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12 summer hats to snap up before the season ends


by Erin Lindsay
31st Jul 2018
12 summer hats to snap up before the season ends

I’ve never much considered myself a ‘hat’ person. I’ve got a deceptively large head and any type of ostentatious accessory on it tends to draw the wrong kind of attention. But this year, among many other sartorial wins since beginning work at IMAGE, I began to finally see the benefits of a good headpiece. They cover up bad hair days, they always make your fringe sit just right on your forehead and, most importantly, they’re fun. 2018 has truly been the year that the pearly gates of Hat Heaven opened to me, and I’m never looking back. Mostly because I can’t, you know, because of the big brim covering my eyes.

Summer is slowly drawing to an end and we’ve been blessed so far with some pretty stellar weather. While it’s unclear as of yet whether we’ll be enjoying another heatwave any time soon, the hat has definitely made its mark as a must-have during the hot summer months. Covering your scalp from burning and providing another shield to your face from the sun, the humble head coverer has hurtled back onto the high street in a big way over the past few weeks. Straw hats, woven hats, fedora hats, boater hats – this accessory is not just for covering your ears come winter.

Here, we’ve rounded up 12 of the most perfect internet hats for this last month of summer, so that you can see the sunshine out in style.

 

Luxury pearls

Maison Michel pearl hat
Wide brim hat with hanging pearl chain, €2010 from Maison Michel

 

Patterned straw

Topshop straw hat
Raw Edge Straw Hat, now €7 from Topshop

 

Classic boater

Brother Vellies boater hat
Knot boater hat, €625 from Brother Vellies

 

Chin-tie cuteness

ASOS DESIGN hat
Natural Raw Edge Straw Hat With Chin Tie And Size Adjuster, now €17.28 from ASOS DESIGN

 

Pretty pink cap

Beton Cire
Miki cap, €124 from Beton Cire

Ruffled and oversized

Mango hat
Raffia pamela hat, €49.99 from Mango

 

Gucci velvet

Gucci hat
Upturned wide hat, €590 from Gucci

 

 

The Spaniard

ASOS boater hat
Felt matador boater hat with size adjuster, €19.36 from ASOS

 

Lace-trimmed

Martha Medeiros
Embroidered wide brim hat, €531 from Martha Medeiros

 

Burnt orange felt

Topshop
Felt hat, €29 from Topshop

 

 

Dramatic summer

Forever Ever embroidered woven paper sunhat, €576 from Eugenia Kim

 

Pom pom’d and pretty

ASOS
Straw Hat with Pom Pom Trim and Size Adjuster, now €8.30 from ASOS

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