Hats are back! Not only are they functional – protecting you from the harsh UV rays of the sun – they are a summer fashion essential!

Whether you are into the stylish wide-brimmed sun hats or the chic fedora hats, you will find the perfect hat that will make you a real fashionista this season.

Smashing wide-brimmed sun hats

The 1700s is the time when sun hats became a trend on their own and were worn to make a fashion statement rather than just for sun protection.

Look stunning in the beautifully coloured wide-brimmed hats with scarves with must-have prints. They are so versatile and can be dressed up or down for most occasions. The striped extra wide-brimmed sun hat is a classic accessory that will instantly take any look to the next level.

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Brown sun hat with polka-dot printed scarf from Sun Hats: R649

Striped sun hat from MRP: R100

Grey sun hat with floral printed scarf from Sun Hats: R649

Fabulous fedora hats

Fedora hats became hugely popular in the 1920s and were initially made out of felt. These hats have greatly evolved of course and are now made with a wide variety of materials, colours and prints.

The multi-coloured fedora hat with polka dot printed scarf will make you look eye-catching and are in shades that will make any outfit pop. This white fedora hat will give you a modern look and will go perfectly with an all-white ensemble. Be edgy in the weave fedora hat that you can match with a weave handbag for a killer look.

Multi-coloured fedora hat with polka-dot print from Poetry: R299

White fedora hat from Zando: R599

Weave fedora hat from Poetry: R250

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