Akubra


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Akubra

(əˈkuːbrə)
n
trademark a brand of Australian hat
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Gone were the days when he would set the stage on fire at the defunct Hillock Inn in Nairobi's Industrial Area, clad in the Australian-styled akubra cattleman fawn hat.Despite his absence, he remained a brand name thanks to the avalanche of secular fans who still followed him like a music deity, especially in Mt Kenya region.
An eccentric, Yaltangki stands out at an art opening, sporting an Akubra hat and cowboy boots that he paints a different color every day, causing these accessories to swell as they become increasingly paint-encrusted.
The BBC quoted Ms Faruqi's article from a publication, where she wrote: 'I could stand on Bondi Beach, serving sausage sangers in an Akubra, draped in an Australian flag with a southern cross tattoo and, for some, I still wouldn't be Australian enough.'
Joyce, whose support base rests in Australia's traditionally conservative rural areas, wore his trademark Akubra bushman's hat as he spoke to journalists in Armidale, the farming town he represents about 485 km (300 miles) northeast of Sydney.
Child model Amy Everett, who was once the face for the iconic Australian outback hat firm Akubra, killed herself after being a victim of cyberbullying.
When I first laid eyes on him, he was dressed in his trademark Akubra hat, faded jeans, and scuffed leather jacket.
Greeting participants at the front door of the hospital were two midwives in Driza-Bone coats, their Akubra hats filled with gum flowers.
Bruce's Akubra slants against the sun as he shuffles toward the trestle bearing cups of tea, coffee and milk, "If we couldn't protect our own business, we had Buckley's chance of protecting the community, and the environment".
Charles also embraced the life of the bushwhacker, donning an iconic akubra hat - synonymous with rural workers - when the Royal couple visited the Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame, a heritage centre chronicling the settlers who started cattle farming in the Outback.
When he travelled to Australia, he also received headgear, this time in the shape of a traditional Akubra hat.