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In a city where scarf-and-tee combos are considered acceptable for sunny days, it's no surprise that hats are appropriate for even the cloudiest of skies. From bespoke bowlers and fashionable fedoras to effortless straw hats and avant-garde headwear, there's a silhouette and a shop that'll top off any #ootd style.

Whether you're seeking custom chapeaus or affordable vintage-inspired topper, we've rounded up the best LA shops for shopping this California closet essential. See them all in A to Z order below and let us know in the comments if we overlooked your faves.

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Goorin Bros.

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With five locations serving LA, the family-run, SF-based milliners offer a range of under-$200 retro styles for women, men, and kids, including wool fedoras, straw cloches, and the ever-popular Heisenberg.
Photo: Goorin Bros.

Louise Green Millinery

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For Kentucky Derby-worthy shade with decadence, hit up Louise Green's West LA studio. A favorite among the legendary equestrian event's celebrity spectators and Hollywood costume designers, the veteran milliner specializes in vintage-inspired silhouettes, like elegant Jackie O hats, retro fascinators, vibrant fedoras, and more.
Photo: Louise Green Millinery

Vivienne Westwood

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The rebellious British designer's Buffalo hat already had a a life of its own long before Pharrell's Grammy moment; you can find the 8" tall Peruvian-inspired style in a variety of technicolor hues at her shop alongside her other edgy toppers.

Nick Fouquet

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Modern-day Huck Finn would surely approve of the bespoke boho chapeaus created by Venice-based hat maker Nick Fouquet, who relocated to low-key Lincoln Boulevard from Abbot Kinney last year. The star-faved milliner (Madonna, Pharrell, and Gigi Hadid are a few famous fans) hand crafts custom hats for every dome size, ranging from Mad Hatter toppers to porkpies and fedoras and more classic silhouettes with soul — each finished off with a signature match tucked into the hat band. Be prepare to drop major dough for a one-of-a-kind hat: Fouquet's creations cost an average of $1250. [Photo]

Baron Hats

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Film buffs can channel their favorite silver screen icon (Holly Golightly, Eliza Doolittle, Indiana Jones, to name a few) with a repro topper from this Hollywood-faved millinery studio. In addition to designing hats for stars to wear both on screen and off, the milliners at this Burbank-based shop also create custom chapeaus for the public.
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Opening Ceremony

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Head to the cool-kid boutique if you're seeking toppers from cult-fave labels, like snapbacks by Jenner-repped brand Calvin Klein, wide-brimmed wool hats by Chanel-owned Maison Michel, Kenzo x New Era caps, and M$$XWT bucket hats.
Photo: Opening Ceremony

Fred Segal

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The designer department boutique is home to cool shop-in-shops like Ron Robinson and Ron Herman, where you'll find blogstar-faved hats by Gladys Tamez, Cali-cool fedoras and straw hats by Senssei Studio, Rag & Bone, Hat Attack, and Helen Kaminski; for men, expect to find snapbacks by Maison Kitsune, Freedom Artists, and Haculla.
Photo: Fred Segal

American Rag

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At the luxe La Brea boutique, current cool-kid toppers on offer include caps and more by brands like Junya Watanabe, Norse Projects, Ebbets Fields, Brixton, LA's own Janessa Leoné, and soon, Christy's of London, among others. [Photo]
Photo: American Rag

H Lorenzo

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Avant-garde style stars can expect to find an array of statement-making options at the luxury designer boutique, which stocks whimsical wool berets by Little Girl Granny Sheep, straw hats by Ilariusss, fedoras by CA4LA, and more.
Photo: H Lorenzo

Rag & Bone

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The cult-fave brand's floppy brim fedora is a celeb-faved bestseller, thanks to famous fans like Miranda Kerr, Hilary Duff, Rachel Bilson, and other style stars. It's available in an array of colors (alongside other summer-ready hat styles) at the NY-based label's three LA outposts.

The Shop by Janessa Leoné & Freda Salvador: Platform

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Holding court at Platform until August, the sleek accessories shop is a retail collaboration between SF footwear brand Freda Salvador and LA's own Janessa Leoné. Here, find the local hat maker's signature leather banded fedoras, straw Panamas, and her new collection of luxe leather bags.
Photo: Darcy Hemly

MRKT SILVERLAKE

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Men (or gender-neutral dresses) will find an assortment of avant-garde hats with a raw edge at the cool menswear shop, which exclusively stocks hard-to-find French line Art Comes First.
Photo: Kathryn Page

Nasty Gal

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Pick up affordable straw hats by Australia's Lack of Colour and floppy-brimmed toppers by Cali-based Brixton alongside cool snapbacks, stylish baseball caps, and more.
Photo: @nastygal

Goorin Bros.

Photo: Goorin Bros.
With five locations serving LA, the family-run, SF-based milliners offer a range of under-$200 retro styles for women, men, and kids, including wool fedoras, straw cloches, and the ever-popular Heisenberg.
Photo: Goorin Bros.

Louise Green Millinery

Photo: Louise Green Millinery
For Kentucky Derby-worthy shade with decadence, hit up Louise Green's West LA studio. A favorite among the legendary equestrian event's celebrity spectators and Hollywood costume designers, the veteran milliner specializes in vintage-inspired silhouettes, like elegant Jackie O hats, retro fascinators, vibrant fedoras, and more.
Photo: Louise Green Millinery

Vivienne Westwood

The rebellious British designer's Buffalo hat already had a a life of its own long before Pharrell's Grammy moment; you can find the 8" tall Peruvian-inspired style in a variety of technicolor hues at her shop alongside her other edgy toppers.

Nick Fouquet

Modern-day Huck Finn would surely approve of the bespoke boho chapeaus created by Venice-based hat maker Nick Fouquet, who relocated to low-key Lincoln Boulevard from Abbot Kinney last year. The star-faved milliner (Madonna, Pharrell, and Gigi Hadid are a few famous fans) hand crafts custom hats for every dome size, ranging from Mad Hatter toppers to porkpies and fedoras and more classic silhouettes with soul — each finished off with a signature match tucked into the hat band. Be prepare to drop major dough for a one-of-a-kind hat: Fouquet's creations cost an average of $1250. [Photo]

Baron Hats

Photo: a href="http://www.digitalspectra.biz/gallery.html" target="_blank">Digital Spectra
Film buffs can channel their favorite silver screen icon (Holly Golightly, Eliza Doolittle, Indiana Jones, to name a few) with a repro topper from this Hollywood-faved millinery studio. In addition to designing hats for stars to wear both on screen and off, the milliners at this Burbank-based shop also create custom chapeaus for the public.
Photo: a href="http://www.digitalspectra.biz/gallery.html" target="_blank">Digital Spectra

Opening Ceremony

Photo: Opening Ceremony
Head to the cool-kid boutique if you're seeking toppers from cult-fave labels, like snapbacks by Jenner-repped brand Calvin Klein, wide-brimmed wool hats by Chanel-owned Maison Michel, Kenzo x New Era caps, and M$$XWT bucket hats.
Photo: Opening Ceremony

Fred Segal

Photo: Fred Segal
The designer department boutique is home to cool shop-in-shops like Ron Robinson and Ron Herman, where you'll find blogstar-faved hats by Gladys Tamez, Cali-cool fedoras and straw hats by Senssei Studio, Rag & Bone, Hat Attack, and Helen Kaminski; for men, expect to find snapbacks by Maison Kitsune, Freedom Artists, and Haculla.
Photo: Fred Segal

American Rag

Photo: American Rag
At the luxe La Brea boutique, current cool-kid toppers on offer include caps and more by brands like Junya Watanabe, Norse Projects, Ebbets Fields, Brixton, LA's own Janessa Leoné, and soon, Christy's of London, among others. [Photo]
Photo: American Rag

H Lorenzo

Photo: H Lorenzo
Avant-garde style stars can expect to find an array of statement-making options at the luxury designer boutique, which stocks whimsical wool berets by Little Girl Granny Sheep, straw hats by Ilariusss, fedoras by CA4LA, and more.
Photo: H Lorenzo

Rag & Bone

The cult-fave brand's floppy brim fedora is a celeb-faved bestseller, thanks to famous fans like Miranda Kerr, Hilary Duff, Rachel Bilson, and other style stars. It's available in an array of colors (alongside other summer-ready hat styles) at the NY-based label's three LA outposts.

The Shop by Janessa Leoné & Freda Salvador: Platform

Photo: Darcy Hemly
Holding court at Platform until August, the sleek accessories shop is a retail collaboration between SF footwear brand Freda Salvador and LA's own Janessa Leoné. Here, find the local hat maker's signature leather banded fedoras, straw Panamas, and her new collection of luxe leather bags.
Photo: Darcy Hemly

MRKT SILVERLAKE

Photo: Kathryn Page
Men (or gender-neutral dresses) will find an assortment of avant-garde hats with a raw edge at the cool menswear shop, which exclusively stocks hard-to-find French line Art Comes First.
Photo: Kathryn Page

Nasty Gal

Photo: @nastygal
Pick up affordable straw hats by Australia's Lack of Colour and floppy-brimmed toppers by Cali-based Brixton alongside cool snapbacks, stylish baseball caps, and more.
Photo: @nastygal