5 Best Cowboy Hats for Women: Match Any Outfit, Stay in Style

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Women’s cowboy hats are super on trend and are a unique accessory to amp up your look. We’ve got a list of the five most versatile, stylish cowboy hats you need to have in your closet. If you embrace western or boho style, we’ve got the ultimate accessory for you.

 

 

1. SIERRA - WOMENS AMERICAN LEATHER COWBOY HAT 

 

Best Overall

 

The Sierra: Women’s American Leather Cowboy hat is your go-to accessory. Its versatile style will compliment any outfit, whether you’re running errands during the day or heading out for the night. The cowhide leather cowboy hat has a 3-inch brim, a 4-inch crown, and a braided cord band, making it one of the top sellers. 

 

The Sierra has several features that make it super comfortable without sacrificing style. Designed to be ultra-lightweight, the women’s cowboy hat also has a removable sweatband that pads for extra comfort and wicks away sweat that protects the hat. 

 

Fitting true to size, the Sierra leather cowboy hat comes in various colors, sizes, and designs. You can choose from brown, black, latte, teal, or wine, each with its signature style and leather print. The hat comes in a wide selection of sizes, from small to 3X large. 

 

Pros

  • Removable, washable, sweatband
  • Lightweight
  • Multiple colors to choose from
  • High-quality 100% real cowhide leather
  • Lifetime warranty

Cons

  • May be too shallow for some head types
  • Some colors sell out fast

 

 

Related Link: The Ultimate Guide to Women’s Hat Styles 

 

 

2. CATTLEMAN - WOMENS FELT COWBOY HAT - WESTERN HAT BAND 

 

Best for Influencers

 

If you want the cowboy hat style that the influencers love wearing, the Cattleman: Women’s Felt Cowboy Hat is your showstopper. Designed to have that iconic cattleman-shaped crown with a shovel brim, the Cattleman felt hat would have you turning heads. 

 

The Cattleman comes in several colors and sizes, so you can accessorize it with your outfit of the day. The lightweight felt hat comes in black, brown, gunsmoke, and sand, allowing you to choose your favorite neutral to go with everything. The cowboy hat does run large, so you’ll want to size it down.

 

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Multiple neutral colors to choose from
  • Removable, washable, sweatband
  • Holds its shape with proper care
  • Lifetime warranty

Cons

  • Hat runs large

 


3. AMARILLO - WOMEN’S PALM OPEN ROAD STRAW HAT 

 

Best for Summer

 

Are you headed to the beach or to your hometown rodeo this summer? You’ll want to wear the Amarillo: Women’s Palm Open Road Straw Hat. In true classic American style, the Amarillo is the summer accessory you’ve got to rock. The Amarillo will elevate your summer look, whether you’re cruising on a yacht or taking your darling kids to the pool for a day in the sun. 

 


This comfortable, lightweight straw hat has a tight weave and dark leather band to make your look luxe. The Amarillo has a sewn-in sweatband for comfort, and the straw cowboy hat comes in tan, the ultimate summer neutral. The hat runs small, so you’ll want to size up for the perfect fit. 

 

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • High quality and super cute
  • Ventilation points
  • Comfortable sweatband
  • Holds its shape with proper care
  • Lifetime warranty

Cons

  • Runs small

 Looking for a great women’s hat that has a lot of versatility? Shop our best-selling women’s cowboy hats.

 

 

Related Link: Straw Hats Have Come a Long Way and Have a History of Their Own

 

 

 

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4. JASPER - FELT COWBOY HAT 

 

Best Value

 

If you want a beautiful women’s cowboy hat but want something more affordable than the leather options, the Jasper: Felt Cowboy Hat is your huckleberry. This super stylish felt cowboy hat has a unique brim, feather detail, and thin leather band. 

 

Made for a comfortable fit, the Jasper cowboy hat is 100% wool felt and has a sewn-in sweatband. The hat comes in black, brown, and tan. Because the fit runs small, you can get the hat in medium to extra large. But you’ll want to watch the fit because some head types found the fit was too large. 

 

Thankfully, American Hat Makers will happily send another hat to ensure the perfect fit. Our top-notch customer service is easy to reach and very accommodating.

 

Pros

  • Very affordable
  • Lightweight
  • Multiple neutral colors 
  • Sewn-in sweatband
  • Holds its shape with proper care
  • Lifetime warranty

Cons

  • Fit can be too small or too large depending on your head shape
  • Runs small

 

 

5. BILLINGS - WOMEN’S COWBOY STRAW COWGIRL HAT 

 

Best Cowgirl Style

 

If you want a straw hat with that quintessential cowgirl style, you’ll want a Billings: Women’s Cowboy Straw Cowgirl Hat. The Billings’ stiff, rigid construction keeps the shape of a traditional cowgirl hat using a durable straw material for lightweight comfort.

 

With stylish patterned vents and a sewn-in sweatband, your head will keep cool even in the hottest months of the summer. This hat works for daytime and evening, giving your look that added western charm. Fit runs true to size.

 

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Very Affordable
  • Stiff, rigid straw construction that holds its shape
  • Stylish ventilation points that make a unique band around the crown
  • Comfortable sweatband
  • Lifetime warranty

Cons

  • Comes in only one color

 

How to Wear Your Women’s Cowboy Hat 

 

Wearing a women’s cowboy hat is an excellent way to add playful style to your look. But styling your hat is critical. You’ll want to pair your leather or felt cowboy hat with denim for a western look. And this is the perfect time to pull out your Daisy Dukes to really be on trend. 

 

If bohemian is more your style, you’ll want to pair your felt or straw hat with a lightweight bohemian blouse and skirt. This is the ultimate look for that summer festival. 

 

 

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Before You Go 

 

Cowboy hats are a perfect accessory for staying out of the sun and showing your playful, unique personality. Leather, felt, or straw, these cowboy hats are very versatile for daily errands or a night on the town. You really can’t go wrong.

 

American Hat Makers is a leading hat designer in the United States. You’ll love the style, fit, and comfort our hats offer with attention to detail and high-quality materials. We also provide the best customer care and a lifetime warranty on all our cowboy hats. 

 

Hats make the best accessory for any outfit. Shop our full line of women’s hats.


Related Link: How to Clean Your Straw Cowboy Hat

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