Sun Hats for Women

Beat the heat in style with our sun hats for women. They offer maximum sun protection, helping you keep cool and fashionable in the perfect hats for summer.

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The American Hat Makers Difference

You should treat yourself to the finest summer hats available. Our ladies' sun hats are made by American Hat Makers, the finest in the market. Each hat is handcrafted with great attention to detail and using the highest quality materials.

You can stay trendy and cool with one of our sun hats this summer. They're easy on the eyes, soft on the feet, and available in a rainbow of hues and designs. You may even locate a sun hat that folds up small enough to store in your purse until you need it again. You may get women's summer hats in our online store.


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The Best Summer Hats for Women Online

If you want the best summer hats for women, you'll want to check our selection at American Hat Makers. Our selection of sun hats for women includes both casual and dressy styles.

And our beach hats are perfect for any summertime activity, whether you're hitting the pool or the sand. Whether you're looking for a classic straw sun hat or a chic white sun hat, you will find the perfect style for your needs.

Plus, we have a variety of women's summer hats for all ages, so you're sure to find the perfect style for you. So if you're looking for a floppy beach hat or any summer hats, be sure to shop American Hat Makers.

A woman sitting on the sand wearing a tan shirt, white jeans and a straw sun hat

Wide-Brim Beach Hats for Women

Perfect for Sun As any woman knows, summer can be tough on your skin. The sun is intense, and the heat can be relentless, leaving you exhausted and battered.

But there's no need to suffer all summer long - a wide-brim sun hat is excellent for protecting you from the elements and staying cool simultaneously. It's the best women's sun hat because it provides excellent coverage, shading your face, neck, and shoulders from the harmful effects of the sun.

They're also great for keeping your hair out of your face - no more struggling with sweaty strands sticking to your forehead. And because they're made from lightweight materials, they won't make you feel hot and sticky like a heavy wool hat.

So next time you head out into the summer heat, don't forget to grab your wide-brim sun hat - it could be the best decision you make all season!

Florence Cream Straw Sun Hat by American Hat Makers
A woman sunbathing wearing a straw sun hat

The Best Sun Hats, Made for Outdoor Adventures

Equal parts comfort and style, sun hats for women are a warm weather classic. Offering outstanding sun and rain protection, our collection is designed for all your outdoor adventures.

Set sail on a tropical vacation with a straw boater, keep cool during a day in the garden with a camo mesh hat, or shield your eyes from the sun’s rays at the beach in a wide brim hat floppy sun hat from American Hat Makers. Our collection of handmade straw hats, felt hats, and mesh hats have a silhouette to fit every style.

Our collection of sun hats for women features patterned hat bands, two-tone hat brim trim, beaded hat bands, contrasting stitching, and multiple different brim shapes that have all been constructed by hand in our atelier or partner warehouses.

Whether you’re drawn to our floppy sun hats that add a dose of glam to any holiday look or need a workhorse of a hat to take on your upcoming backpacking trip, you can be sure you’re getting a piece that’s been handcrafted with uncompromising standards for long-lasting durability.

A woman chillin on the beach wearing a straw sun hat

To keep your sun hat as beautiful as the day you bought it, simply wipe it down with a damp, white cloth - or brush it with a soft bristle brush. Follow the woven pattern of the straw or the weft of the felt to maintain its integrity.

If your hat is made of fabric, follow our specific care instructions for the best results - some of our sun hats for women are hand-washable and water-friendly!

Quality Materials, Handmade Construction

The best sun hats for women are breezy, lightweight, water-resistant, and offer ample sun protection. To achieve this, we’ve sourced only the finest materials to make hats that are true investment pieces.

The strong straw construction of many of our wide brim sun hats has been carefully crafted from a variety of 100% natural plant fibers, stalks, and leaves. They are hand-selected, sorted, cleaned, and bundled to ensure the highest level of quality.

Woman lounging on boat wearing the milan cream womens sun hat by American Hat Makers
Woman posing with the Flipped brim Fedora by American Hat Makers

We plan out the exact patterns, colors, crown shapes, and brim styles prior to beginning. They are then carefully woven into a tight pattern to create what we believe are the absolute best sun hats for women on the market. They are rigid - holding their stunning shape for longer - but also incredibly lightweight and breathable. 

Ultra-breathable, nylon mesh and hemp fabric are some of our other lightweight options.

We’ve designed this line of mesh hats for women to block 80% of the sun’s rays, to be able to withstand being packed into your weekender bag, and to be easily hand-washable for a hat that truly goes wherever you do. It’s a trifecta of features that make this the perfect material for the on-the-go woman who loves to soak up the summer sun, without needing to worry about anything other than having a great time.

The packable fabric sun hats in our collection feature relaxed, wide brim styles with a rounded crown and no crease, coming in a variety of colors and fun prints, such as rose petal, camo, all-over pink, and classic beige.

Woman at beach wearing the Taos straw womens sun hat by American Hat Makers
A man sitting down wearing a latte sun hat

We finish many of our sun hats with a hand-sewn sweat band, ventilation points throughout the crown, and fashionable details - like contrasting stitching or a beautiful leather hat band. Some of our women’s sun hats also come with a chinstrap to make sure not even a strong gust of wind will stop you from enjoying your day. 

Here at American Hat Makers, we specialize in designing women’s fashion hats that offer stylish protection and make you feel confident wherever you wear them. Whether you choose a wide brim sun hat, straw womens fedora hat, packable mesh hat, or another sun hat for women, your piece can effortlessly take you from the beach to backcountry mountain trails to wine tastings and, of course, beach getaways.

Sun Hats for Women FAQ

Summer is perfect for breaking out your favorite floppy sun hat. Whether you prefer a classic straw fedora or a brightly-colored sunhat, there's no better way to protect your skin from the sun while still looking stylish. But how do you keep your summer hat looking its best?

Here are a few tips:

First, if your summer hat is made of straw, store it in a cool, dry place when you're not wearing it. Sun and heat can cause straw hats to become brittle and crack.

Second, if your hat has a brim, shape it after every wear. Use your hands to mold the brim back into its original shape gently. This will help it keep its shape and prevent it from drooping over time.

Third, spot-clean your summer hat as needed. Use a soft brush for scrubbing if it gets dirty or sweaty. Be sure not to soak the hat, as this can damage the material.

A hat is always a good idea when protecting your face from the sun. If you want a hat to keep you cool and comfortable in the heat, look for one made from lightweight material with a wide brim. And if you'll spend extended periods in the sun, choose a hat with built-in UPF protection.

Anyone who has spent a day in the sun knows that wearing a hat can significantly prevent sunburn. But what about the color of the hat? Does it matter whether you choose a white summer hat or a dark one?

Darker colors will provide more protection from the sun than light colors. That's because they absorb more of the sun's rays. However, there are some drawbacks to wearing a dark-colored hat.

For one thing, they tend to be hotter since they don't reflect as much sunlight. Also, darker colors can fade more quickly. If this bothers you, then a lighter color summer hat may be the better choice for you.

Hats protect the sun's harmful rays but can be easily forgotten or lost. Sunscreen, on the other hand, is always there when you need it.

You can apply it before you go outside, and it will stay put no matter what you do. So which is better? It depends on your personal preferences.

Sunscreen is the way to go if you want total sun protection. But a hat might be better if you don't mind carrying it around.

There are plenty of hat options if you're looking for a stylish way to stay cool this summer. Wide-brimmed sun hats are a classic choice that can provide sun protection and a trendy bohemian look.

Fedora hats are also making a comeback, and they can add a touch of sophistication to any outfit. No matter your style preferences, our website has a style for you.