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36 Fall Hats That Are Sure to Turn You Into a Hat Person

Vogue logo Vogue 10/10/2021 Laura Lajiness
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This summer nostalgia, yet again, spurred a throwback interest: hats—namely, the bucket hat and baseball cap—from cotton to terry and logo-emblazoned versions. But now, the best fall hats for women are on deck for cooler weather, from cashmere beanies to leather berets and wool wide-brims. Yes, the woven straw fedoras, cotton caps, and visors of summer and holiday getaways hold a special place in our hearts. But with autumn’s crisp breeze and desire for all things cozy, fall hats are among the few finishing touches that instantly take an outfit from great to outstanding.

Even if you don’t consider yourself a hat person, there’s undoubtedly a style that might appeal to you. For classic tastes, the wool or felt wide-brim is fail-safe when it comes to statement-making style, whether you’re drawn to a rancher, tall triangle crown, or garden hat. The fedora is a close cousin, with a slightly shorter rim—flawless for day-to-day wear in deliciously rich earthy tones and neutrals. If your excitement for trendy bucket hats and baseball caps has not yet waned, there are corduroy, and velvet iterations with your name on them come fall. Each one is decidedly fitting for the cooler weather while adding a textural element to layered outfits of all kinds. Speaking of texture, oh-so-cozy bouclé and shearling, as well as sleek leather, is prominent on the fall hat scene. From beanies to buckets and berets to baker-boys, you can find just about every silhouette covered in these tactile fabrics. And for those who favor beanies and berets, there’s no shortage of those in luxurious cashmere, warm wool, or cotton crochet.

Ready to stock up on stylish fall hats? Scroll on to discover 36 of the best fall hats for women guaranteed to make a statement.

Wide-Brim

Whether black, ivory, rust, or sage speaks to you, a wide-brim hat in wool or felt is quintessentially fall and no longer exclusive to mountain or southwestern getaways.

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Will+Bear Andy cream hat

$149.00, WILL+BEAR

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Gigi Pip Dakota triangle crown

$112.00, GIGI PIP

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Nick Fouquet wide-brim hat

$1650.00, THE WEBSTER

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Madewell x Biltmore Montana felt hat

$65.00, MADEWELL

Bucket

Lean in to nostalgia by way of the bucket hat for fall in luxe textures like corduroy, wool, or bouclé. Of course, Prada’s iconic nylon can’t be beaten for a ’90s style moment.

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Helen Kaminski Simora hat

$190.00, HELEN KAMINSKI

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Gucci corduroy velvet wide-brim hat

$710.00, GUCCI

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Isabel Marant Hayley logo-embroidered felt bucket hat

$285.00, MATCHESFASHION.COM

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Prada logo-embellished shell bucket hat

$450.00, MODA OPERANDI

Baseball Cap

You can easily transition the baseball cap to fall by opting for rich textures like corduroy, wool, or leather instead of standard cotton or twill.

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Everlane baseball cap

$38.00, EVERLANE

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Varsity Headware Coppo baseball cap

$90.00, VARSITY HEADWARE

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Fendi wool and leather monogram baseball cap

$630.00, SAKS FIFTH AVENUE

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Rag & Bone Lexington baseball cap

$175.00, SHOPBOP

Beanie

The beanie is a cold-weather classic—upgrade your assortment with cashmere fabrications, bolder striped and neon iterations, or a seasonal tone like a rich orange-brown.

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Gap organic cotton ribbed beanie

$25.00, GAP

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Brunello Cucinelli Monili-buckle cashmere beanie

$1095.00, MATCHESFASHION.COM

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The Elder Statesman stripe Watchman cashmere beanie

$375.00, MODA OPERANDI

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Alex Mill cashmere beanie

$98.00, ALEX MILL

Fedora

The fedora is forever, particularly fall’s versions made from wool or felt. If you’ve already got a black one in your collection, a rich brown, olive, tan, or gray is a logical new addition.

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Janessa Leone Auggie hat

$267.00, JANESSA LEONE

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Brixton Reno fedora

$99.00, BRIXTON

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Frances Grey wide-brim fedora

$355.00, NORDSTROM

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Valentino Garavani V-logo felt fedora

$890.00, MYTHERESA

Bouclé and Shearling

You’ve no doubt spotted fall’s surge of shearing and bouclé accessories, from bags to footwear, and hats are, indeed, part of the trend. Choose the Row’s subtle beanie for a timeless look, or go bolder in Gabriela Hearst’s cult alpaca-blend cap.

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The Row Cameri cashmere and silk-blend bouclé beanie

$600.00, NET-A-PORTER

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Lack of Color Teddy faux shearling bucket hat

$80.00, MODA OPERANDI

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Ugh Sherpa faux-fur cuff beanie

$55.00, BLOOMINGDALE'S

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Gabriela Hearst alpaca blend bouclé baseball hat

$550.00, LUISA VIA ROMA

Leather

Look no further than the leather hat for a sleek textural statement, whether in a beret, bucket, or baseball cap shape.

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Nanushka Tarone beret

$225.00, SHOPBOP

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Off-White leather baseball cap

$345.00, SAKS FIFTH AVENUE

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Eric Javits Night Porter leather newsboy cap

$440.00, BERGDORF GOODMAN

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Loewe Anagram logo patch leather bucket hat

$690.00, NORDSTROM

Baker-Boy

The baker-boy or newsboy hat comes with a throwback feel—the silhouette dates back to the 1910s. Go classic with a navy or black version made from felt or wool, or modernize the effect with a pearl-adorned or woven leather version.

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Eugenia Kim Sabrina faux pearl-embellished wool-felt cap

$295.00, NET-A-PORTER

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Saint Laurent felt baker boy cap

$595.00, FARFETCH

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Ruslan Baginsky woven-leather baker boy cap

$581.00, MATCHESFASHION.COM

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Maison Michel New Abby sailor cap

$466.00, FARFETCH

Beret

Channel your inner French woman with a timeless beret. A crocheted or minimal hot pink design will stand out from the crowd, while classic white or black wool never fails.

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Eugenia Kim Faye hat

$195.00, SHOPBOP

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Lisa Yang Saint Germain cashmere beret

$180.00, MATCHESFASHION.COM

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Marine Serre embroidered beret

$510.00, MYTHERESA

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Ganni crochet-knit cotton beret

$96.00, FARFETCH


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