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The Efren hat is a 100% fur felt model. It has a 10.5 cm split crown and a 5 cm trilby shaped brim.
Decorated with a grosgrain ribbon, its classic bow makes it a unique hat; it has a striking three-fold pattern, decorated with our leather logo. This hat is finished inside with a leather pad and our prestigious black lining, a classic in our brand—handmade, made in Spain. For the manufacture of a handmade hat, the last is essential to give the capeline's shape, which at first is a circular plane. Before inserting it into the mold, it is transformed into a conical piece to facilitate its handling. Pressure and heat are provided to this shape with reminiscent machines of hydraulic presses that have a hat form incorporated in their lower part. This procedure is fundamental; the heat and desired shape are obtained in a fixed way for that hat model.
With the shape of the crown created, the brim is formed, which according to the design, will go through different processes from the gumming so that the brim has a greater or lesser hardness; ironing, phase in which a regular iron and a large amount of steam are used, an element that will be very present throughout the process. This process is carried out by hand by a factory operator with each of the made hats. The brim is also trimmed to give it the specified length.
Having already finished the hat, it is necessary to give a finish to the fiber of this, and as is customary in this world, there are different types of finishes from velvety to a bright polish, etc. Finally, the hat would go through the sewing workshop to be finished with all kinds of accessories such as ribbons, bows, sheepskin, lining, leather straps, etc.
Always brush the hat in the direction of the hairs with a specialized brush. Use steam to accompany this action so that it is easier to eliminate odors and dust particles. Always keep in a hatbox.
This very common complement on the streets of the 50s and 60s is to carry a small part of history. Being a "best seller" of the brand, it is just as functional and attractive for groundbreaking and modern looks as it is for the most self-respecting classic. An eye-catcher for any look and a sensation for space.