Packable Fedora

This packable men's fedora is one hat that's designed to travel. Made in USA.


Stay outdoors longer and protect your head and face from harmful UV rays with a packable, completely crushable hat that's made to travel. The salt-resistant, easy-care polypropylene weave means this hat will last for years without fuss. This men's fedora travel hat has an adjustable nylon headband for a perfect fit. Tuck-away chin strap for windy days—or fast driving with the convertible top down. Approx. 3" brim; 5" crown. Made in USA.
Sizes S(6¾-6⅞), M(7-7⅛), L(7¼-7⅜), XL(7½-7⅝).


Overall: Show Rating Distribution 4.6 / 5 based on 185 reviews


174 of 185 reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.

  • 4/5

    Nice fabric - 9/8/2015
    By: from Sarasota FL

    I used my head measurement to order a medium, but it was too big, and there are no small available until January 2016! I tried the adjustable strap on outside of hat dome, but it changes the shape of the brim :-( The fabric is great that it is washable (haven't tried that yet , but am trusting it will wash OK!)

  • 5/5

    Stylish and Comfortable! - 9/6/2015
    By: from Manhattan Beach CA

    Very lightweight and I get lots of compliments when I wear it.

  • 3/5

    Prefer the older style - 8/28/2015
    By: from Athens, GR

    Purchased recently my second Fedora, few years after my first one. Although was more or less the same quality, for some reason the brim was a little wider than the old one, which makes it look a bit funny wearing it. I personally, do not feel "comfortable " in it. Would gladly change it.

  • 5/5

    very pleased - 8/20/2015

    Exactly what I expected. Fit like a glove. very happy with this hat

  • 5/5

    Packable Fedora - 7/18/2015
    By: from Kaneohe, HI

    This is my 3rd hat from Orvis, all of great quality and style. The fedora is no exception. I needed if for the really hot summer days. It fit perfectly when I got it, it is very stylish and holds its shape nicely. I like the strap which can also be used to shape the hat; however, I like the original shape, which it holds well. Great hat.

  • 5/5


  • 4/5

    Really Like This Hat - 7/16/2015

    I really like this hat. It is stylish and packable. The way they designed it to keep the string out of the way when not it use is very clever. The only downside is that it is heavier and hotter then a hat made from real straw. Still it is a good traded-off to have the hat nearly indestructible.

  • 5/5

    Not Straw But Just Right - 7/11/2015
    By: from Midwest

    This is not a small hat as it has a good brim for sun, it is not a straw hat. From the point of view of a guy who wears hats and dress hats year round, this is a perfect hat for the day that it may rain because it is a plastic straw that is not affected by rain, sweat or being crunched. It is not a fancy straw hat - it is not the most breathable hat - but it fits perfectly in the niche of a solid hat that is not affected like a real straw.

  • 5/5

    Perferct - 7/10/2015
    By: from Chicago, Il

    This hat has all of the features I was looking for in a Summer hat: attractive, adjustable band, chin strap, packable, medium brim. It's also washable and I've gotten several compliments when I've worn it!

  • 5/5

    Great travel hat - 7/8/2015
    By: from Raleigh, NC

    We haven't used it yet, but I gave it to my husband for a gift and it looks and fits like it will be perfect for traveling.

Size Chart

Hat Sizing Guidelines

Hat Sizes/Adult Head Measurements
  Small Medium Large X-Large XX-Large
Hat Size 6 3/4 –
6 7/8
7 – 7 1/8 7 1/4 –
7 3/8
7 1/2 –
7 5/8
7 3/4
Head Size 21 1/8 –
21 1/2
21 7/8 –
22 1/4
22 5/8 –
23 1/2 –
23 7/8
24 1/4

Find your hat size easily!

How to measure for a hatHere’s how you can find your correct hat size quickly and easily: Using a cloth measuring tape, measure around your head at the point at which your hat normally rides (approximately 1” above your ear). Pull the tape tightly enough to get an accurate measurement, but do not pull it too tightly. If your measurement is between two hat sizes, order the larger size.

Your hat should fit securely, but not tightly—if you shake your head back and forth vigorously, the hat should stay put. The same goes for bending forward: if you bend down, your hat shouldn’t slip off. Make sure, though, that your hat doesn’t bind or pinch. If it does, we recommend you exchange it for the next larger size.

Your hat will break in with wear. Over time, your hat will conform to the unique shape of your head, creating a one-of-a-kind fit. With proper care, your hat will provide many years of faithful service.


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Packing Light

Packing tips from Dave Parker of Orvis Travel

Dave Parker of Orvis Travel gives tips on packing light.
Dave Parker of Orvis Travel gives tips for packing light.

Here at Orvis, we put our travel clothing and luggage to the real-life test every day. Our Orvis Travel staff and product developers log thousands of miles a year to bring you the very best, most authentic travel experiences and gear.

With new airline regulations and fees, it’s more important than ever to pack wisely. We asked our own Dave Parker -- Managing Director of our in-house travel agency – for tips on how to pack to ensure you get the most out of your travels:

  1. Cotton/synthetic-blend fabrics are easy to wash and dry on the road.  If laundry service is a given, our pure cotton wrinkle-free shirts are a great choice for travel too. If you pack enough shirts for three days, you have enough for a week.  Also, plan to buy a shirt or two at your destination. It's one way to take home a practical souvenir.
  2. Choose a bag made of ballistic nylon cloth. They are strong, yet light in weight. If you start with a heavy bag, it's all downhill from there.
  3. Think about color schemes when you pack. Make sure everything you bring is in the same palette, so it all matches.
  4. Think layers. Instead of a single heavy jacket, for example, take light layers that can be added and subtracted according to the weather. For cool climes, take a base layer of merino wool, then a synthetic/cotton-blend shirt, a fleece vest, and then an outer layer shell to stop rain and wind.  For cold climates, use a warmer base layer and a thicker fleece with long sleeves.
  5. Ship ahead. It sounds extravagant, but if you're going to a single place where you need a lot of gear (e.g., waders, fly rods, skis, etc.), it’s wise to ship it. The parcel services all have good tracking systems, and you'll know where your bag is ahead of time. (I'm doing this for an Alaska trip in August. Who wants to carry waders?)
  6. Think ounces. Take the smallest container/amount of toiletries possible, especially if you can replenish at your destination. There’s no need to take 16 oz. of shampoo for a one-week trip. Get a couple of small, refillable plastic bottles, and fill them at home before you go.
  7. Stay organized. Use nylon bags or large, clear freezer bags to compartmentalize. Put all the socks in one bag, etc. Knowing what you have helps you avoid over-packing.
  8. Download a book to your mp3 player.
  9. Unless you're a professional photographer, take the smallest digital camera you can. The picture quality will still be excellent.
  10. Wear your biggest/heaviest shoes on the plane and pack the lighter ones.
  11. Don't forget to ask about rental gear before you pack. Some fishing lodges have everything you need, especially if they're Orvis-endorsed.

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