Consider this your definitive guide to shopping for the perfect warm-weather hat!
Your Guide To The Essential Hat Styles For Spring
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A strategically styled hat is one of the easiest ways to add personality to your look, so we turned to a few of our favorite style icons (past and present) for inspiration.
Click through to shop our five favorite chapeau styles this season, and be sure to share your favorites in the comments!
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As Seen On: Sienna Miller
Why We Love It: A mash up of the floppy hat and the fedora; and the result is a genius chapeau concoction.
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Brixton Piper Hat ($58)
This floppy fedora will pair well with a white button-down shirt and blue jeans.
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Hat Attack Medium Brim Floppy Hat ($90)
Try this hat at your next music festival with a paisley print dress.
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Free People Floppy Fedora Hat ($78)
The braided band gives this floppy fedora a subtle western vibe.
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Lovely Bird Floppy Fedora ($133)
This rich green hue is pure eye candy!
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Rag & Bone Floppy Brim Fedora ($195)
You’ve got some stiff style competition, Indiana Jones.
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As Seen On: Mick Jagger
Why We Love It: Aside from the fact that it’s Jagger-endorsed, this timeless hat pairs perfectly with every springtime ensemble you could possibly imagine.
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Brixton Leighton Panama Straw Fedora ($66)
Brown leather plus navy blue straw equals a match made in hat heaven.
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J.Crew Panama Hat With Contrast Ribbon ($58)
This neon band would compliment coral lipstick quite nicely, we suspect.
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Janessa Leone Gloria Hat ($165)
This versatile hat would be perfect to bring on a beachside holiday.
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Lanvin Fabric-Trimmed Panama Hat ($595)
You can do no wrong, Mr. Elbaz!
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Sensi Studio Adrian Panama Hat ($152)
If you’re looking for a classic version of the Panama hat, try this one!
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As Seen On: Brigitte Bardot
Why We Love It: A playful, lightweight hat with European appeal — what more could you ask for?
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Satya Twena Boater Hat ($325)
Our jaws dropped when we saw this darling boater. Gondola ride, anyone?
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Albertus Swanepoel Vecchio Boater ($465)
Wear this chic chapeau with red lipstick and a striped skirt.
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Ragged Robin Straw Boater ($34)
If you’ve got a garden party to attend, try this petite hat with a boat-neck dress for a noteworthy ensemble.
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San Diego Hat Company Crocheted Raffia Hat ($45)
Channel Bardot in this chic-and-easy boater.
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Topshop Narrow Brim Boater Hat ($44)
We can’t imagine any accessory that’s more fun for spring than a boater with a sash tail!
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As Seen On: Audrey Hepburn
Why We Love It: Because it plays up your femininity in a fun and flirty way!
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Eugenia Kim Sunny Woven Toyo and Cotton-Blend Sunhat ($410)
A bow is a delicate and welcomed embellishment!
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Gucci Straw Wide Brimmed Hat With Floral Silk Band ($475)
From the floral silk band to the frayed rim — we can’t get over how amazing this sun hat is.
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kate spade new york Rio De Janiero Crocheted Sun Hat ($228)
Horse races, here we come!
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Samuji Straw Sun Hat ($190)
A honey-colored sun hat is simple and delightfully versatile.
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Sole Society Ombre Floppy Sunhat ($30)
We never thought we’d say it, but an ombre hat is where it’s at.
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As Seen On: Rihanna
Why We Love It: Step aside, Birkenstocks, the visor is in the lead for the most fashionable comeback this spring!
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Helen Kaminski Remana Raffia & Leather Visor ($145)
Raffia and leather are the perfect visor duo, don’t you think?
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Marni Visor ($780)
Practical? Perhaps not. Swoon-worthy? Absolutely.
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Lands’ End Straw Visor ($34)
Allow us to introduce you to your new beachside accessory!
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Rag & Bone Woven Visor ($195)
Not only do we adore this updated visor shape, we also die for the lace details on the back.
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Stella McCartney Woven Straw Visor ($530)
This is the most fashion-forward visor we’ve ever seen.