These might just convince you to be a hat person.

In addition to protecting your skin and eyes from the sun, the right hat will cover bad hair days, which is plausible if you spend the entire day on the beach. Although I would like to think that most hats are unisex, here’s a selection of hats for women and men to help them find the final accessory for their summer fits.

We’ve got you covered – literally.


١. Polo Bear cotton bucket hat | Polo Ralph Lauren

The Preppy Bear bucket would be the ultimate accessory for an all linen fit.

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٢. Piercing distressed cap | Balenciaga

If you like to maintain a grunge feel all year round, this is your match.

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٣. Le Bob Gadjo bucket hat | Jacquemus

A stylish take on the retro 90s bucket hat, and the colour’s versatile too.

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٤. Tennis Club Icon cotton cap | Casablanca

A classic design with cool Casablanca graphics – should be a closet staple by now.

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٥. GG canvas fedora | Gucci

Logomania isn’t for everyone, but if that’s your things, you can keep it stylish with Gucci.

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١. Arrows logo-embroidered bucket hat | Off-White

The bucket hat suits any face frame. You just need to pair it with the right fit.

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٢. Magnolia raffia sun hat | Erdem

You can never go wrong with a wide brim hat – a classic vacation look.

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٣. Logo-embroidered raffia bucket hat | Prada

Bright hats are wonderful, but that doesn’t mean pastels are boring.

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٤. Ami de Coeur baseball cap | AMI Paris

This deep purple would be a great accent to any outfit. Protecting you from the heat is just a bonus.

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٥. Le Bob Artichaut bucket hat | Jacquemus

It’s always sunny with Jacquemus – he knows how to live for summer.

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Rand Al-Hadethi is an art, culture, and fashion writer who approaches all her creative endeavours with a penchant for storytelling. She explores the intersection of fashion, culture, and society and sheds light on talent and cultural movements across the Middle East and the world. Rand also publishes a bi-monthly themed substack newsletter called WebWeaver™. To reach Rand, email her at or follow her on social media @rundoozz.