"I can't say enough about Borges & Scott and their entire team. I received multiple, completely random, compliments regarding my B&S Signature Panama hat. "– Jimmy Mulford, USA, Trustpilot Verified.
"Amazing service from start to finish it would appear that nothing is too, much and the hat is quality."– Ian Clarke, UK, Google Reviews Verified
"Bought a Panama hat... I couldn’t be more pleased with the product and their outstanding customer service."– Andrew, GB, Trustpilot Verified.
"I just wanted to write and say how delighted I am with the new hat. It fits perfectly and looks amazing - I can't wait to wear it!"– Jonathan, GB, Trustpilot Verified
"Surely the best Panama hats available in the UK, and at reasonable prices. Apparently they have continued to stock up during the pandemic, to fulfil their commitment to their Ecuadorian weavers."– Chris Hegan, UK, Google Verified Review
"The hat is absolutely beautiful and the website and service/delivery were flawless. My only issue is the lack of a dust bag... Will definitely be back though!"– Emma L, Google Verified Review
Welcome to Borges & Scott, long established producers of high quality Panama hats. We combine the iconic South American hat with the best elements of British quality and style.
All our hats are handmade in Ecuador, meaning they are genuine Paja Toquilla straw hats, the weaving process of which has been designated as an “Intangible Cultural Heritage” item by UNESCO.
Our experienced team in Bristol, England then apply the same craftsmanship, principles and standards when finishing and trimming our Panamas.
Our Ethical Approach
We take every step we can to ensure that our Panama hats are made in accordance with high ethical standards.
We are proud to be a member of BAFTS (British Association of Fair Trade Suppliers) and work hard to ensure that our hats are made under fair working conditions at every step.
At least 5% of our profits are donated to good causes, supporting projects in Ecuador and beyond. Visit our "who we support" page to learn more.
Here at Borges & Scott we have two passions: Hats and making our customers happy.
We work tirelessly to ensure our hats are of the highest possible quality and will go out of our way to ensure that you’re completely satisfied with your purchase from us.
We offer free delivery on all out hats to the UK, USA and Europe, and we understand that finding the right Panama Hat is difficult and getting that perfect fit is important, so we are committed to being flexible regarding any necessary returns and exchanges.