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I wanted a cheap Santa hat - I got a cheap Santa hat
on December 9, 2012
Very poorly made. Rather than 2 seams on the sides, it has two seams going up the sides as if it was made originally small for a child's head and to use the same hat but just make it bigger for an adult size, just above the white fluffy border, the side seam is split and a triangular piece of red fabric is added in - as an after thought. Looks like a 5-year-old made it as a first sewing project. The border fluff is awful - not very soft and it sheds just looking at it. The pompom material doesn't match the border fluff although the photo makes it seems so - the pompom feels like cotton balls all knotted up. For what I paid and the purpose for which I wanted this (ok - dog photos if I must tell the truth), it will do. But if you're looking to impress, have it stay on your head even for one photo or even look good at a get-together without having white fiber-glass-like residue all over your face, hair and outfit, skip this one.
Even if you try to look beyond the attractive model, this photo doesn't do this product justice in a bad way. There are better quality Santa hats for about the same price.
Edit12-10 (one day later): I mentioned the white 'fiberglass'-like residue all over after wearing this hat for just a few minutes. It was hot as well. Not sure anyone could tolerate it for anything more than a photo or two. Certainly for the length of a party. Once I took it off I was itchy and picky all day long. That white 'stuff' from the border seemed to get in/on my t-shirt, down my back, on my neck and arms. I was scratching and picking at myself all day long. It was darn annoying and very uncomfortable. I am so glad I never tried to put this on my dogs to take their pictures. This stuff would have gotten in their eyes and on their fur and with 2 of 5 dogs being white, I never would have known why they were scratching. I won't toss it, but right now it is decorating the tip of the handle of my vacuum cleaner as if Santa dropped by and tossed his hat on it. Might be all it is really good for.