Unbelievably lightweight, coming in at a levitating 3.5 ounces, this women's hat from Tilley is absolutely perfect for all warm weather activities. This hat has a generous 3 inch brim that will keep the sun from your eyes, and beyond that the hat has an Ultraviolet Protection Factor of 50+. You can have fun in the sun, but don't have to suffer for it thanks to protection like this. The lightweigh mesh bretton repels rain during if you get caught in a passing shower and will float should it ever fly overboard. The hat is beyond any normal expectation of rugged and is completely packable. Crush it in your suitcase and watch it spring back to life. Tilley is so confident that this hat will last you a lifetime that they guarantee it will not wear out. Even if it's lost within two years of being bought, the company will partially insure it. Tilley doesn't just say they make the finest hats in the world, they mean it.