The final straw: seven chic hats
What keeps you cool, but is this summer's hottest accessory? The straw hat, of course! Nail the trend with one of these affordable woven beauties.
The neat black bow and contrasting trim give this classic Fedora a luxe, artisanal feel perfect for evening cocktails and summer strolls. Available from Oliver Bonas.
Dispel all thoughts of middle-aged men on golf courses – the visor is making a fashion comeback this summer and we’re loving this chic straw number from COS. Just watch out for sunburnt scalps.
Channel ice cream parlour colour palettes with this dreamy two-tone floppy number from H&M. It’s a steal at under a tenner and comes in two other colours, so why not get them all?
For gorgeous summer accessories, & Other Stories is a no-brainer. This woven straw bucket hat is not only a very-fashionable nod to the Nineties, but is perfect for reading in the sun with its low brim. Plus it can be folded neatly in a suitcase for weekend jaunts. Win.
From artisan brand Nadia C, this handwoven 100% Toquilla straw Panama hat screams summer with it’s playful and pretty hand-painted lemon design. Muddy loves.
GO BIG OR GO HOME
Make a statement (and protect yourself from the sun while you’re at it) with this huge, floppy raffia sunhat with unusual folded brim from Anthropologie. Make it the hero piece of your outfit and style with a simple white or black smock dress.
Boater hats have come a long way from their school uniform days. This M&S black number with classic bow and contrasting trim is stylish, sophisticated and a great option if you’re looking for something with a smarter edge.
£7.50 down from £17.50