13 Summer Hats That Are Equal Parts Stylish And Practical
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When it comes to protecting our skin, in addition to sunscreen, wearing a hat can help safeguard us from harmful UV rays that cause hyperpigmentation, dark spots, and cancer. As if that’s not enough, hats are also a great accessory to add to your summer wardrobe! 

From stylish straw hats to fabulous fascinators, the perfect hat is just waiting for you to wear—no matter the occasion. Whether you are lounging by the pool or heading to a wedding, we discovered a few hats that are sure to turn heads. Below, see the hats everyone needs in their summer wardrobe. 

A Fedora

Fedoras are just what you need to add class and sophistication to your next outing. Whether you like to prefer to keep things simplistic with nude colors or standout with bright hues, we’ve got you covered.


Available at: Cocoblueshoes.com $32

Available at: Fruition Hat Company $250

A Big And Bold Beach Hat

Why not make a statement when lounging poolside or relaxing on the beach. We suggest trying bright colors like yellow and Fuschia for a swimsuit accessory that commands attention. And you know the saying… bigger is better! 

Available at: Matte Collection $32

Available at Mezzino LV $79.99

A Daring Panama Hat

Hats with unique decor are a must! We suggest getting the conversation going with a Panama hat, also known as the Montecristi Hat that is made with 100% toquilla straw. 

Available at: Sensi Studio $222

Available at: Sensi Studio $186

A Fascinating Fascinator

When attending a formal affair, fascinators are a must! We love these delicate yet firm hats that will easily ensure you’ll be picture-perfect.

Available at: Plain Elain $248

Available at: Plain Elain $528

A Stylish Straw Hat 

Whether you are chilling on the beach or sipping mimosas by the pool, straw hats are winners. And with so many options to choose from, how can you lose?

Available at: Lack of Color $139

Available at: CocoBlueShoes.com $15.00

A Bucket Hat

Bucket hats are everyday accessories that will never go out of style! Don’t believe us? Just ask Rihanna!

Available at: Lack of Color $119

Available at: Lack of Color $99

A Boldly Patterned Hat

Bold and unique patterns are just what you need to make an eye-catching statement. We personally adore this Africa-print sunhat!  

Available at: MY Z Designs Boutique $35