How to Measure Your Head

Heads come in all sizes, and in a surprising variety of shapes.

Although Akubra hats are adaptable, and will usually conform to differences in shape with a little wearing, it is essential that the size be correct for your head.

TO DETERMINE YOUR HAT SIZE FOLLOW THESE 3 SIMPLE STEPS:

  • Measure the circumference around your head - approximately 12mm (1/2") above the ears

  • Keep the dressmaker tape level and firm, across the temple and above the eyebrow ridges.

  • Check the size chart given below.

NOTE: For in-between measurements use the next size up.

AKUBRA
CM: 

Equivalent

53

XS

54

 

55

S

56

 

57

M

58

 

59

L

60

 

61

XL

62

 

63

XXL

U.K. hat:

6 1/2

6 5/8

6 3/4

6 7/8

7

7 1/8

7 1/4

7 3/8

7 1/2

7 5/8

7 3/4

U.S. hat:

6 5/8

6 3/4

6 7/8

7

7 1/8

7 1/4

7 3/8

7 1/2

7 5/8

7 3/4

7 7/8

 

For an enduring fit with your new Akubra the following points should be considered:

  •  The Sheepskin inner band of the hat may shrink slightly with use. Do not expect a tight-fitting hat to 'loosen up'

  • In time, the hat will conform to your head shape. Initially, a slightly loose-fitting hat can be adjusted using folded tissue placed behind the inner band, then removed as the hat conforms to your head shape.