A good hat is the perfect travel companion: it will dutifully serve as a disguise, a makeshift pillow, essential elemental protection, or as your little personal raffia thatched bungalow to snooze away in on a tropical beach somewhere far far away.
We sent our resident hat testers to Tonga to see how Conner Hats hold up in the sunny South Pacific.
Stay tuned for more from their hatventures.
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Photography by the illustrious Ming Nomchong