Remember when you were a little girl and your mother dressed you up in an Easter dress with a matching Easter bonnet? Sometimes the bonnets were cute. However, many times they were just obnoxious.
Now that you are all grown up, it doesn't mean you should ditch the idea completely of wearing a hat on Easter. Hats can be elegant, flirty and fun. Here are some of our favorite hats for women this Easter.
For an Outdoor Brunch
1.Nordstrom Paillette Ribbon Hat This black and white wide-brimmed grosgrain ribbon hat is perfect if you are having brunch outdoors on the patio at your country club or a local eatery. At just $68 from Nordstrom, you can't beat the price.
2.Helen Kaminski Raffia Braid August Hat Another great choice, this hat features a silk scarf top that is sophisticated and chic. It comes in Natural/Powder or Natural/Black. Available at Bloomingdale's, this hat is $195.
For a Day at the Park With Family
3.Juicy Couture Malibu Reversible Terry Hat This Juicy Couture hat comes in white, pink or navy. It features the Juicy logo and a removable strawberry charm. Perfect for springtime, this hat is available from Nordstrom for $70.
4.Dolce & Gabbana Metallic Pewter Ball Cap Just because you are out playing with the family doesn't mean you don't want to look good. This slick metallic baseball cap features gold studs around the brim. It's a luxury buy at $225 from Neiman Marcus.
For a Casual Dinner Date
5.Hat Attack Organic Cotton Yacht Cap Easter is a great time for a first date. Make it casual and dress accordingly. Choose a flirty, fun hat like this pink striped yacht cap. It also comes in blue stripes, solid blue, white and oatmeal. It's quite a bargain at only $32 from Bloomingdale's.
6.Eric Javits Squishee Straw Cap This bright fuchsia hat makes a bold statement. Perfect for an outdoor date, it blocks 95% of UV rays and it can be folded and packed without losing shape. For $150, you can get this hat at Nordstrom.
If you don't want to wear a hat, you don't have to skip the headwear altogether. Choose a headband or scarf in fun prints or solid pastels that are perfect for Easter.