17 best bucket hats from the most covetable designers.

Designer Bucket Hat

Though you might have had quite a collection of bucket hats in the ‘90s, it’s time to take your retro toppers to new levels as they re-enter your fashion lexicon today.

Let’s start at the beginning: this now-classic cap was originally considered a fishing hat, especially in naturally waterproof in wool felt, and eventually useful for sun protection for the US Army during the Vietnam War. Bucket hats were adopted in women’s high fashion during the 1960s, and then became a very popular unisex style in street style during the ‘80s and ‘90s.

In 2022, bucket hats are still in style for men and women, and are brought back every summer. Top fashion brands make sure to have designer bucket hat styles in stock for the great demand they’re sure to bring once the weather warms up.

This is in part because of their utility — they’re great for shielding your face from the sun and protecting your hair during an unexpected downpour. Bucket hats are extremely fashionable because they’re a great ‘90s revival piece. Worn by rappers like LL Cool J, bucket hats will forever be associated with hip hop music of the 1990s and have been named one of the best ‘90s fashion trends.

Are designer bucket hats worth the splurge? We think so. A chic and well-made bucket hat will quickly become one of your favorite vacation pieces. Plus, just think about all those summer events and festivals: wearing a designer bucket hat, you know you’ll look great in all your selfies and photos with friends. Buy a bucket hat that stands out and your friends will never lose you in the crowd. 

From Chanel to Celine; Louis Vuitton, Gucci, and more; shop some extra-special versions of the trend with these high-fashion brands’ takes on the retro bucket hat.

Our Picks


Gucci Leather-Trimmed Denim Bucket Hat

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For the logo-mania lovers, step up your bucket hat game with a leather-trimmed denim style.


Versace La Greca Faux Fur Bucket Hat

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A pink fuzzy bucket hat always gives 1999 Pamela Anderson at the VMA’s vibes. We love that this Versace faux fur bucket hat is extra chic and playful with a colorblock pattern and wide brim.


Prada Nylon Bucket Hat

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Go for the true ‘90s look with a Prada nylon topper, opting for a fun pop of pineapple yellow in the process.


Miu Miu Crocheted Bucket Hat

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Another colorful option comes from Miu Miu in the form of this crocheted bucket hat. Miu Miu definitely understands your need to go all-out this season with this retro ‘90s trend.

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Dior Bucket Hat

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For the girl who wants options, go with a reversible bucket hat style from Dior.


Prada Raffia Bucket Hat

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Instantly get into a summery mood while wearing this raffia bucket hat from Prada. We love the bold color combination of bright orange with a black embroidered Prada logo.

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Burberry Vintage Check Bucket Hat

Shop Now at Saks Fifth Avenue

Though not a traditional logo, there’s something just so iconic about a Burberry check. Find your matching swimsuits here!


Dior Dior Small Brim Bucket Hat

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Going for more of a tomboy look? This designer bucket hat from Dior Union is your perfect solution to mixing high fashion with unisex items.


Louis Vuitton Monogram Bucket Hat

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Complete that head-to-toe Canadian tuxedo with a denim bucket hat from Louis Vuitton with an allover monogram print.


Jacquemus White Bucket Hat

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Keep it classic with an off-white canvas style bucket hat that goes with everything you own.


Valentino Garavani 3D Flowers Bucket Hat

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There is only one word for this bucket hat, and that is “wow.” This 3D Flowers Bucket Hat is a big investment, that’s for sure. But here’s another sure thing: you’ll need to start practicing saying “Thanks, it’s Valentino.”


Fendi FF Motif Interwoven Bucket Hat

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Take the well-known Fendi logo and turn it on its head with a summery woven design.


Dries Van Noten Ombre Topstitched Twill Bucket Hat

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This bucket hat by Dries Van Noten gives all the right vibes for summer fun. We love the colorful ombré stripes that give almost a spray-painted effect. You know this hat is absolutely packable! 

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Dolce&Gabbana DG Knit Bucket Hat

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Are you ready to go red? Check out this knit bucket hat from Dolce&Gabbana, in rosey red with the signature DG logo. Absolute perfection.


Coach Signature Jacquard Bucket Hat

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Add some rosy cheer to your hat game this season with a subtle monogram print.


Chanel Cloche Bucket Hat

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Be bold with a groovy print that mixes the ‘90s vibe of a bucket hat with the psychedelic vibe of the ‘60s.

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Celine Bucket Hat

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Amp up a not-so-basic black with an allover quilted texture with your Celine bucket hat.

If you’re going to try the bucket hat trend, why not really go for it, right? This season, make your first shopping splurge a ‘90s throwback you’re about to fall in love with all over again.

Pro Tip


Don’t know how  you can wear a bucket hat? Don’t fret. From bathing suits to beach dresses, here are 7 Outfits With Bucket Hat That You’ll Love. Or start with a bucket hat in a neutral color like classic black or chic summer white, because these colors will go with everything in your vacation wardrobe. Check out our Top Picks for even more style advice.

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