7 Hats for Every Type of Summer Activity

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Beanies are a no-brainer during the winter months, but hats are even more imperative in the summer when the UV index reads sunburn on a daily basis. In addition to slathering on SPF 50, reach for one of these cute toppers any time you plan on stepping outdoors. Because you can never be too protected from the sun.

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Brixton Joanna Straw Hat

BRB, taking this straw style to the farmers market.

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Madewell Mesa Packable Straw Hat

Fold it, roll it, smoosh it—whichever way you stuff this brilliant hat into your carry-on or beach tote, it will always spring right back into shape.

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London Fog X Jeremy Scott Women's Rain Bucket Hat

All the “it” girls are wearing bucket hats, and this rainproof design is ideal for outdoor concerts on days with questionable forecasts.

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Brixton Hailey Wide-brim Hat

The definition of beachside glamour.


Nordstrom Plaited Straw Visor

For those scorching days when it’s too hot to wear your hair down.

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Eugena Kim Mirabel Straw Hat

This is the garden party hat (it also works for fancy alfresco brunches).

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Zella Perforated Run Hat

Do your sunglasses slide down your nose on sweaty summer runs? This breathable hat solves that issue by blocking the sun while keeping your head cool.

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