When it comes time to pack up for a summer road trip, girls’ weekend, or a trip to the beach, it’s important to pack all of the essentials in your beach bag. That includes your trusted summer hat (or hats)!
Maybe you’re the type of person who loves summer hats and has a different one for each outfit. If that doesn’t sound like you, maybe you’re more the type to have one trusted summer hat that you throw on when the need arises.
Whatever your summer hat preference is, we’ve rounded up the seven best summer hats for women. This following list can help you choose the perfect hat for all your summer adventures!
1. Straw Hats
Nothing says summer more than a straw hat! These hats are so versatile and come in so many different styles. Some of them come with a ribbon tied around them that you can easily swap out to match your favourite summer outfit.
These hats also pair quite nicely with all warm-weather clothing like linen pants, denim shorts, strappy sandals, and even fancier summer dresses.
You definitely can’t go wrong with having one (or a few!) straw hats in your summer hat collection.
2. Snapback Hats
The snapback is one of the best summer hats for women. Everyone needs to have a classic snapback baseball cap in their summer wardrobe. Among the many benefits of snapback hats is that you can easily adjust it using the snaps in the back so it fits perfectly. The better your hat fits, the more comfortable it will be to wear and the more likely it will be that you will wear it.
Snapback hats can be fitted to many different sizes quite quickly and easily. If you have trouble finding a hat that fits well and looks good at the same time, try a snapback hat.
Custom snapback hats come in many different styles and colours, so you’re sure to find something that you love and won’t mind wearing all summer.
3. Bucket Hats
If you’ll be spending a lot of time lounging in the sun poolside or tanning at the beach, a bucket hat may be just what you need. Thanks to their wide brims, they work wonders at shading and covering your face, head, and even neck.
These days, bucket hats come in so many fun prints and colours that it will be easy to find one to pair with your newest bathing suit or some of your favourite summer dresses. Bucket hats are quite fashionable so don’t be shy to give this hat a try this summer.
4. Beach Hats
Also known as ‘Le Chapeau Valensole’, this hat may have a fancy name, but it makes for the perfect summer hat for any occasion. It’s made with a wide brim that does a fantastic job of shading your face. You can also style it by folding the brim to neatly frame your face.
If you burn easily or are just sensitive to the sun, these hats provide optimal coverage from the sun even on some of the sunniest summer days.
These hats come in a wide variety of fun colours, like lime green and hot pink, and are sure to make a statement the next time you hit the beach!
5. Visor Hats
Visors are a great alternative if you don’t want to wear a traditional summer hat. Visors work well if you like to do your hair in different hairstyles as it won’t disturb your hair.
Visors also provide more cooling since they are open at the top and don’t cover your head. So, if you like something with a lot of breathability, visors are the way to go.
Its main benefit is that it provides sun protection from your face. They also stop sweat from dripping down onto your face. Visors are great to wear while running, playing tennis, or playing badminton.
6. Faux Leather Hats
This hat is also made of straw and comes with a wide brim and a faux leather band that runs around it. This adds a simple detail to the hat without going too over-the-top.
This type of hat is so versatile as it’s smaller than some of the other hats we’ve mentioned. This means that you can wear it to virtually any summer activity and it will pair nicely with most outfits.
7. Crochet Sun Hats
This type of hat is another great option for summer. It’s casual design and look makes it easy to pair with things like denim shorts, all the way to fancier dresses.
It’s a great hat to just throw in a bag as it’s quite sturdy and can hold its own. It’s also quite fashionable without trying too hard.
Which summer hat has caught your eye? Will you be doing some summer hat shopping now that you know some of the fabulous options that are out there?