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Goorin Bros.'s Larchmont hat shop.
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From Classic to Custom, LA's Best Hat Shops for Stylish Toppers

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Goorin Bros.'s Larchmont hat shop.
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Save for moments like our current June gloom, our city's usually 70-and-sunny weather requires topping off your outfit with a stylish, shade-providing hat. Whether you're seeking a cult-cool chapeau of Pharrell-like heights, a classic wool fedora, or a Kentucky Derby-worthy stunner, there are plenty of LA shops offering silhouettes for every dome size.

Below, we've rounded up LA's best hat stores to ensure your head's properly outfitted for summer, from affordable options at retro brand Goorin Bros. to bespoke bohemian styles by superstar milliner Nick Fouquet and more.

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1. Goorin Bros.

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12192 Ventura Boulevard
Studio City, CA 91604
(818) 980-4287
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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]

2. Louise Green Millinery

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1616 Cotner Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 479-1881
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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. Conveniently, she's also having an online sale right this minute. [Photo]

3. Vivienne Westwood

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8320 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90069
(323) 951-0021
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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. [Photo]

4. Nick Fouquet

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853 Lincoln Blvd
Venice, CA 90291
Modern-day Huck Finn (like Madonna, Pharrell, Gigi Hadid, and others) would surely approve of the bespoke boho chapeaus created by Venice-based hat maker Nick Fouquet, who recently relocated to low-key Lincoln Boulevard. The star-faved milliner handcrafts 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. [Photo]

5. Baron Hats

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1619 W Burbank Blvd
Burbank, CA 91506
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]

6. Opening Ceremony

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451 N LA Cienega Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90048
(310) 652-1120
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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]

7. Fred Segal

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8118 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 651-1800
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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]

8. American Rag

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150 S LA Brea Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 935-3154
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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]

9. H Lorenzo

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8660 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90069
(310) 659-1434
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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.

10. Rag & Bone

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1118 Abbot Kinney Boulevard
Venice, CA 90291
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.

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1. Goorin Bros.

12192 Ventura Boulevard, Studio City, CA 91604
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]
12192 Ventura Boulevard
Studio City, CA 91604

2. Louise Green Millinery

1616 Cotner Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90025
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. Conveniently, she's also having an online sale right this minute. [Photo]
1616 Cotner Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90025

3. Vivienne Westwood

8320 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90069
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. [Photo]
8320 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90069

4. Nick Fouquet

853 Lincoln Blvd, Venice, CA 90291
Modern-day Huck Finn (like Madonna, Pharrell, Gigi Hadid, and others) would surely approve of the bespoke boho chapeaus created by Venice-based hat maker Nick Fouquet, who recently relocated to low-key Lincoln Boulevard. The star-faved milliner handcrafts 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. [Photo]
853 Lincoln Blvd
Venice, CA 90291

5. Baron Hats

1619 W Burbank Blvd, Burbank, CA 91506
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]
1619 W Burbank Blvd
Burbank, CA 91506

6. Opening Ceremony

451 N LA Cienega Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90048
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]
451 N LA Cienega Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90048

7. Fred Segal

8118 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046
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]
8118 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90046

8. American Rag

150 S LA Brea Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036
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]
150 S LA Brea Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90036

9. H Lorenzo

8660 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90069
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.
8660 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90069

10. Rag & Bone

1118 Abbot Kinney Boulevard, Venice, CA 90291
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.
1118 Abbot Kinney Boulevard
Venice, CA 90291