A video series on Óptimo and the hat making process was created for Border Beat,
a student-run publication based in the University of Arizona School of Journalism.
Click this link for: A little history about Grant and how he got started customizing hat
Click this link for: Finishing a Fedora Hat
Click this link for: The History of the Panama Hat and Its Misleading Name
Click this link for: How Grant Practices Business as a Foreigner
Óptimo is involved in the creation of a documentary,
Made in Ecuador: The Panama Hat Story,
that will be released later this year.
To see some highlights, click here: The Panama Hat Story
Check us out on Arizona Highways TV at the link below:
Arizona Collector's Guide
AZ Collector’s Guide Slideshow:
Click here for: Slideshow
Tucson Guide Best of 2008 Award