From vintage-inspired cloches to big-brim floppers, hats for spring and summer are flirty and fun. Designed in a range of materials and styles, there’s a hat for every woman and every occasion. For excellent protection, check out sun hats such as those by Tilley, rated UPF (Ultraviolet Protection Factor) of 50+. Looking smart.
Bright idea: Merona hat, $14.99, adds a pop of color to any outfit. From select Target stores, www.target.com.
Band leader: Natural and hot pink straw cloche, $20, is accented with a bow-detailed black ribbon. From the LULU by LULU GUINNESS collection at select J.C. Penney stores, www.jcp.com.
Made in the shade: Black and white lawn stripe sun hat, $48, will get you noticed. From Ann Taylor, www.anntaylor.com.
Road trip: Natural raffia big brim hat with chiffon band, $39, is crushable and packable. From Lands’ End, www.landsend.com.
Twice as nice: Barbour floral utility hat, $59, reverses to solid cotton twill. Spotted on www.orvis.com.
Smart hat: The women’s hemp hat, $84, is just one sun-protection style from Tilley rated UPF 50+. See www.tilley.com.