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35 Hats That Absolutely Belong On Your Head

Leave no head uncovered in 2018.

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1. A beanie with pom-pom ears for being your own furry friend this winter.

Get it from Asos for $24.
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Get it from Asos for $24.

2. A daisy-covered beret to remind you of upcoming spring days.

There's a light at the end of this dreary, cold tunnel. Get it from Free People for $48.
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There's a light at the end of this dreary, cold tunnel.

Get it from Free People for $48.

3. A wide-brimmed wool hat for looking like the fashion icon you know you are.

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Promising review: "This hat has a sturdy, wool felt construction. It's surprisingly warm for something so ornamental, and goes perfectly with my red coat. Would even be good for winter, if you wore your hair down." —Marcie

Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in eight colors).

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4. A beanie with an embroidered patch that tells off cat callers so you don't have to.

Get it from WIldfang for $20.
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Get it from WIldfang for $20.

5. A reliable Carhartt beanie guaranteed to keep your noggin warm.

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With over 4,000 five-star reviews on Amazon, you can't go wrong.

Promising review: "I bought this in charcoal and lost it on a trip, so I bought the exact color again because I missed it so much. Now I'm back to buy it in more colors. It's thick (because it's a watch cap) but I wear it year round in Dallas or Chicago. It's my favorite hat. The fit is snug to the point that I can sling it back without it falling off and it fits over my afro or straight hair the same and doesn't lose is stretch after washing." —CE.

Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in 24 colors).

6. A knit cap with a fuzzy lining for staying warm but stylish.

Promising review: "Really happy with the hat. It was exactly as pictured. Actually nicer quality than I thought it would be. It's somewhat stretchy because it's a knit so I was happy that it wasn't too tight around my forehead like some 'one size fits all' hats can be." —susan oliveGet it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in eight styles).
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Promising review: "Really happy with the hat. It was exactly as pictured. Actually nicer quality than I thought it would be. It's somewhat stretchy because it's a knit so I was happy that it wasn't too tight around my forehead like some 'one size fits all' hats can be." —susan olive

Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in eight styles).

7. A hot pink trapper hat to look like a full-fledged Muppet hunter.

Get it from Asos for $76.
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Get it from Asos for $76.

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8. A vintage-style cloche hat for people who wear gloves even when it's not cold out.

Get it from Amazon for $17.84+ (available in four colors).
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Get it from Amazon for $17.84+ (available in four colors).

9. A quirky beret that will be an eye-deal addition to your outfit.

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Everyone who sees it will be like, 👀 👀 👀

Get it from Valfré for $38.

10. An oversized floppy hat for blocking out the sun and anyone who might try to bother you while you're relaxing.

Promising review: "It arrived in great condition. Just a big thin brown paper envelope with the bagged hat inside. Girlfriend LOVED it. It covers the sun from her eyes without making her head sweat or resting too heavily on her hair. It's easy to match to an outfit too!" —⪪ HortonGet it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in eight styles).
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Promising review: "It arrived in great condition. Just a big thin brown paper envelope with the bagged hat inside. Girlfriend LOVED it. It covers the sun from her eyes without making her head sweat or resting too heavily on her hair. It's easy to match to an outfit too!" —⪪ Horton

Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in eight styles).

11. A baseball hat that shows your dedication to one of the best foods out there: ramen!

Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in 34 colors).
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Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in 34 colors).

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12. A navy baker boy hat for fans of Fieval's style in An American Tail.

When it doubt, always steal fashion tips from cartoon mice.Get it from Asos for $29 (available in sizes S/M or L/XL).
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When it doubt, always steal fashion tips from cartoon mice.

Get it from Asos for $29 (available in sizes S/M or L/XL).

13. A wide brim felt hat to make you look pulled together even on days you're definitely not.

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Promising review: "What a great hat this is! It makes a great dress hat and it goes well with my shirts and ties. Very dressy and makes me look really good." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $24.95+ (available in 13 styles).

14. A charming beanie with a little velvet bow on top for a touch of cutesy flair even on colder days.

Get it from Forever 21 for $6.90.
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Get it from Forever 21 for $6.90.

15. A sequin-covered beret you'll really take a shine to.

Get it from Asos for $32.
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Get it from Asos for $32.

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16. A beanie with jeweled ears that's the cat's meow.

Get it from Nordstrom for $28 (available in four colors).
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Get it from Nordstrom for $28 (available in four colors).

17. A felt boater hat with a leopard print trim for feline like the most fashionable person in the room.

Get it from Asos for $40.
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Get it from Asos for $40.

18. A wool beanie because everyone needs more stuff with Frenchies on it.

Get it from Nordstrom for $68.
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Get it from Nordstrom for $68.

19. A thorny beret that says "do not fuck with me today."

Get it from Valfré for $48.
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Get it from Valfré for $48.

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20. A beanie with a hole in the back so you can show off your ponytail and keep your head warm at the same time.

Promising review: "Great ponytail beanie! Standard women’s hat size fit. Thickness is good and the ponytail hole stretches quite a bit and should work for thick or thin hair. Not as 'slouchy' as other brands I’ve looked at, but the placement of your ponytail can change the look." —LeeAnn BaxtresserGet it from Amazon for $21.99 (available in 21 colors).
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Promising review: "Great ponytail beanie! Standard women’s hat size fit. Thickness is good and the ponytail hole stretches quite a bit and should work for thick or thin hair. Not as 'slouchy' as other brands I’ve looked at, but the placement of your ponytail can change the look." —LeeAnn Baxtresser

Get it from Amazon for $21.99 (available in 21 colors).

21. A wool felt hat with the moon cycle stitched on the side that will really turn the tide on your wardrobe.

Get it from Free People for $200 (available in three colors).
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Get it from Free People for $200 (available in three colors).

22. A classic floppy hat with bow for your next tropical vacay.

Dress for the vacation you want!Get it from Nordstrom for $29.
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Dress for the vacation you want!

Get it from Nordstrom for $29.

23. A bedazzled beanie that's a real gem.

Get it from Boohoo for $4.
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Get it from Boohoo for $4.

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24. A faux fur trapper hat so fuzzy, there's no way you won't be warm wearing it.

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $24 (available in three colors).
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Get it from Urban Outfitters for $24 (available in three colors).

25. A knit beanie that will generously hide your hair when your 'do is being uncooperative.

Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in two colors).
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Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in two colors).

26. A retro felt hat with a floral trim you can tell people you got from a time machine.

Promising review: "I love this hat. It keeps me warm and I have gotten compliments left and right." —Jennifer A SheilGet it from Amazon for $25.60 (available in five colors).
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Promising review: "I love this hat. It keeps me warm and I have gotten compliments left and right." —Jennifer A Sheil

Get it from Amazon for $25.60 (available in five colors).

27. A wide-brimmed hat for making every day feel like a Western.

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Promising review: "I thought this hat was pretty and good for the price! This arrived super fast and came in great condition. I didn't know if the hat was going to fit me, but I decided to order it anyway. In the end, it fit great." —Evelyn Gascon

Get it from Amazon for $14.49+ (available in three colors).

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28. A knit beanie sporting lil' ears that you'll want to fauna over.

Get it from Forever 21 for $4.83 (available in two colors).
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Get it from Forever 21 for $4.83 (available in two colors).

29. A Kermit baseball cap to lower over your face while spilling some tea.

Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in four colors).
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Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in four colors).

30. A knit beanie with a multi-colored pom-pom that will keep you warm, and more importantly, cute.

Get it from Boohoo for $5.
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Get it from Boohoo for $5.

31. An embroidered floral beanie for a burst of blooming life in this winter tundra.

Get it from Forever 21 for $10.43 (available in two colors).
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Get it from Forever 21 for $10.43 (available in two colors).

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32. A floppy hat with tassel trim you can see yourself going to a lot of farmer's markets in.

Get it from Boohoo for $12.
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Get it from Boohoo for $12.

33. A Bluetooth-compatible beanie so you cans listen to tunes without tangling your headphones wires in your scarf.

There's a patch on the side of the hat with buttons to operate the music. It can also take calls; just press play to answer. Promising review: "So glad I purchased it for my ski trip. It's worth every penny: It kept me warm and I was able to listen to music while skiing. The quality is higher than expected. Strongly recommended!" —Jeff AppsGet it from Amazon for $17.99 (available in three colors).
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There's a patch on the side of the hat with buttons to operate the music. It can also take calls; just press play to answer.

Promising review: "So glad I purchased it for my ski trip. It's worth every penny: It kept me warm and I was able to listen to music while skiing. The quality is higher than expected. Strongly recommended!" —Jeff Apps

Get it from Amazon for $17.99 (available in three colors).

34. A floppy hat with an embroidered floral design that will leaf people speechless.

Get it from Francesca's for $34.
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Get it from Francesca's for $34.

35. A stylish five-panel hat for exuding California skater vibes even if you don't have the balance or easy-going attitude to actually be a California skater.

Fake it 'til you make it, my dude. Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in five styles).
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Fake it 'til you make it, my dude.

Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in five styles).

There are no cats in America, but there are plenty of hats.

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