TREND ALERT: WAYUU HAT

July 27, 2017

COLORFUL WAYÚU STRAW HATS ARE TAKING OVER THE BEACH SIGHTS

 

For the Wayúu tribe this accessory is part of a whole symbology and millennial tradition. For the rest of the world is the latest trend in beach hats.

 

Their colorful designs and unique shape has opened a door between an ocean of uniformed hats. They are basically ONE-OF-A-KIND and you can even request your own color combination.

 

Wayúu tribe live in a colorful world. All they do with their hands represent their vibrant point of view. Not to say they are captured on a endless summer weather where the sun radiates on all daylight. Reason why this item becomes a part of themselves. It is part of their personality that shows up by the color combination or applications they chose such the pompons.

 

TECHNIQUE BEHIND THIS BEAUTY:

 

Each of these beautiful hats is handmade by one single man.

 

The technique used is basketry - diagonally woven - and can take from 8 hours to a whole day to be elaborated.

 

Isii and mawisa fibber are the raw material used for the straw strap, there are dyed with oils to give a striking and unique design to the hat.

 

To buy you wayúu hat, go to  https://www.kale-kale.com/hats