling us directly to get started. The Panama Hat Shown: Wide Brimmed Optimo Fine Fur Felt Shown: Reno with Full Pencil Curl Panama or Fur Felt Your first decision will probably be Panama or fur felt? Montecristi…

Contact and Location

Visit our shop, located just a few blocks west of the historic Santa Fe Plaza. Learn more about the finest custom-made hats available. ADDRESS Montecristi Custom Hat Works 322 McKenzie Street Santa Fe, NM 87501 PHONE 505-983-9598 EMAIL hats@montecristihats.com FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA Facebook:…

Your Custom Fit

A hat by Montecristi Custom Hat Works is made to last for many years. The size should fit perfectly. Contact us to make a custom fit appointment or order a measuring kit: Phone: 505-983-9598 We size all of our hats to the customer’s exact measurements. Knowing your head’s circumference is the first step. Contact us and we’ll send you a free sizing kit that includes a paper measuring tape and…

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UNIQUELY YOUR OWN What style, material and quality of hat suits your lifestyle best? Many details come together to make a hat from Montecristi your very own. Let’s explore your options. | Browse All Hats and Bands | | Panama Hats | A classic choice for warm weather, now worn year-round. Our Panama hats start…