Women’s Panama Hat by Valerie Modes, 60s Mod


This 60s mod straw hat is right in style.
Approx. Hat Size (cm): 22″ (56); Outside Diameter: 11″ (28); Crown Height: 4.5″ (11.5); Width of Brim:  2.5″ (5) in front.
Era:  1960s.
Condition:  Minor wear commensurate with age.
Mark/Label: Valerie Modes, genuine Panama
One of a kind – Get it before it’s gone.


Snazzy 60s mod women’s Panama hat.  

Vintage Panama Hat Details

  • Panama straw hat by Valerie Modes.
  • The helmet-style ridge across the front, top, and back of the crown.
  •  Wide front brim upturned in the back in a classic 60s mod style.
  • This women’s Panama hat has a snazzy cream grosgrain ribbon hatband.

About Panama Hats

Panama hats are woven from the Carloduvica palmate plant from Ecuador. Panama was the distribution center for these hats thus the name even though they were made in Ecuador, Peru, Columbia, Venezuela, and Guyana.

NOT SHIPPABLE TO ITALY due to Italian customs prohibition.Women’s Panama Hat


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About Valerie Modes

Valerie Modes was a major milliner from the 1940s to the 1960s.   Early labels had an accent over the E in the word Mode which may mean hats were manufactured in France.  Later hats don’t have the accent and have a union label indicating USA manufacture.


Shipping & Returns 

Items are normally shipped within 5 business days.  Occasionally, there may an issue with shipping times.  If so, we will let you know at once. Clothing and accessories ship by USPS Priority Mail, UPS, or FedEx, based on the best price.  Jewelry ships First Class Insured. Overseas orders ship International First Class.  Please see our Shipping Information for rates.

International buyers handle all customs duties. PLEASE NOTE effective July 1, 2021, EU members are charged VAT taxes based on the specific country’s tax rates at the time of importation. 

We know you may be wary about buying vintage items. If so, we do offer returns.  After receipt of your vintage pieces, if you are unhappy or the item does not fit, please let Madge know of a return request within 10 days of receipt of merchandise and return items within 30 days after notification. 

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