Want to make a fashion statement? Ditch your sunnies and go for a jaunty sun hat instead. Don’t forget the sunscreen.
Whether you’re lounging on the sandy beach, or shopping in the city, sun hats are great accessories to shield yourself from the harmful UV rays. Stylish and comfortable, they’re definitely worth the investment, especially if you’re living in Singapore where it’s summer all year round. From boaters to wide brims, shop our top picks below.
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Because Clyde’s founder Dani Griffiths was formerly a buyer at a vintage store, her hats often have a retro essence to them, like this wide brim straw hat that comes with a detachable cotton gauze. Either tie it up under your chin, or let it loose for a carefree vibe. Rock this piece with a white sundress.
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This beige-toned straw Panama hat by Sensi Studio is an easy way for you to rock the trendy neutral shade that’s all the rage this season. Style it with a slip maxi dress and a pair of sandals for that vacay look.
Crafted with straw and bright blue grosgrain trimmings, this wide brim hat is a stand-out. Complement this with a white off-the-shoulder dress and a pair of leather sliders when you’re off for a weekend brunch.
Travelling to Bali for a quick getaway? You’ll definitely need this Eugenia Kim sun hat. Its flexible woven faux raffia upper stays in shape and does not crumple, even if you were to fold it and pack it neatly inside your suitcase. Wear this with tousled waves and a white bikini when basking under the sun at your villa.
The wavy embroidery on the rim of this hat gives this accessory an exciting twist. Dress it up with an off-the-shoulder top and a pair of cotton wide leg pants.
This pink straw hat simply exudes elegance. Its flamingo upper and bicoloured ribbons will look stunning when paired with a flowy midi number and some espadrilles.
Versatile and stylish, a classic straw fedora is a must-have in your closet. Wear this with a strapless midi dress for an effortless vibe.
Straw fedora by Seed Heritage, S$57.95
If you’re eyeing a huge Jacquemus straw hat, but its price tag is a tad out of your reach, get this piece from H&M, which is just as floppy and eye-catching. Finish this oversized piece with a cotton wrap dress and a pair of strappy heels.
The faux straw upper and pink embroidery detailing make this quirky floppy hat a statement to your ensemble. Let this large accessory take centre stage by pairing it with a denim playsuit.
A super cool twist to the usual cabbie hat, this straw piece evokes a boyish nautical feel, especially when you dress it up with a breton striped pullover and a pair of white chino pants.
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Can’t decide on a single colour? How about three? This unique three toned colourblock straw hat will make people take a second look. Wear yours with a simple white slip dress and a pair of buckled sandals.
We love the textured upper and delicate pom pom details of this straw hat. Such flamboyance! Style yours with a pastel blue summer frock and a pair of ballerina flats.
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