If you haven't found a hat you're 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'll become your go-to accessory—not to mention, your skin will thank you. We rounded up the best options on the market right now, from visors to baseball caps to bucket hats, and here's a hint: The headpieces for spring/summer 2021 are looking colorful and practical. Whatever you have planned for the next few months, be it weekend trips to the beach or picnicking in the park, you'll be excited to grab your new favorite hat before you head out that door.
A wool felt hat is an essential for anyone's headwear collection. This Brixton rancher style hat comes at a great price point and in the perfect shade of off-white. An easy pairing with most outfits!
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.
Fiorucci has made an incredible comeback in the past decade, so this baseball cap will definitely keep you on-trend. Easy to pair with an oversized t-shirt, denim cut-off shorts and white sneakers—the perfect formula for ''casual cool."
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.
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.
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.
The Safari hat, a beloved classic, got a very bright makeover. This unique check print will be an instant summer hit.
The Mila Straw Hat is an artisanal piece ready to be your summer go-to. Handmade in Ecuador with toquilla straw, the craftsmanship and neutral color palette makes it ready to top off any effortlessly chic summer look.
Making a statement has never been easier. The Valentina Sun Hat is ready to be the dramatically oversized straw hat you've been craving while allowing you to feel carefree on windier summer days.
Yes, woven visors are still a summer favorite. Beautifully woven from cane of the rattan palm, this visor is ready to hit the beach or be snapped in a street style pic for your Instagram.
This Navy hat, made from sisal straw, is ready to be front and center of your summer wardrobe. We're dreaming of pairing with cream linen pants, a loose button-down, and an easy slip-on sandal.
A navy and white floral print is timeless. Plus, this Erdem bucket hat comes with a matching face covering, so you'll be not just sun safe but also COVID-19 safe this summer.
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, like 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.