• Vivienne Westwood

    Mountain Hat

    Originally part of the British designer's Fall/Winter 1982 collection, it has only recently gained widespread fame thanks to Pharrell Williams who sported the oversized statement piece at this year's Grammy Awards.

  • Scala

    'Classico' Wool Felt Snap Brim Hat

    The Classico by Scala is crafted from 100% wool felt and features a flourish of feathers attached to the grosgrain band - both a highly stylish and timeless design.

  • Robert Graham

    Ripley Felt Fedora Hat

    Robert Graham provides a striking rendition of the classic Fedora hat. It is made from premium wool felt and features an eye-popping green colorway and a contrasting band with embroidered logo.

  • Rag & Bone

    Wide-Brim Fedora

    New York's Rag & Bone present a headwear staple with its Wide-Brim Fedora. It is made of grey wool felt and features a black band, making it easy to mix and match with a variety of outifts.

  • Rag & Bone

    Floppy Brim Fedora

    Another good one from the New York-based fashion brand. Understated, highly wearable and just a plain stylish headwear staple.

  • Mark McNairy

    Pork Pie Hat

    New Yorks's Mark McNairy joins this illustrious circle with his interpretation of the classic pork pie hat. It features a charcoal grey colored wool felt construction with a striking shiny green band.

  • Lock & Co. Hatters

    Haydock

    The Haydock is a medium weight, unlined ‘Sporting felt’ - smart and practical alternative to more traditional racing felts.

  • Lanvin

    Woven Straw Fedora

    French fashion powerhouse Lanvin presents its take on a classic summer staple. The woven straw construction is accented with a dapper striped grosgrain band, sure to add loads of caribean steez to your summer outfit.

  • Crooks and Castles x SSUR

    Felt Fedora

    Two streetwear specialists have found together to work on a more casual but no less stylish rendition of the fedora hat. It boasts a logo badge on the hatband, as well as a floral pattern lining.

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  • Comme des Garcons

    Patterned Trim Trilby

    Japanese cult brand Comme des Garcons presents a contemporrary take on the classic trilby. This one comes crafted navy wool felt and features the brand's signature polka dot pattern on the hatband.

  • Paul Smith

    Christys' Sky Blue Straw Panama Trilby Hat

    British fashion innovator treated the Panama hat with a nice colorful sky blue makeover, resulting in the arguably most summer-ready headwear piece on this list.

  • Christy's London

    Grosvenor

    From Christy's Classic Wool Collection comes this classic fedora shaped Grovenor hat. Hand made in their Witney factory, the Grosvenor has a wider oval crown and prominent eyes and features a beautiful navy colorway.

  • Brixton

    Ranch Fedora

    A classic 100% felted-wool fedora with a wide brim and leather-trimmed interior will make you look and feel like the man in charge.

  • Brixton

    Diego

    Brixton's Diego fedora style hat features a snap brim and high crown, Brixton logo side pin, satin lining and is finished off with a genuine leather hatband.

  • Borsalino

    Seamed Fedora

    Premium headwear brand Borsalino presents this traditional felt center dent fedora with tonal seams at sides and around crown, topped off with a contrast grosgrain band and flat bow.

  • Borsalino

    Cappelli in Feltro

    Borsalino's Capelli is a classic headwear piece made from 100% olive green wool felt. A style that stood the test of time.

  • Beams

    San Francisco Hat

    Perfectly mirroring the Japanese infatuation with Americana, Beams' San Francisco Hat takes cues from the classic campaign hat, yet features a clearly smaller brim. Combine it with a casual, slightly rugged, outdoorsy summer outfit.

  • Baltimore Hats

    Fedora

    A grosgrain band with a bow wraps a classic warm-weather fedora with a snap brim and a padded sweat band for comfort.

  • TOPMAN

    Pork Pie Hat

    The Pork Pie hat is the number one choice for every aspiring Jazz musician or just anyone who likes to sport highly refined headpieces without wanting to draw too much attention to it.

  • Ann Demeulemeester

    Wool Hat

    Acclaimed Belgian designer Ann Demeulemeester supplies us with a soft floppy hat made of black velvet. It comes unlined and features a mid-sized brim.

Lists February, 10 2014

Buyer’s Guide: A Selection of 20 Brimmed Hats

The stream of street style snaps flooding in from New York Fashion Week got us thinking about the range of headwear available. Beanies and caps are the usual go-to head accessories for the majority of us, when in actual fact there is a whole other realm of options out there. Wearing a hat with any kind of brim feels like the kind of statement that everyone you come into contact with has to acknowledge. When in actual fact, it’s a just another component of what has the potential to be a really great outfit. And who knows, you might find yourself in our next New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2014 Street Style Report.

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