THE ORIGINAL REAL DEAL BRAZIL TARP HAT
Deal hats just aren't like other hats. They're recycled and rugged,
even a bit ragged. And if we do say so ourselves, they're also pretty
The reclaimed Brazilian truck tarp at the heart of our hats, having
been battered and beaten in its former life by all manner of harsh road
and climate conditions across the vast expanses of Brazil, can lead to
wide variations in color and overall appearance, sometimes even within
the same hat! Fraying of the heavy fabric is common, and likewise holes
and stains, with patches of tarp scraps heavily stitched on as needed,
though also frequently just for looks. While much more rare, some RDB
hats even have bits of Portuguese writing or trucking-company logos
stamped upon them in thick black ink.
50.00 includes Shipping- Canada
PRETTY UGLY HAT
|Pretty? Ugly? Neither? Both?
Sun hat? Garden hat? Beach hat? Travel hat? Fishing hat? Do-Any-Dang-Thing Hat?
and all, of the above! This floppy version of our original Real Deal
Brazil recycled-tarp head-topper is pretty much whatever you want it to
be. Stuff it in a pocket, chuck it in a travel bag, toss it in a
corner, step on it, stomp on it, kick it — with no wire in its brim,
there's no worries of ever bending this hat out of shape!
with our better known wide-brimmed original, the Pretty Ugly is
handcrafted in rural Brazil from recycled truck tarps, meaning it
carries the same distinctive markings, patches, stains, frays and
occasional ink marks as our celebrated original.
It's pretty. It's ugly. It's Pretty Ugly. And it's all the Real Deal!
40.00 includes Shipping Canada
|A ball cap is a ball cap is a ball cap, right?
Handmade from the same wildly weathered recycled Brazilian truck tarps
as our original Real Deal Brazil hats, this inspired take on the
American head-hugging standard is casual headwear that's way beyond the
Our Tarp Ball Cap's crown, slightly shallower than a
standard baseball cap, is heavily stitched from six separate triangular
panels of recycled tarp, often of very different shades. An elastic
sweatband and a hook-and-loop adjustable strap ensure a custom fit,
while five small metal grommets aid ventilation and, along with the
metal button at the very top, further boost this all-purpose hat's
Tarp Ball Cap is one-size-fits-all.
30.00 includes shipping Canada
|Meet the new El Jefe of headwear, una revolución in hat style! The Cuba Libre.
for the trendy mixed drink pairing potent Caribbean rum with good ol'
American Coca-Cola, plus an essential splash o' lime juice, the tasty
new hat brings to mind the signature straight-topped military cap of a
certain notoriously bearded, cigar-chomping, former-rebel Cuban leader
whose headwear choice is destined to go down in history far more
positively than his decades of coup-launched autocratic domination over
his island home.
As with the now-ex Presidente's signature
head-topper, the brim of the Cuba Libre is wider than that of a
standard ball cap. But from there, the Real Deal starts adding their
own Coca-Cola to the Caribbean mix: Unlike the iconic Cuban military
hat, the Cuba Libre's brim is slightly narrow, and more rounded than it
is square, while thehat's high crown, rather than being flat and rigid
up-top, is looser and a bit curved, for a more relaxed fit.
THE HAT HITCH WIND STRAP
you love your Real Deal Brazil recycled-tarp hat about as much as one
human being can love a hat, huh? Trouble is, strong winds and deep
water can take quite a shine to your uncommon head-topper as well. And
when Mother Nature puts her mind to it and those two elements combine,
you may find yourself all too suddenly mourning the permanent loss of
your beloved rugged headwear.
To put it simply, if your RDB
blows off your head and lands in the drink, that's likely the last
you'll ever see of it. Made as it is from heavy, tightly stitched
cotton canvas, your one-of-a-kind tarp hat is gonna sink, like a stone.
We've heard way too many sad stories of drowned RDBs never to rise
again from their watery graves.
So in response to the pressing
need to help protect your headwear from an untimely end in the clutches
of some blustery gust, we offer the Real Deal Brazil Hat Hitch Wind
Strap. It's inexpensive, simple and quick to attach to your hat, and
then as easy to remove when you want to again go, y'know, strapless.
simple? Just run each end of the soft leather through one of your
original RDB hat's back grommets, from the inside out. Next, feed the
strap-ends back through their respective front grommets, pulling down
on the two dangling strips to where the exposed straps on the outside
of the hat crown become flush with the fabric. Lastly, put on your
trusty hat, tucking the back end of the strap behind your head, and
thread each of the strap-ends through one of the two holes of the
adjustable spring-loaded slider, snugging the strap up against your
And just like that, your hat is no longer a potential playing for that greedy, greedy wind!
10.00 Includes Shipping Canada
REAL DEAL COCONUT HAT BAND
distinctive hats don't need no help in the rough-'n'-rugged department,
but for a bit of snazzy, exotic flair, our Brazilian coconut hat bands
will get you there! Cut from otherwise-wasted husks of used coconuts
and tumble-polished to smoothness, these handmade bands of
Earth-friendly hat-brim bling are rich with the quirky charms of
natural coconut wood.
Hear the wind whistling through the palm leaves yet?
12.00 Includes shipping Canada
(oh-LEEN-da) · With its outside flap, pouch and pocket, this sporty
tote is designed for a lifestyle that just won't quit. To the beach! To
the bookstore! To the market! To the café!
The ample main compartment features a zippered pocket and handy magnetic-button closing.
Dimensions: 14.25 inches high × 13 inches wide × 4 inches deep
95.00 Includes shipping Canada
(beh-LEHM) A conventional style backpack, but way beefier, way tougher
- and way, way cooler, too! With its wide front-zippered flap, two
front pockets and atypical inside divider (of recycled-tarp, of
course), the Belem is backwear that won't back down.
Dimensions: 16 inches high x 11.5 inches wide x 9 inches deep
Top Front Pocket: 9.25" W x 6" H
Bottom Left Pocket: 8.125" W x 6.25" H
Bottom Right Pocket: 4.25" W x 6" H
100.00 Includes shipping Canada
|Real Deal Messenger Bag
(e-GWA-peh) · The primo attaché for the gentleman of adventurous
leisure, or the femme sophisticate of unbridled derring-do! This
weathered beauty of a bag blends the efficiency and sleekness of the
over-the-shoulder courier style with the rich ruggedness of the Real
Deal Brazil brand. |
Briefcase + backpack + recycled tarp = one mean messenger bag!
Dimensions: 11.5 inches high × 14 inches wide × 2.5 inches deep
125.00 Includes shipping Canada
|Recife Duffle Bag
(ray-CEE-fay) · Hardier than any airport baggage handler! With side and
front pockets and three overlapping front zippered flaps for maximized
space, this duffle is designed durable for real life.
And yes, it really does look exceptionally freakin' cool, thank you!
Dimensions: 9 inches high × 20.5 inches wide × 8.5 inches deep
(3) Front Flaps: 7" W x 7" H
Large Front & Back Pockets: 15.5" W x 8" H
(2) Side Pockets: 8.5" W x 10" H
135.00 Includes shipping Canada
|Taiba Tote bag
|Taiba (TIE-buh) · A hurricane-tough beach-style tote.
functional no-frills design includes a wide outside pouch on one side
perfect for a book or magazine, while the generous main compartment has
a zippered pocket and magnetic-button closing.
Dimensions: 13 inches high × 15 inches wide × 6.5 inches deep
75.00 includes shipping Canada
(NAH-tau) · A compact purse with a style that's unapologetically
uncompromising, featuring button and zipper pockets, plus side pouches
perfect for many handheld electronic devices. Your girlfriends ain't
got nothin' like this weathered little prize!
Dimensions: 7 inches high × 13 inches wide × 3 inches deep
75.00 Includes shipping Canada
(buh-REAR-ee) · If your favorite faded, frayed old pair of jeans could
pick the wallet it wanted for itself, this would surely be it! The Real
Deal Brazil Bariri Bi-Fold Wallet has the look and feel of a life fully
lived long before it ever takes up residence in your own back pocket.
Your hip's gonna feel all the hipper for it.
rough-and-tumble in rural equatorial Brazil from the same
recycled-truck-tarp canvas as our signature hats and bags, the Real
Deal Brazil Bariri Bi-Fold Wallet is the very definition of
uncompromising durability, in a style that's also the very antithesis
of style. With a main money compartment and four slots for a few
essential cards, this is the classic billfold stripped down to as
functional as functional gets.
Looking for a frou-frou wallet? Look somewhere else.
27.00 Includes shipping Canada
(baw-ROO) · No frills functionality, plus that same rough-and-tumble
look and feel you've come to expect from the Real Deal Brazil.
Bauru Tri-Fold Wallet is the primo back-pocket companion for the
intrepid adventurer, ready to tackle whatever even the very backside of
life can dish out! This tough heavy-canvas billfold, handcrafted rugged
from recycled cargo-truck tarps in Brazil, is overflowing with
bring-it-on attitude, regardless of whether it's always overflowing
with cash as well.
With four slots for all those cards you
carry, plus a center sleeve for an ID or small photo, the Real Deal
Brazil Bauru Tri-Fold Wallet sports a streamlined style that says: I
got just what I need, now get out of my way and lemme get where I'm
going. I've got some serious living to do, bub!
27.00 Includes shipping Canada
More products will be added soon so stay tuned!
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