The sweat dribbled around the patent brim of his new white panama .
It would never fit again and he had to make do, most unwillingly, with a borrowed panama .
But people would not like it; the embarrassment of a dead man's jacket, his baseball cap and panama on the hallstand.
In the old days he'd always worn a bowler hat, of course, and when they went out of fashion, a trilby; never a panama , not to the Club.
Even if you don't think of yourself as much of a ‘hat ‘person, a panama hat is one of the best places to start.’
But I guess I wasn't counting on the enduring shade of the panama hat .
Then, panamas or linen hats were the order of the day.
In several he looked like a 1970s football manager in his white panama hat and a sheepskin coat.
My wide-brimmed panama hat was chilling nicely in the boat's hat cooler.
Only buy a panama hat with a sweatband, which helps keep your hat in place and prevents it from stretching out.