Shapeable hats are easy to change to suit your taste or stature. All Gone Country hats have wire in the brim for easy shaping. Cowboy hats will traditionally have a flatter, wider brim and western style fashion hats will have a smaller brim and a tighter curl.
It's all about proportion.
When changing a hat's shape, keep in mind that hats should be in proportion to the shape and size of your face, the width of your eyes and the width of your shoulders. If you have trouble with this, put on your hat, snap a selfie and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org along with your phone number. We can what's app or skype with you to walk you through it.
Palm leaf hats as shown in the picture are nearly indestructible, but painted hats such as the Brad can crack if you curl too much or too hard, so be very gentle.The styles with the large open weave are fragile too because there is a stress point where the straw could break. So don't ever crunch the fabric of the hat. Do all the shaping using the wire.