In case you didn't realise, hats are in. Nothing says you mean (fashion) business quite like a jaunty headpiece and, luckily for you, there are some top spots in Sydney that can sort you out with your headwear of choice. So, whether you're partial to a fedora, or more concerned with what you'll be donning for this year's Melbourne Cup, here are our picks for Sydney's best hat shops.
Strand Hatters | CBD
To all those dapper gentlemen out there, the range of hats at Strand Hatters is guaranteed to meet all your criteria when it comes to finding something stylin' for your dome. We know that quality is important, so Strand Hatters in Sydney's CBD is a no brainer. A huge choice of styles, all made from exceptional materials, whether it be fur, felt, straw, or fabric, you're sure to find what you're looking for.
Nerida Winter | Double Bay
There's something pretty special about a bespoke, hand-crafted hat and Nerida Winter has the art down pat. A big deal in Australia's millinery scene for around 20 years now, Nerida Winter is the place to go if you're looking for beautiful, fashion-forward headwear designs. Adorning the heads of relative unknowns (!!!) such as Miranda Kerr and Megan Gale, Nerida Winter certainly cements its status as one of the best hat shops in Sydney.
Neil Grigg | Paddington
Whether you're heading to the races, or after a special headpiece to walk down the aisle in, Neil Grigg is the bees knees for Sydney hat lovers. With 30 years in the business, Neil Grigg has got you covered when you're after something special and excels in creating investment pieces that you'll keep forever. Best known for his imaginative designs of intricate flowers and beautiful feather-work, this is the perfect place for one off bridal headpieces as well as the kind of race-day headwear dreams are made of.
Axel Mano | Woollahra
There's nothing worse than a hat that's too big. Except maybe one that's too small. Luckily, Axel Mano hats are made here in Sydney with your measurements and style in mind. With a hat made especially for you, from quality materials sourced from Italy, Axel Mano's fine eye for detail and beauty makes it one of the best hat shops in Sydney and will have you turning heads all over town.
Hatmaker | Paddington
With hand-made hats for men and women and styles that have graced the catwalk and the pages of high-end fashion mags, Hatmaker in Paddington is a crucial addition to any list of the best hat shops in Sydney. Milliner, Jonathan Howard started Hatmaker in 2006, and has since been a force to be reckoned with in the fashion industry. Featuring everything from intricate bridal designs to men's leather flat caps (amazing!), a Hatmaker hat is a product that will serve your head fabulously and will stand the test of time.
Image Credit: Pinterest