If you haven't found a hat you'd be willing to smush in your suitcase, you've probably never come across one you truly love. We're on a mission to make this happen for you. Once you find your favorite style, it will become your go-to accessory and your skin will thank you. We rounded up the best options on the market right now, from visors to baseball caps to bucket hats, as the headpieces for spring/summer 2020 are looking colorful and practical. Whatever you have planned for the next few months, whether it be weekend trips to the beach or picnicking in the park, don't forget to grab your trusty hat before you head out that door.
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This zebra print bucket hat is lightweight, made of breathable nylon, and has a mini velcro-closure pocket on the side for concealing small items. This last part is what sold us on the hat—we love a good hiding spot for our keys.
Don't worry about the wide brim covering your entire face; it can easily be folded over to neatly frame your face. However, if you take avoiding the sun seriously, this will provide optimal coverage even on the sunniest days at the beach.
Guess partnered with Colombian singer J Balvin to release a line of colorful pieces, including this color block blue bucket hat. It features the brand's logo on the front and a drawstring cord to tighten or loosen your hat for the perfect fit.
When you can't decide on your favorite neutral color, wear all three! This contrasting hat from Zara feels summertime appropriate and wearable even with all the different hues.
This baseball cap has a worn-in feel thanks to the purposefully distressed design. Meanwhile, the pink color makes the sporty hat feel more feminine, so you get the best of both worlds.
This tie-dye bucket hat comes in a unisex style, which means it'll suit everyone just fine. To channel a little of Rihanna's swag, slip this on along with some other pieces from her Fenty collection.
Avid golfers who care about their outfits will want to top off their looks with this white cotton canvas visor. The Prada logo plaque adds that signature luxury feel without being overly tasteless.
This gondolier-style straw hat has a wide brim and a faux leather band if you're looking for a simple detail. The hat's also not extravagantly big compared to some other styles, making it great for everyday wear.
Finally, your favorite hat silhouette comes in a woven style. This Thebe Magugu snapback packs a punch with the red color and comes with self ties that will securely strap the hat to your head.
If you like statement hats, then you need this in your closet. This dramatic floppy brim accessory is best for staging influencer photos like this in.
A packable raffia hat you can toss in your beach bag or canvas tote without a second thought. This hat is perfect for those who tend to be a little rough with their belongings, but still want to invest in fashionable pieces.
This classic style is beloved by the likes of Meghan Markle because it's functional and stylish. Just like that jumpsuit or denim shorts you throw on without a second thought, this white hat will be your go-to for topping off your ensembles.
The solution to humid, frizz-prone rainy days? A waterproof high-gloss bucket hat. This is the epitome of fashion brilliance because it'll keep you dry and stylish at the same time.
You dress up for every event, even to attend baseball games. Show off your fashion smarts with this Fendi logo snapback.
This straw hat's most defining characteristic is the black grosgrain ribbon with a metal bee detail perched on the side. Wear this to your July 4 outdoor celebration with a baby doll dress.
Everyone needs a good suede hat in their collection. We love this one for its neutral color palette and its affordable price point. You can easily style it with a button-down or a sun dress.
Who else thinks of TLC's song 'Waterfalls,' when looking at this hat? This will take you right back to the '90s. Go full in on this decade with platform footwear and/or a choker.
Hats take up a lot of room in your suitcase, so minimize the styles you have to bring. This woven straw option, luckily, will match with most of your outfits thanks to the color and versatile shape.