As you're wearing your hat out working its bound to get knocked around a bit! So if the brim becomes a bit out of shape, all you've gotta do is place the area over steam until it becomes moist, then re-shape it with your fingertips.

Always rest your hat upside down on its crown rather than on the brim. Or, even better, keep it on a hat rack!

If you're out and you get rained on, dont worry. Akubra hats include a water proofing solution. But just remember to never force dry, and try not to get the inside leather band wet as it will shrink and will be hard to stretch back to its original size.

Don't leave it in direct sunlight, like on your dash or somewhere similar as it will shrink.

When your hat gets dirty, brush in an anti-clockwise direction to remove the dust. Then lightly rub the area with a paint thinner or dry cleaning fluid. But be careful you don't use too much. Car upholstery cleaner can be used as well. Just spray on and leave for 15-20 seconds then wipe off with a damp cloth.

With all that in mind, a worn out Akubra covered in dirt and dust adds a whole heap of character to your hat!