"Mine was way more bleached than shown, would have preferred more dark brown. However, it is otherwise unquestionably awesome. Thick, furry felt holds its shape well, i.e. not too floppy. Size is slightly big on my smaller/but/in/the/range/of/normal head. Comfortably snug but capable of blowing away in a stiff breeze. Bandana under hat=slightly more snug=wind problem solved. Except for the color it's basically as shown(read: perfect) with the addition of a leather band around the crown(not a bad thing). The price is stupid but the hat is well made, functional, and good lookin'. Entirely worthy of being worn all the time which is how I plan on getting my money's worth...I'll keep it and probably not buy another hat ever again. So far, more compliments than weird looks(:"