Trends in hats for summer of 2011 factor in both comfort concerns and also take a decidedly close to the head approach, featuring cute, flirty hat styles that do little for comfort but a lot for style. Hats can be an essential summer accessory, especially when temperatures climb and you are seeking a way to lend style to your attire and at the same time protect delicate skin and eyes from harmful ultraviolet rays. Learn more about the latest trends in hats for summer of 2011 and select the styles that will work best for your style preferences and comfort needs.
Pulling forward the classic Audrey Hepburn wide brimmed hat into the 21st century, brims have gotten wider and quite a bit floppier, adopting a casual chic that can be as at home with a sundress or a pair of casual jean shorts, or paired with an elegant cocktail gown for a mid-afternoon reception. Best of all, the wide floppy brimmed hat provides essential protection from the sun's harmful raises, helping you keep a youthful appearance.
The hat-cap, as 2011's summer close fitting hats may be more accurately described as, is a fun and flirty addition to your summer wardrobe. Featuring appliquéd flowers and floral designs, the close fitting floral hat-cap is a great choice for your inner artist to come out and have a bit of fun as summer continues.
The fedora hat has yet to see a waning of its enduring popularity, and for a good reason. Combining a medium brim with a classic style that blends comfort and chic, the fedora is designed to go wherever you go into your fashion explorations.
East meets west and north meets south in the upsurge in popularity the cowboy hat is enjoying across the United States and in Europe this summer.