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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Throwback to your summer camp days with this sherbet-colored tie-dye bucket hat. It's as wearable as any DIY tee, except you don't have to make it yourself and then spend hours rubbing blue dye off your fingers.
It's not summer unless you have on your elegant beehive-esque hat. This sweet (pun intended) straw hat is great for shielding the sun out of your eyes as you're reading that book at the park.
Marimekko's sun hat is definitely not for shy types, so if you're ready to bring some color and flair to your summer outings, this is for you.
The pull-through scarf in this woven headpiece adds a Parisian touch to an otherwise mundane straw hat. Throw on a maxi skirt and a white tee for that effortless look.
A raffia hat with holes is ideal for days that creep up to 100 degrees or higher. Heat won't get trapped underneath your hat, so you don't have to worry about sweat dripping down your face or back. Stroll through the park or enjoy that boat ride in peace.
Gone are the days when the visor was reserved for your mom and her tennis friends. This accessory can be taken off the courts and paired with just about anything in your closet. How about styling it with one of these cute summer dresses?
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.
Give your floral summer dresses and skirts a rest. Inject the print some other way into your outfits with this mood-boasting bucket hat. It'll brighten up all your outfits and send out those positive vibes.
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 love visors and you love straw hats, here's an accessory that merges both of those elements together. It has a wide brim to block out the sun and unlike most styles, the open top won't completely mess up your hairdo.
You dress up for every event, even to attend baseball games. Show off your fashion smarts with this Fendi logo snapback.
The image that comes to mind when I see this hat is Grace Kelly in that movie To Catch a Thief. Never seen it? Well, trust me when I say you'll feel like a movie star with this on.
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.
Can't decide between black or neutral? Try this two-toned option. The shades are wearable yet the juxtaposition of the different colors provides a nice contrast and an elevated design to the hat.
Ruslan Baginskiy's hats are a hit with fashionistas and I can see why: it's all in the details. This hot pink style is actually made from a woven design and features a curved peak plus has an embroidered design for that extra special touch.
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.