These Are Officially The 4 Must-Have Hats For The Season

For the good kind of shade.

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We love fashion. But we love it even more when it meets function. This summer, hats are having a big moment. Yay for protection from the sun and the fashion police. These are the hats you’ll be seeing all over Instagram – and in real life when the sun’s out.

Baseball Cap

Bet you didn’t think your Bad Hair Day bestie would make the list. Already a go-to, the baseball cap is essential all year round. Wear it the OG way, or serve the look with a side of sassy one-liners.

47 brand Cap, R449,

Novelty cap, R150,

Statement cap, R70,

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Bucket Hat

A trip down memory lane is always a good idea when it leads to the beloved Nineties. With so many fabric options to choice from, you’re sure to find your fit.

Denim bucket hat, R80,

Reversible bucket hat, R149,

Metallic bucket hat, R80,

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Wide-Brim Straw Hat

Bring drama without bringing actual drama. The bigger the better for your outfit – and your sunburn. Don’t believe us? Ask Vivienne Westwood.

Floppy hat, R249,

Sun hat, R229,

Style Republic hat, R129,

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New shapes and sizes ensure visors are no longer reserved for the tennis court – as predicted by Dior and Tommy Hilfiger, who brought the trend to their Spring 2018 runways.

Visor, R170,

Billabong visor, R189, Zando

Visor, R150,

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