With over 25 years in the western straw hat business, Shady Brady has proven to design high-quality hats. You may have noticed that The Village Hat Shop has a bias for small, owner operated hat companies where unique styling, quality, dependability and service have been sustained over the years. Shady Brady's crushable/packable straw hats have had a great hand in revolutionizing the straw hat industry. When Julia Roberts put on a Shady Brady hat in the movie "Runaway Bride", the world also discovered the great styling that true hat afficianados have appreciated for decades. Check out the wide selection of our popular Shady Brady straw cowboy hats here. Below are some of Shady Brady's criteria for their hats:
1. Baked on water resistant coating. 2. Cushion sweatbands. 3. Wire reinforced brims.