This Is the Summer Accessory Your Wardrobe Is Missing

Whether you're looking for a fashionable accessory to cover up a bad hair day or want to shade your face from the sun's rays, these summer hats will complete your beach-inspired look à la Meghan Markle—with or without the ocean.

Woman wearing a straw Joanna hat with a black band around it. photo

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Everyday Straw Hat

Every closet needs a go-to summer hat when your hair just isn't cooperating and you should have been out the door five minutes ago. Enter this Brixton straw hat. With neutral tones completed by a thick black band around the base, it'll match almost any outfit. Wear it to Sunday brunch with a floral maxi dress, or keep it casual by throwing your hair in a low messy bun with jeans and a white tee. ($34; urbanoutfitters.com)

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Baseball cap with thin, colorful stripes. photo

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Sporty Chic

You don't need to wear a baseball cap with a logo to show off your sporty style. This multi stripe hat is perfect for adding a subtle hint of color to your sporty chic ensemble—and is on sale for only $10. You don't have to worry about snapbacks because this cap features a stylish brown leather strap so you can easily adjust it for the most comfortable fit. ($10; nordstrom.com)

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A woman wearing an oversized floppy straw hat with a striped button-down shirt. photo

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Beach Ready

Prepping for a day on the water or at the beach calls for a trendy swimsuit of course, but don't forget your cover-up and oversized floppy hat. Made for travel, this straw hat packs easily and flattens to fit in a suitcase without taking up much room. ($35; jcrew.com)

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Floral Fashion

We are all about the embroidery trend and when it comes to embroidered hats we are loving this floral find by Kate Spade. Wear it to brunch or walking around town and pair it with a yellow dress to bring out its fun colors. ($118; bloomingdales.com)

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Denim bucket hat with a frayed hem. photo

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Bring Back the '90s

Let's be honest: We love throwing it back to '90s fashion trends. Nail the style with a frayed bucket hat. Perfect for a camping trip or stroll in the park, it'll keep the sun out of your eyes without leaving behind hat hair, and it's the finishing touch to any cool-girl outfit you're rocking. ($24; urbanoutfitters.com)

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Straw hat with black stripes around the brim, blue and turquoise pattern around the base, and black polka-dot pattern at the top. photo

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Fun in the Sun

Since it's summertime there's probably a festival or concert going on somewhere near you. Make sure you top off your look with a summer hat that's equally playful as it is practical. Not only will it help prevent your face from getting sunburned, but this hat's colorful, handwoven patterns will fit right in with the festival vibes. ($395; barneys.com)

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