A band of ribbon or cloth worn on a hat just above the brim.
- Panama hat: This type of hat has a wide brim, a wider hatband, and has the appearance of being made of straw.
- It tends to have a thin hatband, sometimes made of leather or vinyl.
- Like the Outback style, there is typically an understated hatband.
- Attach this "buckle" to the front of the hatband.