The Best Of SS15 Headwear
From straw fedoras to luxe baseball caps, hats have slowly crept their way back into fashion over recent seasons – and the appetite for headwear shows no sign of slowing down, with designers sending a wide variety of styles down the SS15 and AW15 runways.
So, if you want to stay sheltered from the sun’s rays in style this season, or are simply looking to introduce a bit of character to your everyday looks, consider adding one of these ten warm-weather hats to your wardrobe.
1. Lock & Co Woven Straw Panama
Summer hats doesn’t get much more classic than this. Having mastered their craft over 330 years, Lock & Co Hatters are considered the market leaders when it comes to gentlemanly headwear.
This panama design is lightweight and woven from soft straw, ensuring comfortable wear and a clean-cut look. Pair with cropped trousers and a linen shirt for a laid-back summer vibe.
Available at Mr Porter, priced £235.
2. Goorin Ricardo Classic Fedora Hat
For an even more relaxed look, feast your eyes on Goorin’s Ricardo straw hat.
This US label has a rich history dating back to 1895, continuing to excel when it comes to playful yet classy headwear. We love the touch of pattern on the trim of this design, which brings a new dimension to an easy-to-wear style.
3. New Era Cord Camper
With vintage sportswear a key trend this season, this varsity-inspired baseball cap from New Era makes the perfect coordinating accessory.
Slimline and lightweight, the Cord Camper hat is a cool, casual piece that wouldn’t look out of place in the 1950s, bringing a welcome touch of nostalgia to a modern day wardrobe.
Available at neweracap.co.uk, priced £32.
4. ASOS Bucket Hat In Colour Block
If you’re looking to channel a completely different era – the nineties, to be exact – feast your eyes on this colour-blocked bucket hat by ASOS.
Reminiscent of the energetic hip hop scene of the decade, but simplified with clean lines, this design blends retro with contemporary to create a bang on-trend accessory.
Available at ASOS, priced £12.
5. Borsalino Sisal Straw Fedora Hat
For exquisite craftsmanship and sophisticated design, look no further than Borsalino.
Renowned for its high quality fedoras, the Italian label continues to produce classic styles in a variety of rich and versatile shades each season.
This wheat-coloured iteration is extremely versatile and will pair effortlessly with everything in your current wardrobe.
Available at hatsandcaps.co.uk, priced £147.95.
6. Norse Projects Trucker Cap
Keeping it seriously cool, this Norse Projects cap oozes luxury.
Crafted from soft synthetic suede and finished with tonal stitching detail, the design stays true to the Danish brand’s minimal Scandi aesthetic, while updating one of its long-standing staple pieces.
Would look best in sports luxe-inspired ensembles.
Available at END Clothing, priced £50.
7. Marks & Spencer Pure Linen Checked Flat Cap
We’re picturing a walk in the British countryside with this summer option, which transforms the classic flat cap into a contemporary, understated piece.
Forget the checked wool designs of the past – we’re taken by the soft shade and subtle texture of this breathable linen iteration, making it both comfortable and eye-catching.
Available at Marks & Spencer, priced £15.
8. Christys’ & Co Carnaby Snap Brim Panama Natural Hat
We’re currently enamoured with this two-tone straw hat by British hat manufacturers Christys’ & Co.
Combining high-level craftsmanship with modern design, it’s ideal for making a statement this summer without stepping too far outside of the box.
Available at christys-hats.com, priced £98.
9. Topman Charcoal Puritan
Despite being crafted from 100 per cent wool, this puritan hat from Topman is lightweight and flexible, making it ideal for throwing on when those warm summer days finally arrive.
Not only will it keep your head shaded, it’ll also look great whether you’re headed to a casual get together or more formal event.
Available at Topman, priced £22.
10. Ted Baker Dubanke Striped Trim Trilby
We’re getting that holiday feeling just looking at this colourful hat by Ted Baker.
With its relaxed construction and brightly-coloured band, this trilby is perfect for beachside days or an afternoon in the park.
Pair with denim shorts and some statement sunglasses for a seriously chilled out summer ensemble.
Available at Ted Baker, priced £35.