When it comes to hats, there can be many misconceptions.
Be it underconfidence in wearing them, issues with head size, or the fact that many people think a hat will not suit them, many people do not feel comfortable shopping for, or sporting the hats they like.
Whereas men’s hats tend to follow specific sizing (6 ½ etc), women’s hats, particularly cheaper brands, often feature “one size fits most” sizing options, meaning that those who deviate from the narrow dimensions often find themselves struggling to find the right hat for them.
Whilst it’s true that for longer hair, a wide brim is better, and heads with shorter hair look better with a narrower brim, little is discussed when it comes to head size and finding the right hat.
Brixton has been a staple in the hat market for some time now, and whilst being on the more expensive side, that does offer a world of options.
Embodying a rustic, western design, this particular product comes in an attractive “heather natural” color, with a marl effect that adds a subtle, unique sense of style to any outfit or color palette.
Foldable and packable, this hat’s non-uniform shape makes it the perfect choice for smart and casual alike.
Coming in a variety of sizes, ranging from extra small to extra large, what you get with Brixton is an accommodating product, a timeless design, and a brand you can trust.
Coming in four sizes, from small to extra large, this wheat-coloured fedora has a straw body, pinched front, and a woven leather band, perfect for aspiring cowgirls on the go.
Priding themselves of bringing together the often disparate worlds of style and practicality, the Alder is perhaps more at home as an outdoor hat, with its lightweight, breathable straw design, this hat is perfect for long summer evenings by the beach or hikes out in the heart of nature.
Whilst Stetson is often a pricier brand, with the name and price tag also comes a promise of quality rarely found in less established brands.
They are a brand synonymous with hard wearing outdoors wear, so why not try and see for yourself!
A lesser known brand, Zertrue has garnered a following on Amazon.com for their well made products in a variety of colors and sizes (small to large), as well as featuring an adjustable inner band to further perfect the size which looks good with sunglasses.
This product, with its western shape and timeless style, offers a fashionable look, perfect for a mixture of events and activities.
This particular product features a more unisex design template, with the option for different colours, bands, and trinkets, dependent on your personal style and confidence level.
Promoting year-round versatility, the Wren by Gigi Pip offers a high-quality design, three colors (green, brown, and off-white), as well as accommodating sizing.
Featuring an adjustable inner band, the Wren’s flat brimmed design and round top could be just as at home on the Great Plains, as it would on the beaches of California.
With a classic style, leather rope band, and fine Australian wool, this product offers style, substance, and quality above all else.
This stylish, round-topped sun hat comes in navy and gray, is made of 100% Australian wool, and comes in a variety of sizes.
Perfect for keeping cool and shaded on those hot summer days, the Cambria features a relaxed shape suitable for packing and crumpling, a stylish ribbon band, and a timeless feminine shape that oozes understated confidence and elegance.
Featuring a structured silhouette, and an ink black color with matching, geometric band, the hat feels right at home in the arid mountains from which it takes its name.
With its classic, Spanish influence, and elegant, rigid form straight from a spaghetti western, this eye-catching product is definitely not for the faint of heart.
For the outlaws, this hat channels the rebellion, class, and style of a bygone era, and is perfect for casual and formal wear alike.
Wear this hat to a show, a festival, or to your favorite bar. Whatever you decide, wear it your way, and enjoy it in a range of accommodating sizes (from small to large).
Made with a 100% body of soft wool, and with a center dent for a more defined shape, this wide brimmed hat is perfect for whatever the occasion.
Coming in a variety of sizes, this hat shades the wearer in all things classy, with its mushroom color, and a stylish adornment of arrow and guinea feather pin.
This hat is a statement of confidence and originality, trademarks of a brand that has been creating classics since the 1800s, and this hat seems to fit right at home both then and now.
Combining classic western styling with a modern, punky aesthetic, Ruediger has made a name for itself producing stylish hats with a distressed, personalized finish.
With a variety of colors, sizes, and designs, the distinct look of these hats are not for the casual wearer.
Their eye-catching design demands confidence, and the alcohol-scorched design of the felt creates a look that demands attention and respect.
A more affordable option, with a variety of colors and sizes to accommodate all tastes and dimensions, the Furtalk offers a standard take on a classic, perfect for the casual wearer.
Made of Australian wool, and with an adjustable velcro band inside for optimal sizing, this hat offers high quality at an affordable price, from a company who has worked hard to create a product that people trust.
Available in “brass” and “timberwolf”, the field hat by Brixton is a stylish take on a classic fedora.
Adorned with a trailing leather, woven band, and available in a wide variety of sizes (from extra small to extra large), it is clear that what Brixton really offers is choice and quality, all for a reasonable price.
With thirteen colors and an adjustable band to improve sizing, this hat is a prime example of modern, affordable, high-quality fedora.
With a classic design, and enough colors and styles to match most outfit choices, this hat is right at home in both casual and formal use, perfect for sunny days, Fall afternoons, or seasonal nights around the campfire.
With affordability in mind, few come better than the Lisianthus.
Available in eighteen distinct colors and styles, with a buckled leather belt, and with an adjustable inner band for improved sizing, this cotton and polyester hat offers quality style that won’t break the bank.
Perfect for first time buyers, why not give this hat a try?
With its cool Aztec band, and choice of three colors (white, navy, and camel), this straw fedora is perfect summer wear for vacationing, festivals, and outdoor activities.
With a drawstring closure to improve sizing, and a breathable design that will keep you cool in both senses of the word, the Sedona offers reliable, high quality for an affordable price, and with a trustworthy brand.
Summer is almost here, and Wallaroo have got you covered!
With a selection of colors (nine in total), styles (bands of woven leather or black ribbon), and adjustable sizing perfect for a smaller head, this affordable straw Panama hat is the perfect addition to your vacation checklist.
Foldable and perfect for packing, this hat’s relaxed form keeps it looking great no matter what life throws at it.
Last on our list, but by no means list, The Mirage offers a sleek take on the classic fedora, with an angular design in a range of five colors (brown, ivory, camel, black, and chocolate).
With an accommodating sizing range, and high quality materials, this hat is the perfect, mid-range hat, offering a subtle edge to whatever your personal style may be.
With its woolen finish and band of brushed suede, this hat truly is a modern classic, bringing a timeless sense of confidence and class to a contemporary interpretation of the style.
Whilst quality can be hard to find these days, especially at a price that suits everyone, it’s safe to say that there is no shortage of stylish, well-made products available for hat lovers old and new.
Whether it’s for a summer jaunt, or for a Christmastime walk in a country market, we’ve got you covered with this list of versatile, hard-wearing hats that offer longevity and style.