Founded in 1980 by Alex Tilley, an avid sailor who sought to make a "classy, durable hat" (and succeeded beyond his wildest expectations!) Tilley hand-makes and sells the "World's Best Hats", as well as their accompanying range of lightweight, practical travel clothes - all made to the same high standards as the renowned Tilley hats. Tilley's iconic hats are considered the finest in travel & outdoor adventure. Each hand-made Tilley hat offers excellent sun protection, are easy to pack and contain a range of exciting and useful features for the avid adventurer; not to mention their incredible lifetime guarantees! Made in Canada and designed to withstand whatever the world has to offer, Tilley's legendary hats, and equally stylish endurable clothes, are available from its well organised and user friendly website.