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Didrikson Southwest Hat

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Waterproof Sou'wester Rain Hat by Didrikson

A sou’wester in soft, stretchy Galon® fabric, perfect for rainy days.

An updated version of the traditional fisherman's oilskin hat - now in a flexible,lightweight fabric.

The fabric is windproof and waterproof with welded seams.

Internal cap fits round back of head and ears, ensuring a good fit and complete weather protection. Lined with warming, soft fabric for comfort.

The sou’wester can be fastened under the chin and has a soft, thin tricot lining.

Does a hood give you a headache, or do you find them a pain in a neck? Do you feel constricted and struggle to turn your head? Then a sou'wester is the answer, giving full protection to your neck without tethering your head in a confining hood

Available in Black, North Sea (Green,) Oat Yellow,  Navy Blue and Yellow

  • Water Column: 8,000mm
  • Fabric: Coating 100% Polyurethane / Shell 100% Polyester
  • Adjustable chin string.
  • Ear flaps 

Size (Head circumference) S 54 cm, M 56 cm, L 60 cm, XL 62

A prevailing Sou'wester wind bears rain in the seas around Britain. A fishing net would always be brought up in the lee of the wind so that a fisherman facing the net would have his back to the wind and without a hat the rain would be driven down the fisherman's neck. And so the Sou'wester hat came to get its name and its main feature - the extended neck guard.