The Poppy Panama Boater from South African milliner Crystal Birch exudes timeless elegance. Crafted by artisans in Cape Town from hand-blocked paper Panama, and featuring a luxurious wide black Petersham sash which threads through gold eyelets—this piece will pair well with a whimsical summer dress and espadrilles. It features certified UV protection, meaning you can wear it all summer long.
- Paper Panama, Petersham ribbon
- CANSA approved, certified UV protection
- Artisanally made by local communities using eco-friendly upcycling practices
- Made in Cape Town, South Africa, ships from South Africa
SIZE, FIT & OPACITY
- Small: Circumference 54cm
- Medium: Circumference 56cm
- Large: Circumference 58cm
Shipping & Returns
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South African milliner Crystal Birch is considered to be one of South Africa’s most promising young crop of designers. She trained under the guidance of British milliners Noel Stewart and Piers Atkinson, where she honed her skills. Today, she is the co-owner of esteemed South African manufacturing company The Hat Factory, where she creates her irreverent adornments in daring shapes and colors, loved by South African celebrities and the global fashion elite.