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The Most Stylish Sort Of Sunscreen: 10 Sun Hats To Make It Through Summer

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.

Grosgrain-trimmed two-tone toquilla straw Panama hat by Sensi Studio, £145 (S$251), via Net-a-Porter
This beige-toned straw Panama hat by Sensi Studio is an easy way for you to ease yourself into the neutrals palette that’s on the forefront this season.   Cotton gauze-trimmed straw sunhat by Clyde, £220 (S$381), via Net-a-Porter
Because Clyde’s founder Dani Griffiths was formerly a buyer at a vintage store, her hats often have a retro feel 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.   Wide brim straw hat by Lola Hats, US$331 (S$454), via Matchesfashion
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.   Printed faille-trimmed woven faux raffia sun hat by Eugenia Kim, £290 (S$502), via Net-a-Porter
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.   Straw weaved flower pot hat by Marysia, S$848, via Farfetch
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.     Ribbon embellished straw hat by Eliurpi, US$343 (S$470), via Matchesfashion
This pink straw hat is as unusual as they come — its flamingo upper and bicoloured ribbons will look stunning when paired with a flowy midi number and some espadrilles.   Straw fedora by Seed Heritage, S$57.95
Versatile and stylish, a classic straw fedora is a must-have in your closet. Straw nautical cap by Pull & Bear, S$19.90
A twist on 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.   Colour block straw hat by H&M, S$19.95
Can’t decide on a single colour? How about three. This unique three toned colour-block straw hat steps in when you’ve the classics down pat.   Straw hat with pom pom details by H&M, S$19.95
We love the textured upper and delicate pom pom details of this straw hat. Style yours with a pastel summer frock.