Okay, ladies, there is just no getting around it: sun hats are a beach essential! Between needing to protect your face from the damaging rays of the sun to trying to tame the fly-away hair from that amazing salty beach breeze, there’s no denying you need the perfect beach hat (or two)!
There are a lot of choices when it comes to beach hats, so we here at Boardwalk Style have put together a list of the top 10 best beach hats of 2016. These hats are sure to protect your face from the sun while making sure you look stylish in that vacation selfie with the waves crashing behind you!
Let’s start with a simple straw classic. You can’t go wrong with this hat. It will match any swimsuit or style and offers great sun protection.
When it comes to wide brim sun hats, this might be the choice for you if you like something bright and eye-catching. Pair this beautiful hat with some big sunglasses and you’re sure to feel like a glamorous movie star!
This fun hat is packable and shapable, meaning you can fall asleep on your beach towel with it on or throw it in your beach bag and not worry about it. It comes in several great colors to match any swimsuit! When it comes to sun protection hats for women, this is an easy choice.
This is another beach hat that’s perfect for traveling! Throw it into your carry-on and go straight to the beach on your vacation! It’s casual, feminine and fun.
This cute sun visor actually rolls up, making it a breeze to travel with. If the wide brim sun hats are just too much hat for you, consider a visor. They offer sun protection with the added bonus that you can easily lean your head back in your beach chair!
Another easy visor! Keep this one in the backseat of your car. This versatile hat will keep you covered (literally) for any number of outdoor activities: hiking, sporting events, strolling the farmer’s market, gardening — and of course relaxing on the beach.
A straw cowboy hat is always great at the beach. It’s a sexy, fun addition to any beach ensemble and will cover even the most out-of-control beach hair. Every woman needs a cowboy hat in her closet!
For a more modern casual look, this straw fedora is sure to meet all your beach needs (and be the envy of all your friends when they see your vacation posts)!
Who said you have to go casual at the beach? Pair this stunning wide brim sun hat with a sundress and you’re ready for the beach — by way of a yacht! This hat is sure to get you noticed!
This sweet sunflower laden straw hat offers great sun protection and is just too cute to leave off the list!
Hopefully these hats will inspire you to plan that tropical vacation or at least head to the nearest beach after work. We just ask that you enjoy the sun responsibly! Don’t travel without sun protection hats for women!
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