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

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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. Now that the sun has decided to make an appearance again, reminder: Hats are chic and a great way to protect against harmful rays. Shop our favorites—from visors to ball caps to bucket hats—that you're going to want to take with you everywhere this summer, ahead.

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Tie-Dye Bucket Hat
Mango
$14.99

In case you haven't heard, tie-dye is officially a 2019 trend. Throwback to your summer camp days with this blue-and-white pick. 

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Modern Summer Hat
Cuyana
$95.00

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

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Mia Straw Sunhat
Cult Gaia Net-a-Porter
$42.00

It's not summer unless you look like a chic zookeeper (in the best way) while you're eating lunch on the beach. 

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Marimekko Unikko Sun Hat
Marimekko Anthropologie Anthropologie
$220.00

Marimekko's sun hat is definitely not for the shy types, and your friends will have no problem spotting you at the pool. 

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Straw Sun Hat with Pull-Through Scarf
Janessa Leone Neiman Marcus
$280.00

The pull-through scarf in this woven hat adds a Parisian touch to an otherwise American staple. Throw on a maxi skirt and white tee for an effortless look. 

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An Oversized Straw Hat
ASOS Design ASOS
$45.00

Recreate Em Rata's summer '18 look with this oversized brim straw hat and show off that BHE (big hat energy).  

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An Open-Weaved Hat
Lola Hats Matches Fashion
$155.00

An open raffia hat ideal for days spent on a boat, perusing your favorite stores on the weekends, or really anywhere you want to look like an off-duty model.

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A Floppy Straw Hat
BP. Nordstrom
$25.00

The ribbon on this classic straw hat adds some charm to a casual summer look. 

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A Sporty Visor
FILA Urban Outfitters
$19.99

Gone are the days when the visor was reserved for your mom and her tennis friends.

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A Weatherproof Bucket Hat
Eric Javits Nordstrom
$295.00

The solution to humid, frizz-prone rainy days? This waterproof high-gloss bucket hat that's the epitome of fashion brilliance.

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Aboat Time Straw Hat
Billabong Nordstrom
$17.96

This straw hat fits the bill for a Fourth of July on the water or year-round.

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A Fun Wide-Brimmed Hat
Ban.do
$12.00

Oh, don't mind me and my party hat on the way to happy hour. 

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A Felt Fedora
Reinhard Plank Hats Matches Fashion
$206.00

For a minimal look, go for Reinhard Plank's gorgeous rust felt hat. 

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A Retro Visor
Rag & Bone Net-a-Porter
$95.00

A retro snakeskin visor that will shade your face from the sun while still allowing your hair to get those natural highlights.

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A Fisherman's Hat
Brixton ASOS
$64.00

I'm the captain now. 

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A Visor-Sunglasses Hybrid
Urban Outfitters
$12.00

Behold the brilliance that are these holographic visor sunglasses to block out the haters all summer long. 

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A Denim Bucket Hat
Hat Attack Shopbop
$45.00

Take a trip to the '90s in this frayed denim bucket hat.

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A Western-Inspired Wool Hat
FRYE Nordstrom
$76.80

Keep the desert vibes long after Coachella with this wool hat topped with a harness strap.

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A Strawberry Baseball Cap
Urban Outfitters
$9.99

Stay neutral at the baseball games in this simple strawberry ball cap.

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A Ribbon Straw Hat
Eugenia Kim Net-a-Porter
$435.00

All you need is a pair of espadrilles and a maxi dress to make this classic summer look complete. 

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