Hours spent on a plane can leave you feeling, well, less than polished, but if experience has taught us anything, it’s that the right travel outfit and accessories—namely, a chic chapeau—can do wonders for your arrival. Speaking of the latter, we’ve rounded up some of the best hat-centric outfits to inspire your next getaway. From Rita Ora’s western-inspired pick to Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s luxe fedora, keep reading for all the details, plus shop our favorite summer styles!
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The Victoria’s Secret model caught a flight out of LAX two months ago, topping off two loose braids with an embellished fedora, which served as a stylish complement to her mostly-black travel ensemble.
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The 50 Shades of Grey actress contrasted her tough-girl en route ensemble with a ladylike bowler hat.
If you prefer a low-key chapeau, follow Justice’s lead, spotted here wearing an ASOS hat, and top your look with a baseball cap. In cool textures like leather, the sporty piece will lend any look an of-the-moment feel.
The British model’s eggplant cloche-inspired, floppy hat added a playful flair to her pared-down separates.
For her most recent getaway out of Los Angeles, the actress chose an oversized woven fedora—a summer staple that perfectly suited her warm-weather outfit consisting of Quay sunglasses, a white tank, Current/Elliott’s Soho Zip Stiletto Jeans ($228) in Bleach Out Navy, and a Celine bag and espadrilles.
Rita Ora the country singer? Not exactly, but the British songstress did embrace a high fashion western look at Heathrow Airport, finishing her luxe leather mix with a cowboy hat.
A lightweight woven hat, like Kardashian’s Ecua-Andino panama hat, stored in your carry-on is great for hiding unpolished plane hair after a long flight. Kardashian is also wearing Sam & Lavi's Luciana Pants ($125).
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As seen on seasoned travel Huntington-Whiteley, wearing Eugenia Kim, a felt fedora in a rich hue can add a refreshing pop of color to a mix of neutrals.
Boarding a private jet in Los Angeles last month, the singer—here wearing Miu Miu Sunglasses ($204), MCQ by Alexander McQueen’s Tiger & Tartan Plaid Satin Bomber Jacket ($594), and L.A.M.B. booties—opted for a fuss-free beauty look by concealing her blonde locks in a slouchy knit beanie.
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Arriving in sunny Sydney, a tan wide-brim hat and sunglasses were the ideal accessories for Australian model Trunfio.
Topshop Stripe Beanie ($20)
Planes are notoriously chilly, so keep your head and ears warm with a knit beanie in spring-ready colors.
Rag & Bone Dunaway Hat ($175)
The only thing that can make this wool hat more stylish is a chic side braid.
Proenza Schouler Baseball Hat ($85)
Proenza Schouler made a cool baseball hat, do we need to say more?
Kule Malcom Hat ($405)
This statement-making topper is the perfect mashup of Pharrell’s oversized Grammys hat and Fanning’s woven fedora.
Parkhurst Poly Bowler Hat ($24)
Play up the ladylike charm of this rolled-brim hat with a floral-print dress and pointy-toe flats.
Maison Michel Virginie Grosgrain-Trimmed Rabbit-Felt Fedora ($415)
Try this royal blue hat with a graphic t-shirt and jeans for your next trip!
Eugenia Kim Cassidy Wide-Brim Hat ($365)
Save room in your suitcase by wearing this oversized sun hat en route to your beach destination.
ASOS Felt Fedora Hat with Braid and Western Band ($35)
Whether you’re hanging at a dude ranch or sightseeing abroad, this hat is the perfect finish to your casual ensembles.