Whether you find yourself to be someone who wears hats on the regular or not, there’s no better time to start wearing the accessory than summer. Between protecting yourself from the sun during those long days outside to simply wanting to give your look a little extra something for the season, topping off your summer outfits with a hat can take your style to the next level.
Of course, adding a hat on top of your warm-weather ensembles can be somewhat daunting, especially if they aren’t a regular part of your wardrobe. Not to worry, as we pulled together some of our favorite looks featuring this head-turning accessory to provide you with some sartorial inspiration.
From the perennial summer straw hat to wide brim fedoras and more, these outfits will have you ready for anything this summer while also giving you new reasons to add a hat to your closet this season.
A pair of printed wide-leg pants and a basic tank top will always be a good look for summer—why not top it off with an unexpected bucket hat?
Yes, you can wear a bucket hat.
These pants are so chic.
Available in sizes 0 to 14.
A classic wide-brim hat will look good on anyone and with any outfit. In particular, we’re loving a bright dress layered over a classic tee.
Get yourself a classic hat.
Wear this on its own for a special occasion or layer a T-shirt underneath for the everyday.
Available in sizes 12 to 24.
For a simpler outfit, like a denim dress for the season, top it off with a classic straw hat.
Perfect for the season and beyond.
A denim dress is perfect for hot summer days.
Available in sizes 00 to 16.
Take your hat to the beach or wherever you’re going with a casual black dress.
Add a straw hat to your summer wardrobe.
You’ll get so much wear out of this.
Available in sizes 14 to 20.
For a flirtier approach, we love a straw hat with a wide ribbon tied around it to wear with the most romantic of tops.
This top will be the hero of your look.
Available in sizes 0 to 3.
Want a cool-girl look that’s sure to win? Style a fisherman cap with your favorite graphic tee and track pants.
You’ll look so cool with this on.
Bet you didn’t think track pants could look so chic.
Available in sizes XL to 5XL.
Dress down your favorite summer dress with a classic white tee underneath, and then top it off with a felt hat for the summer.
Wear this into the fall.
You can dress this up or down.
Available in sizes 0 to 5.
Take any jumpsuit to the next level with a cool and edgy fisherman cap.
Fisherman caps are the latest hat trend.
Perfect for any occasion.
Available in sizes 14 to 22.
Play with contrast by pairing an airy, floral dress with a more structured hat like a newsboy cap.
This will look so good on with any outfit this summer.
We’re obsessed with this floral dress.
Available in sizes 1X to 3X.
Baseball caps go surprisingly well with any outfit. We love them with this dress layered over a pair of jeans for a cool, relaxed look.
Baseball caps are a great hat for every summer occasion, whether it’s to the park or at the beach.
Layer this over a pair of jeans for an extra cool factor.
Available in sizes XS to L.
Sometimes a hat can be the perfect (and simplest) addition to an outfit that feels like it could use a little more. Add it on top of a cool graphic tee with wide-leg track pants.
We love this white fisherman cap for summer.
You’ll want to wear these all the time.
Available in sizes XXS to L.
Styling a hat during the summer isn’t so hard—and better yet, it’s so chic.