I wear hats for one of two reasons:
1. I feel lazy.
2. I came across a topper as covetable as those by Valdez designer Gabriela Goldbaum (pictured).
The updated Panama styles are crafted in Ecuador and range from straight-up classic (a foldable, black grosgrain-wrapped version) to colorful, woven ones that are just as likely to stand the test of time. Or a really bad hair day. — Tiffany, Everywhere editor
Available at shoplatitude.com, $110-$130.
Photo: Courtesy of L-atitude