What Hats Should Men Wear in Summer?

With the effects of global warming and the depletion of the ozone layer men’s sun hats have never been a more vital part of your wardrobe. A summer hat is an essential line of defence at the beach, the park, or anywhere else people tend to congregate in the sun for hours on end.

What Hats Should Men Wear in Summer?
What Hats Should Men Wear in Summer?

You might think simply of baseball caps, because they're generally inexpensive, or you might think of panama hats, because they feel like the quintessential summer hat. Let's focus on you, and all the best hats you have at your disposal this summer. Time to get shopping!

Packable Cotton Bucket Hat - Khaki

This is a 100% soft cotton bucket in khaki from Jaxon & James. If you're puttering around the yard, strolling down to the coffee shop on a Sunday afternoon or hanging out at the beach, this is the perfect hat for the budget shopper, worried about sunburn.

Packable Cotton Boonie Hat - Navy Blue

The hat is great for everyday wear as well as for travelling. 100% washed cotton twill is soft yet durable. The 7cm wide stitched brim surrounds a 9cm high square crown. A pair of brass eyelets on each side of the crown provides ventilation under the hot sun. A self band provides spots for buttons or small outdoor tools. Adjustable chinstrap with toggle allows you to secure the hat onto your head.

Sunday Afternoons Hats Unwind Straw Sun Hat - Caramel

The sun hat is made from 100% natural Mexican tripilla straw with a genuine leather hatband. The hat features an approximate 8cm wide brim and an UPF 50+ rating for additional sun protection and is finished with an exceptionally comfortably, stretch-to-fit elasticized sweatband.

Dorfman Pacific Hats Cotton Aussie Hat with Chincord

The Dorman Pacific Cotton Aussie Hat with Chincord is a traditional aussie hat that looks and feels great. Comes with a leather chin strap and side snap brim. The 3 inch wide brim provides shade and the eyelets in the crown helps to keep you cool. Lastly the UPF 50+ makes it the perfect hat for the outdoor.

Sunday Afternoons Hats Leisure Straw Sun Hat

The Sunday Afternoon Leisure Straw Sun Hat in Natural-Brown is made from 100% natural straw. The hat features an UPF 50+ rating on the brim and top-of-crown lining for an optimal sun protection. The brim is approximately 8.5cm wide for added protection and a dark underbrim reduces glare. The elasticized sweatband is moisture and sweat wicking and features a hook-and-loop strap for easy sizing. The hats also has an adjustable chin strap to keep in place in the wind.

Cotton Safari Fedora Hat

This is a great safari hat from Jaxon & James Hats. This stylish beauty has a 7cm wide brim and a 11.5cm high crown. It is a 100% cotton body, satin lined with a cotton sweatband and entirely waterproof. Perfect for exploring the great outdoors.

El Paso Straw Outback Hat

Raffia hats are completely handmade with no two exactly alike. Because raffia palms are hardy and prolific in their natural habitat shedding their leaves naturally they have been recognized as a renewable resource for products that have an especially low impact on the environment.

Ivory Toyo Gambler Hat

This beautiful gambler is made of a lightweight Toyo Straw and is the perfect golf hat. It comes with a Black pug band and elasticized sweatband so it feels as if the hat is actually floating on your head. The brim measures 3" and the crown is 3 3/4". It is available in a distinct natural color to ensure a cool feel on a hot sunny day.

Bailey Hats Mannes Trilby Hat

The Bailey Mannes Trilby in navy multi is one fantastic hat. With it’s unique mix of colours, its 4cm wide brim and 10cm tall crown, this hat has a great look. The hat comes complete with a stunning woven hat band and Bailey side pin.

Diego Panama Fedora Hat

This is the Christys' Diego Panama Fedora in natural. The hat is made of toquilla straw and is woven in Ecuador. It is then shipped to the UK and finished at the Christys' factory. The hat features a black grosgrain hat band. The inside is unlined and features a sweatband for comfort.


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