Men’s sun hats that your favorite plus-one needs for a summer in the sun.

Men’s Sun hat

Though you have an endless arsenal of sun hats for yourself, what about your best guy? After all, his face and eyes deserve just as much attention as yours! Ahead, shop all of our favorite sun hat styles for the chicest men in your life—from ‘90s-inspired bucket hats to classic baseball caps and everything in between.

Our Picks

Best Trucker Hat

Vineyard Vines Whale Dot Performance Trucker Hat

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For your preppy plus-one, shop a mesh-back baseball cap with the Vineyard Vines whale logo on the front to shield his eyes from the sun…on and off his boat.

Best Retro Mens Sun Hat

Paul Smith Stripe-Ribbon Mens Sun Hat

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You’re not the only one who is borrowing from your grandmother’s closet when it comes to your beach vibe. Let him channel the 1930s with a straw fedora.

Best Outdoor Mens Bucket Hat

Beechfield Unisex Outback UPF50 Protection Summer Hat

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For that outdoorsman in your life, go classic with a waterproof, UPF50 bucket hat with a chin strap that will stay on even when he jumps in the water wearing it!

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Best Mens Baseball Cap

J.Crew Five-Panel Cap

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Just because you’re opting for a sporty baseball cap doesn’t mean that it needs to be boring. This summer, opt for a bright color or bold print sun hat.

Best Sporty Mens Sun Hat

Adidas Victory 3 Bucket Hat

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For a laid-back sporty style for your sun hat, go for a techy bucket hat that boasts lightweight waterproof material, sweatband, mesh ventilation, and more.

Most Colorful Mens Sun Hat

Craig Green Nylon Bucket Hat

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Go classic (yet bold!) with a nylon bucket hat, in a bright shade of Kelly green, no less!

Best Mens Straw Sun Hat

San Diego Hat Company Ribbon Accent Straw Sun Hat

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Go rustic with a straw weave, complete with an understated brown band to elevate the look.

Best Classic Mens Sun Hat

Gap Washed Baseball Cap

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Of course, you can always go super classic with a cotton baseball cap that he’s worn since he was a child…and still rocks like a pro today.

Best Designer Bucket Hat

Prada Re-Nylon Triangle Logo Bucket Hat

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The 90s were nothing without bucket hats. And from Prada’s nylon line, no less. They’re back and better than ever—in a slew of rainbow hues, too!

Pro Tip


Whether he’s a purist, wearing nothing but baseball caps; looking to channel the beachside with a straw topper; or loves harkening back to the ‘90s with a bucket hat; there is a summer sun hat for your favorite man here.

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