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Top 8 Hats For Wedding Guests

Wedding bells are ringing, love is in the air, and the birds and bees are busier than ever. You’ll soon get to witness your friends exchange “I do’s,” kiss for the cameras, and enjoy their first dance as a couple. Your role? Cheer them on from your seat — and come dressed for the part.

No matter which outfit you’ve picked out for the big day, it won’t be complete without a hat. Not just any hat. The right hat. Fortunately, we’ve compiled a list of the top hats for wedding guests. Let’s explore your new favorite Instagram-worthy outfit toppers for your friends’ wedding day.


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1. Loring Panama Fedora

This handmade Panama fedora hat from Bailey 1922 is the perfect complement to a semi-formal spring or summer outdoor wedding or casual destination wedding in a tropical location. The tan hat’s black ribbon gives it extra pizzazz without being too extravagant, so it won’t draw attention away from the groom. Made in the USA, this hat is a dream for any wedding guest seeking to achieve a bold ultramodern look.


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2. Clayton Western Hat

Turn heads with this Bailey Western cowboy hat — another must-have hat for a wedding. It’s not for the faint of heart. The cap stands out for its classic western hat design with a pecan or black hue and a smooth grosgrain band for an added touch of elegance. The 4X, long-oval-crown wool felt can be worn comfortably all day and in any season. (The wool will help keep your head warm during a cool autumn or winter wedding day.) Giddy-up to get these popular hats forwedding guests if you want to look and feel your best for the big day.


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3. Gracie Boater Hat

This one’s for the ladies. Helen Kaminski’s Gracie hat with a ribbon and bow may be the missing piece to your wedding day ensemble if you’re looking for a sophisticated addition. The hat’s inside band can be adjusted to ensure your comfort. It also boasts a sun protective factor rating of 50+, making it perfect for a spring or summer wedding in the sun. You’ll love the hat’s raffia braid material, which is sustainable, chic, and moisture-resistant — perfect for those humid days and sweaty nights.

Choose a Gracie hat with a black, green, or cream-colored ribbon based on your preference. Match the ribbon with your shoes, dress, jewelry, and handbag for a cohesive look that’s sure to draw compliments.


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4. Rosie Cloche

Show the happy couple you take their union seriously by wearing one of the top hatsfor wedding guests: the Rosie Cloche from Helen Kaminski. This raffia crochet cloche is a must-have for a summer event with colors ranging from black to natural and a handy string for adjusting the hat’s size. The cap also comes with a neoprene inside band, which resists water and sunlight to protect you from the elements. You’ll love the fact that this hat for a wedding will retain its shape after being rolled up and packed in your suitcase if you’re traveling out of town for the wedding.


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5. Riviera Cap

Wide-brim hats are all the rage for modern weddings, and this beauty from Helen Kaminski is no exception. The Riviera offers the perfect mix of fashion and function, offering a stylish design and sun protection with its round crown. This tan hat for weddings comes with a cream-colored or brown knotted ribbon band for a charming wedding look, and the palm material adds visual interest with its gorgeous texture.


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6. Newport Bretton Hat

This Helen Kaminski statement-maker is another in-demand ladies’ hat for a wedding. Bretton hats have fancy-looking round crowns and are made from lightweight, breathable raffia palm to keep you cool in the spring or summer wedding season. This stunning hat comes in multiple color combinations to match your wedding guest dress, including a tan body with a complimentary lavender or black ribbon.


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7. Polished Wool Pork Pie Hat

Gents searching for extraordinary hatsfor wedding guests can’t go wrong with this straight-brimmed pork pie hat from Trimmed & Crowned. Pork pies are wedding favorites due to their unique shape. This hat has a flat crown with a flat top and a patterned under-brim that will make you stand out in the crowd. Trimmed & Crown’s captivating USA-made wool pork pies work well for contemporary and vintage autumn and winter weddings. Show off your confidence and suave side with this matchless wedding accessory!


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8. Derby Hat

The Derby Hat from Bailey 1922 was highly sought after in the late 1800s and is experiencing a resurgence in the 2020s. This wool felt cap continues to pair well with overcoats and suits, including your favorite wedding suit or jacket combined with chinos and a tie. Choose this hat for a tailored wedding look that will make onlookers swoon at your upcoming winter wedding ceremony and reception. Your Go-To Source for Hats For Weddings is your leading provider of fearlessly expressive hats for all occasions. Our trendy hats allow you to confidently express yourself and instantly upgrade your ensemble.

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