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Avara

$275.00
Avara is one of our most popular hats made from sustainably harvested Madagascan raffia and hand plaited by artisans into our signature braid. Avara is the perfect classic fedora with a short 4.5cm brim that has a slight turn up at the back. Available in our iconic or seasonal colours and finished with an Italian grosgrain ribbon, the Avara is sure to be a wardrobe staple.
Description
Avara is one of our most popular hats made from sustainably harvested Madagascan raffia and hand plaited by artisans into our signature braid. Avara is the perfect classic fedora with a short 4.5cm brim that has a slight turn up at the back. Available in our iconic or seasonal colours and finished with an Italian grosgrain ribbon, the Avara is sure to be a wardrobe staple.
Details
Classic Fedora
4.5cm Brim
Grosgrain Italian Ribbon
Sateen Elastic Size Adjustable Inner Band
UPF 50+
Size & Fit

ONE SIZE = 57.5cm

Styles can be adjusted with either a hand rolled raffia string around the crown or inner band and tie. You can expect to reduce the size by 1 - 2cm*.

Your hat size can be determined by wrapping a measuring tape around your head (over the central forehead area, just above your ears), mimicking the natural position of where a hat would sit.

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Care

100% RAFFIA
Madagascan raffia is hand plaited to create our signature Raffia Braid. This material is innately pliant, supple and offers a natural water resistance which delivers a durable resilience to prevent cracking and brittleness over time. Our unique process combines technology with traditional methods; raffia is first hand selected before being dyed to a Helen Kaminski hue, the craftsperson secures the top of the raffia to a surface, then hand-crafts the braid as they follow it, walking backwards, to the enormous lengths required for each style. In order to ensure a continuous finish, the craftsperson gradually feeds new strands into the plait so that no joins are visible to the eye. We do not recommend allowing a style to be submerged in water. To clean, do not use any harsh chemical or dry clean, simply wipe with a damp cloth. Variations in raffia braid styles are an indication of the unique and authentic character of each handmade piece.
DO NOT WASH
DO NOT BLEACH
DO NOT DRY CLEAN

Shipping

AUSTRALIA WIDE SHIPPING

During this sale period, we are experiencing high volumes of order. Please be aware that all orders are subject to possible shipping delays within 2-7 business days. 

Spend $250 or more and receive COMPLIMENTARY shipping*.

*Australian orders only

Standard Shipping - Flat Rate $10

You can usually expect delivery within 2 - 4 business days, however, deliveries to country and/or remote areas may take longer*.

Express Shipping - Flat Rate $20

You can usually expect delivery within 1 - 3 business days within Australian capital cities. All Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane metro areas should be delivered within the next business day*.

INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING

Flat Rate $20
We currently ship internationally to New Zealand. For other international destinations please shop at your local Helen Kaminski e-store.

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