Watch CBS News

Best Places To Buy A Hat In Los Angeles

hat 610 header fedora style woman fashion
(credit: shutterstock)

On runways in the haute cities of Paris and New York, hats seem to be completing fashion visions for the fall season. Cloches, fedoras, snow hats and baseball caps add whimsy to complete a fashion statement. This season, fur, knits, berets, fez and classic styles are showing up playfully in a multitude of textures, colors and prints. The runways say it's time to accessorize your head. So get shopping at one of these fine L.A. boutiques to personalize your signature look just like Pharrell did at the Grammy's.

(credit: Opening Ceremony)

Opening Ceremony Los Angeles
451 North La Cienega Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 652-1120

The West Hollywood shop Opening Ceremony has a very Hollywood story being located in Charlie Chaplin's former dance studio. The two-story "mini-mall concept" features brand name shops within a shop, and presents a cool selection of accessories including hats, shoes, scarves and other fun goods. Beanies from Kenzo, Juun J leather baseball caps, patterned knit caps by Patrik Ervell and a Jennifer Behr French Cosette headwrap are just a few hat highlights at Opening Ceremony. The store also houses fantastic brands like Acne, Alexander Wang, Maison Martin and Rodarte.

(credit: shutterstock)

Just One Eye
7000 Romaine St.
Los Angeles, CA 90038
(888) 563-6858

Just One Eye is a high-end L.A. boutique featuring some of the most exclusive fashion designers that sits within Howard Hughes' historic art deco flagship. The eclectic space is also used for collaborative art events and gallery spaces. As far as hats, JOE has a diverse selection for both men and women. With luxury designer names such as Marni, Creatures of the Wind, Gladys Tamez Millinery and Maison Michel, these hats come with style and attitude. While you are perusing, don't miss the fine jewelry offerings, fancy Chloe bags, art and sculptures.

louise green hats
(credit: Lawrence Green)

Louise Green
1616 Cotner Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 479-1881

Louise Green's name is synonymous with hats, and not just what they are wearing on the runways. Louise Green is an inspiration and houses thousands of styles for women and men in her 9,000-square-foot warehouse and factory. Green's select clientele (including a long list of movie stars and celebrities) has visited her to be fitted with that perfect hat. Her creations include couture ladies hats, contemporary hats, cloches, fedoras, pillbox hats a la Jackie O, berets, church hats, straw hats, fascinators and headpieces that will wow at the Kentucky Derby and Royal Ascot.

Related: Best Places To Watch The Kentucky Derby In L.A.

Vivienne Westwood
(credit: Dave N./Yelp)

Vivienne Westwood
8320 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90069
(323) 951-0021

An iconic game-changing fashion designer, Vivienne Westwood's designs continue to inspire men and women. Known for her irreverent edgy styles, Westwood received worldwide attention for the hat Pharrell Williams wore on The Grammy's earlier this year. Handmade in England, this style hat referred to as The Mountain or Buffalo hat sits eight inches tall with a 2.5-inch brim. Available in several shades including camel, black, navy, bordeaux and fuchsia pink felt, you might want to put your order in for next summer – Westwood makes a woven straw version as well.

(credit: Maria H./Yelp)

7700 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles,CA 90046
(323) 944-0631

On the pulse of what is happening in the world of fashion, Joyrich, located on the trendy Melrose Avenue, caters to the street chic style setters in L.A. The Joyrich logo makes its way to beanies, baseball caps and bucket hats for guys and gals. Collaborations with iconic American brands such as Disney, Playboy, Bad Boy and Richie Rich are also popular with Joyrich customers.

Related: Getaway Guide: Have A Relaxing Disneyland Staycation

Sheryl Craig is a writer with a passion for interesting finds and treasures in Los Angeles. She has a background in journalism and public relations. A mother of two daughters, Sheryl integrates her healthy lifestyle into raising her children. Her work can be found at

View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue
Be the first to know
Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting.