G.Viteri Panama Hats are 100% handmade handmade in Ecuador by local artisans using traditional methods and local materials that integrate environmental sustainability with luxurious, classic design. G.Viteri is committed to sustainability: environmental, social, cultural and economic and integrates this throughout the entire design and production process.

Through preserving and perpetuating the ancestral weaving traditions of Ecuador, G.Viteri supports local craftspeople to preserve their culture and whilst improving the local economy, especially boosting women’s financial independence as 90% of the G.Viteri artisans are female.