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The Best Summer Hats to Shop Even If You're Not a "Hat Person"

The styles for this season are so cute.

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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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For the Tie-Dye Lover
Tie-Dye Bucket Hat
Loeffler Randall Saks Fifth Avenue
$42.00

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. 

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For the Elegant Gal
Straw Hat
Nordstrom Nordstrom
$20.24

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. 

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For the Print Lover
Sun Hat
Marimekko Marimekko
$171.50

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. 

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For French Girl Style
Straw Sun Hat With Pull-Through Scarf
Avenue the Label Avenue the Label
$110.00

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. 

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For the Fashion Forward
Beige Jardin Patchwork Raffia Hat
Dior dior.com
$1,250.00

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. 

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For the Sporty Gal
Sport Visor
Prada Nordstrom
$295.00

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?

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For the Timeless Dresser
A Panama Hat
Madewell Nordstrom
$34.80

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.

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For the Floral Lover
Holiday Bucket Hat
Lack of Color Revolve
$119.00

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.

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For the Umbrella Forgetter
A Weatherproof Bucket Hat
Eric Javits Nordstrom
$295.00

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.

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For the Visor Lover
Straw Visor
Guess guess.com
$29.00

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.

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For Logomania Fans
Brown FF Logo Cap
Fendi farfetch.com
$420.00

You dress up for every event, even to attend baseball games. Show off your fashion smarts with this Fendi logo snapback. 

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For a Hollywood Look
A Vintage Scarf Sun Hat
Clyde Moda Operandi
$135.00

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. 

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For the Classic Gal
Lamé Papier Hat
Gucci gucci.com
$520.00

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.

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For the Indecisive
A Two-Toned Hat
Gladys Tamez Nordstrom
$204.00

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.

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For the Trendsetter
Paper Boy Straw Hat
Ruslan Baginskiy farfetch.com
$241.00

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.

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For Beginner Hat Wearers
A Felt Fedora
Brixton Revolve
$55.00

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. 

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For the '90s Lover
Crochet Bucket Hat
Kate Spade New York Nordstrom
$78.00

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.

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For the Traveler
Packable Hat
Janessa Leone Revolve
$230.00

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. 

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For the Sophisticated Lady
Ribbon Straw Sun Hat
Eugenia Kim saksfifthavenue.com
$495.00

Eugenia Kim makes some of the most impressively photogenic hats, like this ribbon adorned straw sun hat. All you need is a pair of espadrilles and a maxi dress to match with this classic style for the ultimate summer ensemble. 

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For the Minimalist
Modern Summer Hat
Cuyana Cuyana
$95.00

Cuyana takes a classic straw hat and gives it a modern, minimalst feel with a thin ribbon that blends in perfectly, whether you choose the black or creme one. 

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