Australian owned and operated for over 130 years Akubra (Aboriginal for “head covering”) has been crafting hats from start to finish, with no less than 11 separate procedures.
The Akubra hat felt is made from the soft underside of rabbit, interlocked in every direction to make the lightest, strongest and most water repellent fabric known to man. The natural water proofing qualities of the animal fibres themselves, also add extra protection.
With the increased awareness of skin cancer, Akubra hats are more popular than ever. Designed with features including wider brims and a UPF rating of 50+ you are assured of maximum protection from the sun.
The iconic Akubra has been worn by Service Men and Women, Politicians, Olympians Celebrities, Royalty and of course the hard working country men and women, loyal to the Akubra brand.
Aside from simply being a hat, there are many more, less obvious uses for the Akubra; shading a horse’s eye, carrying eggs, watering animals and fanning fires, making the Akubra multi functional and essential to the Aussie way of life.
Currently manufacturing over 100 individual styles in a range of popular colours, the Akubra is arguably the most recognized hat in Australia. Experience the true standard of quality and workmanship. Get an Akubra on your head today.
Not sure of your Akubra size? Check out our Blog post - Fitting an Akubra for some tips!