Into the Future
by Steve Mitchell
Well, it probably won’t be perfect; perfection is a tough gig. But, I went ahead and ordered a hat for my vacation.
It’ll arrive Monday.
As much as I enjoyed online window shopping for premium, Panama hats, I didn’t really want to spend premium money for a vacation hat.
After getting Lucie’s feedback on a handful of hat contenders, I purchased one of my earlier picks – the Cameron model fedora from the Wallaroo hat company.
It’s a synthetic, ivory-colored, straw hat. It has a three inch brim, a thin leather band, a pinch crown and a UPF 50 rating.
Alas. I don’t have a time-travel, future camera to show you a photo of how the hat will look on me.
I do happen to have painstakingly detailed and authentic, photo-realistic, time-travel rendering of what I’ll look like in the hat on Monday: