I love hats and boy, do I need them in summer. You may be thinking this sounds weird since, obviously I’d need a warm hat more in the winter months of Chicago but don’t forget—pigmentation, my friends! Exposing yourself even with 1,789 so-called SPF, your face is still at risk for splotchy pigmentation problems, so hats off to hats! They’re oh-so-fabulous! AND–they save your skin.

In hopes of understanding which hat is best for all, I consulted with one of the top internationally renowned hat milliners there is: Loreta Corsetti (seen in the image above). Here’s her advice:

Hat Tips for Different Face Shapes!

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2. Long-shaped Faces

"Choose something with a shallow, rounded crown and a breton or upturned brim that can be worn at an angle. The cloche or "bell" in French is also a good choice if the brim is flipped up."

Do you have any hat advice and tips to share? Do tell!