How well do you rock a hat? Whether you’re daydreaming of your next tropical vacay or looking for a statement headwear for an important event, here’s where to shop stylish Panamas, fedoras, caps and straw hats in Singapore
We totally get it: finding a statement fascinator or fedora in Singapore is like finding a needle in a haystack… And like every other accessory, every gal (or dude) needs a hat in their wardrobe, whether it’s for a wedding, amping up a simple outfit, or getting your dapper on. So heads up, people — here’s our list on where to shop for gorgeous fascinators, straw hats, cool caps, designer Panamas and everything in between.
Hat of Cain
Handmade Panama hats for your next vacay
For genuine Panama hats, look no further than Hat of Cain. The first-ever hat salon in Singapore that specialises in authentic, hand-woven Panama hats from Ecuador, Hat of Cain offers more than 20 styles, ranging from beautiful wide-brimmed ladies hats to cool fedoras in wool suited for men. They also provide private appointments and personalised fittings for a one-of-kind style you can truly call yours. You’ve seen them all over Insta: you know you need one too.
Hat of Cain, 18 Joo Chiat Terrace, Singapore 427186, p. 8809 6242. Private appointments on week-nights upon request
Designer sun hats for a poolside bash
All about designer threads? Then add gorgeous, luxe straw hats by Eugenia Kim, street style must-haves by Rag & Bone, and statement beanies and hats by Maison Michel to your wardrobe. Net-A-Porter is never short of beauties: you’ll be daydreaming your next vacay or beach visit as you scroll through its endless hat collection.
Net-A-Porter, available online
Shopping at Tiffany’s
Fancy headwear for a glamorous event
Even better than that blue box we love, Shopping at Tiffany’s helps ladies who are challenged by time, size and just creativity in their attire. Tiffany’s can host you in their store in Tanglin Mall, away from the Orchard crowds. Their super helpful sales assistants can help you find the perfect headwear, be it a hat or fascinator.
Shopping at Tiffany’s, #02-03, Tanglin Mall Singapore, 163 Tanglin Road, Singapore 247933, p. 6887 4461
Bespoke headwear for special occasions
Founded by a self-taught, Singapore-based Australian milliner Kathryn Campbell, this fascinator and pillbox hat studio will have you wanting its sophisticated, derby-esque headpieces on your hat stand. Demure-looking, and decked with beautiful artificial flowers and brightly coloured feathers, the headwears from Hats Off will surely create a lasting impression on others.
Hats Off, e. firstname.lastname@example.org. By appointment only.
Affordable hats for all occasions
For a savvy budget-friendly alternative, head to Far East Plaza and look out for Talisman’s store. Under $100, you can find a range of headgear like funky fedoras, flat caps and over-the-top fascinators. Aside from Far East Plaza, you can also find its other outlets at Plaza Singapura in Dhoby Ghaut, Westgate in Jurong and Junction 8 Shopping Centre in Bishan.
Talisman’s, various outlets across islandwide.
Heads of State
Sustainable, statement hats for a bold style
Looking for eccentric, chic, and fun all in one piece of headgear? Singapore’s headwear brand, Heads of State, is your solution. Helmed by the utterly creative Chee Sau Fen, Heads of State dishes out hats that are bold, loud, and more importantly, sustainable. Designing hats without the use of glues, chemical sprays and whatnot, Heads of State is the spot for you to be fashionable and at the same time, protect the environment – amen to that!
Heads of State, available at various stockists
Designer summer hats for the gorgeous beaches
Brimming with over 250 covetable names, Club 21 will make sure you find something perfect. Summery, wide-brim hats by Sophie Anderson, half-brim hats by Ilariuss, fedoras by Rag & Bone, printed caps by Undercover and many more, you’ll be totally spoilt for choice when doing some hat shopping here!
Club 21, available at multiple locations
If hand-sewn vintage-inspired hats are your thing, Eskpade is your go-to store. Using haute couture and traditional craft techniques such as millinery, French hand-embroidery and more, Eskpade Millinery offers bespoke embroidered headpieces that are influenced by old-school glamorous vixens like Audrey Hepburn and Dita Von Teese. They also have headwear inspired by Disney’s villains; imagine donning Maleficent horned headgear – how sinister!
Eskpade Millinery, 33 Mohamed Sultan Rd, #02-11, Singapore 238977, p. 9636 3260. By appointment only.
Bold street headwear for a double take
Another multi-label store at orchardgateway, Superspace stocks a plethora of hip cult snapback caps from cool names like KTZ and British milliner Piers Atkinson. Perfect for avant-garde fashionistas of both sexes.
Superspace, #02-18, orchardgateway, 277 Orchard Road, Singapore 238858, p. 6702 6522
Cool hats from cult brands
For all things trending, head over to kapok. This cult lifestyle and design boutique delivers quality accessories including hats from an assortment of hip brands sourced in Singapore and around the world. With its signature standalone label ‘Future Classics’ releasing its new line of pastel caps, as well as cool beanies and miki hats from cult labels like Lazy Oaf, Maison Kitsune, and Beton Cire, you won’t be walking out without one on your head!
Kapok, available at 2 locations including National Design Centre and Tangs
Keeping it casual with caps and bucket hats
If you prefer a more casual street style, this multi-label boutique nestled conveniently at orchardgateway offers trucker caps and bucket hats from streetwear brands from Lazy Oaf (from London), Penfield (from the US) and Cavemancvm (from Singapore). Prices start from $55 — an affordable investment for looking this fly.
Actually, #03-18, orchardgateway, 277 Orchard Road, Singapore 238858, p. 6735 3118
Snapbacks for days
Stock your baseball cap and snapback collection at Da’Cave Store, tucked in the depths of Queensway Shopping Centre. Focusing on streetwear and urban fashion, this cap haven carries brands such as New Era Cap co, Zephyr Graf-x USA caps, Official cap co, and more off-the-radar names.
Da’Cave Store, #02-37/L, Queensway Shopping Centre, 1 Queensway, Singapore 149053, p. 6471 3751
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