As something that sits atop your head, the hat is an accessory that is far more immediately noticeable than a pair of shoes. This makes it the perfect piece to complete or elevate your look, rather than just merely used for practicality’s sake.
And with striking headpieces making headway on the fashion runways recently, there’s no better time to go bold with your headwear choices.
Ahead, the top 11 statement making hats that is guaranteed to bring your outfit to new heights.
Here’s yet another boundary-pushing headgear. This straw hat by Barcelona-based label Eliurpi comes with a striking undulating brim juxtaposed by the smooth black felted crown, making for one conversation starting garden party accessory.
The bucket hat takes on a darker, studded undertone appropriate for the fall season, while coming in a translucent, 100% sheer silk twist with white crystal embellishments. The hat, made by Ukrainian milliner Ruslan Baginsky, brings you easily from a day to night outfit.
Two of the hottest trends – the bucket hat and leopard prints – shows no signs of abating and comes sleekly packaged in this bucket hat by Ganni, with drawstring fastening and a wider brim.
Here’s a winter take on the bucket style. Emma Brewin’s pistachio shaded hat is handmade in London and comes in adorned with delectably fuzzy faux fur. Make it work with a swipe of red lipstick.
There are few iconic hats in fashion history, and Bianca Jagger’s exaggerated white hat on her wedding day may just be one of them. This raffia hat by Eugenia Kim comes with the same dramatic, oversized brim complete with a tonal satin sash.
This elegant beret is reminiscent of stylish women of the ‘50s. It is made in the brand’s workshop from soft mohair and a mesh veil embellished with crystals that rests delicately over your face or an air of mystique.
The Cowgirl trend has been making strong headway in recent seasons, and what better representation is there of the Western than with a fedora hat? This one comes in pastel blue and a wide, stiff brim, along with ribbon fastening and crystal embellishments for a sophisticated touch.
This raffia hat, designed in collaboration with Australian label Helen Kaminski, sits structurally and strikingly atop your head, making for a great statement piece at events.
The traditional palm hat takes on a dramatic twist under the hands of ethical label Greenpacha, coming in voluminous frayed accents at the border.
Outerwear meets headgear here with Gucci’s brightly printed shell hood, that is sure to brighten the darkest of cold, gloomy days.