Hats

Ultimate Guide to looking after your Akubra Hat

AN AKUBRA IS MORE THAN JUST A HAT - IT'S ICONIC!   NOT ONLY ARE THEY AUSTRALIAN FAMILY OWNED; ALL THEIR HATS ARE MADE RIGHT HERE IN OZ!   YOUR HAT IS AN INVESTMENT, WITH PROPER CARE YOU WILL GET YEARS OF SERVICE AND PLEASURE.   CARE TIPS FOR YOUR AKUBRA To properly fit a...

Should I dunk my Akubra Hat in water?

  SHOULD I WET MY HAT COMPLETELY? We do not recommend completely immersing your Akubra hat in water as this may distort the shape.  

What do I do if my Akubra Hat gets wet?

  AKUBRA GETS WET? Your Akubra makes a great rain hat. If it becomes wet it is important that it be cared for correctly. Do not force dry the hat if it has become wet. The inside leather band will shrink and once this happens it is hard to stretch...

How to clean your Akubra Hat basics

  HAT CARE To keep your Akubra in shape, it's best to give it a brush from time to time in an anti-clockwise direction with a soft bristled brush over a shot of steam (a kettle will do nicely). This will assist in returning the fur back to its original...

How to fix the crown of your Akubra Hat

  CROWN AND BRIM DISTORTIONS If the hat brim is out of shape simply place the area over steam (a kettle will do nicely) until the area is moist. Remember not to get the inside band wet. The bent brim can be reshaped with your fingertips and any crown marks...

How to clean your Akubra Hat moderate

  CLEANING If your Akubra is slightly soiled with dust and/or grime, firstly brush the hat in an anti-clockwise direction to remove any dust and then lightly rub the affected area with a paint thinner or dry cleaning fluid. Do not use too much. Car upholstery cleaner can be used....

How to store your Akubra Hat

  STORING YOUR AKUBRA The best way to store your Akubra Hat is by resting it on its crown upside down on a table, shelf or in a cupboard. Do not rest it on the brim as this can sometimes pull the whole hat out of proportion. Best way of...

Get to know Akubra

  Akubra Hats are an Australian icon. For over 130 years Akubra has been making its legendary fur felt hats in Australia. The name Akubra is synonymous with the landscape of outback Australia and their quality hats have become a significant part of Australian culture. This family company has moved...

How to measure your head size for your Akubra Hat

How do I work out my hat size? Use a tape measure and measure the circumference of the head, just above the ears. Ensure that the tape is wound straight around the head and is level from front to back. You should feel a bump in the back of the...