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At the end of 2012 in Paris-France, the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage inscribed the official nomination file number 00729. The file number represents the traditional Weaving of the Ecuadorian Toquilla Straw Hat, and has been placed on the prestigious list of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO which gives a Monticristi® hat an outstanding universal added value. read more…

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“Travels with my hat” – THE HAT MAGAZINE – LONDON

“The Hat Magazine” - LONDON Features Monticristi®  Summer 2017 Issue 73  Monticristi® exclusively manufactures and designs all of its products in USA, and works with the most skilled artisans from Montecristi-Ecuador, internationally known for the finesse of its handwork.  “From all the different Panamas, Monticristi® is the very finest. It is handwoven within small area of Ecuador by the most skilled and respected weavers”…(Read more & Subscribe)

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The Headwear Association 109th Dinner Central park NYC

A neat little straw hat trimmed in domestic feathers brings hat wearing to a new level. “ Eight months after weaving and design, our iconic 32 Grade Toquilla Straw Hat “New York” Monticristi®, symbolized not only art, history, couture, luxury but also is a symbol of distinction and elegance for our unique clients and the hat industry…( Golden Hour photos by Daniel Perry..See more

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The Headwear Association’s 109TH Central Park Dinner

“Oh, what a night! More than 170 stylish, hat-clad guests and models gathered at the Loeb Central Park Boathouse last week as The Headwear Association celebrated the headwear industry with a marvelous dinner, fashion show, industry awards and numerous poignant tributes.”…Read more 

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Dinner Besides the Lake!! The Boathouse, Central Park, NYC “THE HAT MAGAZINE” – LONDON

The 109th Annual Headwear Association Dinner The event began with the business meeting, where major hat industry related affairs are discussed by the main companies, manufacturers, retailers, milliners, in the industry. “Over 140 hatters, milliners and makers gathered together beside the boating lake in Central Park…” (Read more & Subscribe)…

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Monticristi® Reaches The Finest Quality

A Monticristi® reaches the finest qualities combined producing a genuine piece of art. In addition, a Monticristi® has more than 4000 years of craftsmanship history that has been passed down from generation to generation. To showcase its fine designs, Monticristis® are displayed and available for purchase at the distinctive and exclusive Hat Store. JJ HAT CENTER in 5th Ave NYC.Established in 1911, J.J. Hat Center is New York’s oldest hat shop. For over one hundred years, we have prided ourselves...

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“The oldest in the fashion Industry”

“Identity, personality, courage, purpose, finesse, elegance, and of course the history, knowledge, craftsmanship, culture, fashion, lifestyle, and effort is what the hat industry is all about. Monticrisrti®  is very proud to represent the “Finest Toquilla Straw Hats” in the industry, and is honored to prevail its legacy, the “Art of weaving” with a touch of contemporary fashion. (Monticrisrti®) “ The organization was founded on January 30, 1908 at the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York City by 34 hat salesmen.” “The Headwear Association...

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