The 26 Best Bucket Hats to Stay Cool and Casual In

This trend isn't going anywhere, folks.

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Long beloved by fishermen, your dad, and beach-goers alike, bucket hats have become a fashion girl staple. Never pretentious and always relaxed, the best bucket hats deserve to be your warm-weather BFF. With its flat top and wide, unstructured brim, this variation on the sun hat is a playful style you can't take yourself too seriously in. Keen to channel less Gilligan’s Island and more Lauren Hutton? Style your bucket hat with a sundress or a beach coverup. With summer quickly approaching, give this versatile hat a try. (Bonus: Your dermatologist will thank you.)

Katie Attardo is the Accessories Editor at Marie Claire, covering all things fashion and jewelry-related.