Australian Bushman Hats by Akubra
The World famous Australian bush hat which is often mistaken for a cowboy hat. We stock the largest and most diverse range of Akubra hats in the UK and Ireland and we are the official UK importer. Akubra Hats are tough, resilient, lightweight, waterproof hats, and they look great. Styles are mostly unisex and we can offer you expert advice on the fitting. Akubra has sold over 25 million hats worldwide.
Akubra - The Authentic Australian Hat
Akubra is the only complete fur felt manufacturer left in Australia. From the raw rabbit fur through to the final hat, each individual hat passes through at least 70 sets of hands and more than 100 individual processes.
Absolute care and attention to details combined with years of experience mean the Australian Akubra Hat is the ultimate in quality. Akubra Hats is a fifth-generation Australian company and all of their products are made in Australia at their sole location at Kempsey, New South Wales.
For 145 years Akubra have been hand crafting hats from start to finish, ensuring complete control of the production process and use of the best rabbit fur felt available ensures the highest quality standards, exceptional looking hats and one of the most durable hats in the world.
Features including wider brims for protection from the harsh Australian sun have another benefit in keeping off the rain from the face and neck in the more familiar UK weather. The hats being fully water resistant, though the upper surface will get wet, the fur felt will not soak through. The reeded, leather sweatbands, made form the finest roan sheepskin, ensures a comfort and secure fitting experience when wearing an Akubra.