Non La: Hat Vietnamese. Conical hat of Vietnam (Vietnamese Hat). Hat or cap Vietnamese non la. Asian conical hat

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Non La: the Vietnamese hat

Without a doubt one of the hallmarks more characteristic of the Vietnamese people is the Nón Lá, also known as conical hat or Vietnamese hat (in English, Vietnamese Hat).
The non la or Vietnamese conical hat or cap is mainly used for:
  • Protect yourself from the Sun. We must not forget that in Asia in general, and in Vietnam in particular, the ideal of beauty is white skin.
  • Protection against rain. Vietnam is a tropical country, in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) only have 2 seasons: the dry season and rainy season. But in the North, in Hanoi (the capital of Vietnam) have 4 stations like that in Madrid.
  • Collect rainwater.
  • Basket or bag for different fruits.

Non La (Vietnamese hat or conical hat). Vietnam Rice Paddy
Rice fields in Vietnam. Peasants with Vietnamese non la hat



Non La (Vietnamese hat or conical hat). Vietnam farmer
Uncommon, a man with Vietnamese non la hat woman

Non La (Vietnamese hat or conical hat). Rain in Ha Long (Vietnam)
Vietnamese non la hat for protection from the rain

Non La (Vietnamese hat or conical hat). Hawker Vietnam
Vietnamese non la hat, non la hat, hat vietnam

It is used in rural areas, especially farmers. In big cities like Hanoi and Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), is almost impossible to see a non la (conical hat or hat Vietnamese), unless it is a tourist place.

Non La mens and womens non la


Something that few people know, is that the non la (conical hat or hat Vietnamese) has two variants / models: the model for women and men.
The Vietnamese hat man is something like this:
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However, the Vietnamese hat for women is a typical non la (conical hat), who are used to seeing in any film.

That said it is easy to understand why the Vietnamese tend to laugh at foreigners (men, mostly) who pay 70,000 VND (about 3$) for a peasant hat.

The Non La (Vietnamese conical hat or cap) would be the equivalent of a beret in Spain.

Non La (Vietnamese conical hat or cap): price


The price of a good Vietnamese hat (non la) is about 20,000 VND (approx. $1). Have to look at the materials at the seams for joining the different blades and the outer part, is coated with a protective varnish.

These are the pictures of our non la. Its price was 15,000 VND (less than $1). In the pictures you can see the materials used to build this non la, the quality of the yarns used and the tape that helps the non la not fly with the wind.

Non La | hat Vietnam | conical hat | vietnamese hat | hat asian
Non La | hat Vietnam | conical hat | vietnamese hat | hat asian
Non La | hat Vietnam | conical hat | vietnamese hat | hat asian




Non La | hat Vietnam | conical hat | vietnamese hat | hat asian

Non La | hat Vietnam | conical hat | vietnamese hat | hat asian


Non La | hat Vietnam | conical hat | vietnamese hat | hat asian



In each photo, differences can be seen between non la. Our Vietnamese hat (non la) is mostly ornamental, the big difference is the green belt, made ​​of silk, for sujertalo. Farmers use more resistant materials in non la.

Non La: translation


The literal translation of Non La is " conical hat ".


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