Hats are accessories that would take your fashion sense to a whole new level. They make a basic outfit look classy. You just have to play your cards right. If you are looking to stand out from the rest of the men in the crowd, you need to learn how to use hats to accessorize with style. Trendy hats are a sure way to make you stand out. It all requires you to learn the art of headwear well, and you are sure to be a fashion icon.
However, there is a sea of hat options out there. The world of headwear is so diverse. There are a lot of hats, worn on different functions and seasons. The caps serve a lot of different purposes. Where do you even start?
Well, this article gives you the trendiest men’s hat style. There is something for every man. Read on to find out how to style them, and when to rock the best. Let’s get going!
You probably expected to find this hat on the list, here it is. If there is a hat that would receive an award for standing the test of time, fedoras would gladly carry the day. A lot of men have trouble accessorizing their formal wear. Official wear often ends up looking dull. If you are tired of basic official looks, fedoras will save you the burden. A fedora works excellently with classic suits. They are a sure way to make you stand out while going to seal that business deal. They also look excellent when styled with trench coats. You get a classy and sophisticated look without trying too hard.
Fedoras come in a lot of sizes and colors. We suggest that you go with neutral colors and medium-shaped sizes. If it feels right on you, it sure will get those envious looks.
Want your head warm and your style looking hot? Beanies would work out the magic. Beanies were once a mere winter accessory. They were considered an accessory for schoolboys. They have, however, undergone the test of time to become a stylish fashion accessory that can be worn during any season, and by any age group. However, it may be ridiculous to wear beanies in the middle of sunny summer days. The thick knitted material will ensure that your skin retains as much heat as possible. This is not what you want for your summer days.
One of the reasons beanies will not be running out of style anytime soon is that they can be styled to suit most occasions. Their versatility is just incredible. They look excellent with both sleek outfits and streetwear. Other than offering you the opportunity to rock it on different times, there are several ways you can wear your beanie to bring out a whole different effect.
Beanies come in different colors, but gray and navy blue are the ultimate deal. If you want to add more life to your beanie game, go for ones with a propeller on top. They give a more playful and outgoing look.
3. Baseball hats
The list of men’s trendy hats would never be complete without baseball hats. They are considered to be a staple in men’s attire in America. The variations of baseball hats make them an even more exciting accessory to explore. The most loved variations are snapbacks and dad hats. They come in different designs such as constructed, unconstructed and the 5-panel and 6-panel. The caps are an easy way to upgrade your casual or sporty look. Sporty wear may look basic, but with baseball hats, you are sure that you will be a trendsetter. Other than looking stylish, you are sure to protect your face from the scorching sun rays.
If you would love to look simple yet elegant, be sure to throw on a baseball hat when you are outdoors. They are not sophisticated, but they will get girls looking your way admiringly. These stylish accessories have undergone the tremendous stages of fashion evolution. They have managed to stick to the scene from the 70s and they show no signs of retiring.
Berets scream two things: power and confidence. You sure will spot them among bold and fashion-enthusiastic people. Berets are quite versatile headwear. They can be styled in many different ways. With the styling of berets, there is only one limitation; keep your hair as low as possible. Berets do not work well with high hairstyles. One thing you will love about berets is how they add life to an outfit. A brightly colored beret is a sure way to brighten up a dull monochrome outfit.
Another thing you will love about these French-inspired caps is that they let you show off your hair. Well, they may not go well with long hair but they can allow you to show off your mane under the berets.
There are many different ways of wearing berets, but the one we love most is tilting the beret on one side, and pulling the edge slightly towards one of your eyebrows.
5. Bucket hat
The bucket hat was fashionable in the 80s hip hop scene. They remained somewhat famous in the early 90s. They are, however, back and bigger than never before. The current popularity of this hat is still attributed to the rap scene. Bucket hat gives life to any casual and streetwear. They are unique and wearing them spells confidence and boldness. You are not only setting a trendy fashion statement, but they will protect you from the fierce sun rays during summer.
The best thing about bucket hat is the life they come with. A lot of them come in colorful tones and themes. For livelier statements, you may want to go with the brighter bucket hat. They make your fashion style look a little more fun and playful. If you would love to remain conservative, be sure to stick with a neutrally-toned bucket hat.
6. Newsboy cap
This trendy hat is a sweetheart to many, thanks to its versatility. You can rock it with casual, semi-casual and official wear. They also come in different materials such as wool and leather. The newsboy hats are so stylish and bold; you will mostly spot them with celebrities that are considered to be fashion icons. Leonardo DiCaprio is spotted wearing hats several in casual settings such as bike riding. These newsboy hats are also a favorite for Idris Elba and Brad Pitt. You will never go wrong with trends set by such icons.
Another thing that you would love with newsboy hats is that they will enable you to pull off a classic and vintage look. If you want to look like the 80s, a newsboy hat is a perfect accessory to pull off your style. While not everybody dares to rock the newsboy hats, if you opt for this trend, you will have heads turning.
7. Panama Hats
The best aspect of Panama hat is that you can wear them with anything in your closet. They are not limiting. They would look great on a suit or formal wear and you will be the trendsetter at your office. Besides, they will look equally great when paired with any casual wear. Panama hats are also a stylish way to protect your face from the sun rays while at the beach. They are a sure way to take a basic outfit to bold and sophisticated in your summer and spring outfits.
Panama hats exude power and class. Some of the power faces in history can be seen pairing Panama hats with suits, and they look elegant. Winston Churchill is one of the people attributed for making Panama hats popular.
A lot of people conclude that the origin of Panama hats is Panama, but they are initially from Ecuador. Panamas were a trend in the 1950s when almost all men had Panama hats in their wardrobes. After the 60s, they were literally on their death bed. Fortunately, men realized how Panama hats are excellent in creating statements. Thanks to their resilience, these hats never left the fashion scene to date.
There are a lot of people who confuse Panama hats and fedora hats. Well, let’s set the records straight once and for all. A traditional Panama has a dent at the center of its crown and a pinched front. Besides, they are made from creamy toquilla style.
Visors are a stylish way to look stylish in a casual setting. They were once reserved for the games. Tennis players first popularized them. They have, however, come to hit the casual and sporty fashion scene. They would work wonders for golfing as well as leisure stroll to the park.
If you are looking to stand out, yet protect yourself from the sun rays, try out visors. They sure will not disappoint you.
As you make your pick, be advised there are two types of visors: fabric and plastic visors. Fabric visors tend to be long-lasting and more effective than plastic visors.
9. Cowboy hats
Cowboy hats were once considered to be grandpa staple accessories, but that is all long gone. What is a country music or event outfit without a cowboy hat? The cowboy hats were also a fashionable accessory for horse riders. The trend has now broken its initial barriers and is often spotted in the streets. The vast and curved brim of cowboy hats is a sure way to protect you from the sun rays.
These hats work well on country outfits. For a more country-inspired look, throw in country boots to finish up the look. You can also rock your cowboy hat to the streets. They work perfectly well with a t-shirt and a pair of jeans. You will also realize that a lot of people would not rock cowboy hats because they require the boldness and confidence to have them on. Hopefully, you can muster that kind of courage and rock cowboy hats like an icon.
These hard felt hats, with a circular crown, are associated with the rich businessmen of the 1800s. The caps have a circular brim, usually between 2-3 inches wide. Today, they are an accessory popular with the working people. They are often paired well with a suit, and sometimes semi-casual wear. They are ideal to compliment an outfit that involves a leather jacket.
Bowlers are an ideal choice for people who would not be tickled by wide-brimmed hats such as cowboys and fedoras. The wide brims may result in a lot of attention. If you are not about to have all the focus on you, you may want to go with bowlers. They are simple yet elegant. Just so you know, bowlers are also known as derby in the United States.
11. Boater/ straw hats
Boater hats are worn formally or semi-formally by men during summer. They were a staple in the 19th century and later in the early 20th century. They quickly got out of the fashion scene until their re-emergence in around 2010. Their reemergence is attributed to women, but they are equally trendy in the men’s fashion scene.
These straw hats are made of stiff straw material. They have a stiff crown with a flat top. A colorful ribbon is often wrapped around the joint of the crown and the brim. The ribbon is removable in some instances.
These hats were initially designed to be beach hats. However, seeing their suitability in the corporate world, men are often spotted wearing them with suits and on the streets. This is a trend that you would love to embrace for its sheer stunning nature.
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While the shoe you wear as a man says a lot about your fashion style, you can throw in some spice with your hats styles. Borrow one or two trendy hat styles discussed in this post and you are bound to be a fashion great. We hope that we just made your hat collection richer with the style suggestions here. Pick any hat style and you will thank us later when you get all the girls looking your way with admiration.