We love something that pulls double duty — the feeling of really getting your money's worth is bliss. Thus, we love sun hats. We think that, first and foremost, they are for providing protection from the sun. But when they look great? That's a beautiful bonus. Ensure that your summer hat is the best at the beach by checking out our picks below.
Alison Baitz is a freelance fashion and culture writer. When she's not busy chatting about online shopping or rooting out cool new designers, she's interviewing up-and-coming musicians or sampling food for articles and calling it research. She's proud to be a part of the DC-based food zine The Runcible Spoon. Yes, she is on Twitter: @itsmealison.