Proud of our Ecuadorian Hat

Yesterday Unesco named the straw hat as an intangible heritage for all humanity, which is a reason of joy in all the provinces of Ecuador, especially for the artisans’ community. Today thanks to the recognition of Unesco, the straw hat is recognized as something proper of Ecuador...

“Intangible Heritage”, the Montecristi hat

A statement was made by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco), “The traditional Ecuadorian woven straw hat is an intangible heritage” of mankind, stated the entity through its Twitter account, while the agency EFE reported that...

Panama Hats: The mark of progress of an Ecuadorian immigrant

“The most rewarding thing is to watch in the street one of our customers and see how elegant they look while wearing a hat made by Ecuadorian hands.” – Jaime Perez The American dream of the Ecuadorian immigrant Jaime Perez became a reality on August 7 of 2007, when he was able to...