Tommy Bahama Raffia Hat

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The Vent Crochet Raffia is what would happen if a fedora took a vacation.

Made of 100 percent raffia, the hat is made by Tommy Bahama, the undisputed king of clothes designed for both Jimmy Buffett fans and white people who pronounce “Hawaii” as “ah-WAH-hee” to try to sound cultured in mixed company.

The herringbone ribbon with jute overlay adds as much class as an outdoor beach-casual hat can tolerate. The shape won’t make your guy’s head look big, like so many fedora-style hats tend to do.

The raffia has an open crochet pattern that encourages airflow and adds an extra layer of texture and overall awesomeness.

Gangsters and the Rat Pack made the fedora the icon of old-school class and style. Then hipsters from Brooklyn stole the fedora and made it something you wanted to punch people in the face for wearing.

Now, Tommy Bahama took it back — and he took it to Maui.

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Andrew Lisa

Andrew Lisa is a freelance writer living in Los Angeles. Over the course of his life, he has received a mountain of gifts that were unusable, ugly, impractical and otherwise unforgivably disappointing. Many of the people who bought these gifts were decent and well-meaning human beings. They weren't bad people, they were just bad shoppers. All they needed was a little guidance and direction when picking out that perfect something for that special someone. He does not want your guy to suffer as he has suffered.