This a 100% wool hat, the hat is soft and ideal to travel with cause you can place inside your luggage (see intructions at care section) and has a bit of hardness at upper Crown. The band its beige, light Brown and has a leather joint with Malos logo on left side. The leather sweatband has the Malosa logo and the 4.5 inch brim is soft but will never loose its shape cause has a inner wire, so no matter waht you do, the shape will remain. This is the favorite of men and also women, cause has the basic colors: black, Brown and beige, so it goes well with any outfit. Try it with all look in black or mix it with beige or terracota colors. The 1.5 inch band is unatached so you can Exchange it for some other malosa bands and make a totaly different hat every time you go out!!! You will love it!!! The easiest to combine!