Woven sun hats are definitely a summer staple. It shields your head and eyes from the sun, and it ties together any breezy outfit. As classic as this piece is, it can always be improved. French designer Simon Porte Jacquemus did just that with the La Chapeau Bomba hat. It is made of 100 percent straw and has an exaggerated oversized brim. Not only will this protect your entire body from the sun but you’ll look runway ready too.
You’ve probably seen photos and videos of models wearing the hat. The brim is so wide that it even covers part of their bodies.
Liz Uy posted a photo wearing her’s and she even called her “fave [hat].”
Kim Jones wore a similar wide-brimmed hat too but this time to the beach.
Not only is this a statement piece, but it is also a great way to hide from people during the summer. Jokes aside, we wanted to find other options as well. The hats that we find also have oversized brims but are more wearable for the city and island girls.
Eugenia Kim Walking on Sunshine Sequined Woven Sunhat
Spread some good vibes with this sun hat decorated with gold sequins. It is made of a woven paper-blend material and the brim measures 18 cm. That’s big enough to keep even your shoulder protected from the sun. Pair this floppy hat with a colorful dress and you’re ready for a beach party. Available on Net-a-Porter.
Zara Wide-Brim Sun Hat
If you like the look of the folded brim, cop this one from Zara. It has a wide brim that is bendable so you can fold it and secure it in place with a few pins. This black color feels more city-appropriate so give your casual outfits an island feel with this piece. Available at Power Plant Mall.
Missoni Woven Beach Hat
Color is an essential for any summer outfit. For those who want to keep their outfit monochromatic, spruce it up with a vibrant hat. This one from Missoni has a 12-cm brim and striped pattern featuring shades of green, black, white, yellow, and red. Available on Farfetch.
Mango Straw Hat
You don’t have to worry about the wind blowing your hat away with this piece from Mango. Aside from its wide brim, it also has black ribbon attached to the inside so you can tie it around your chin. It is also embellished with a decorative bow. We can see this paired with a linen jumpsuit and a comfy pair of espadrilles. Available at SM Megamall.
Georgina Sasha Custom Floppy Sun Hat
If you’re a fan of customization like me, you’ll enjoy this item from Georgina Sasha. Pick between their four hat colors, font size, and color. The best part is getting creative with the text. Choose your favorite line from a song or even just your name. Available online.
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