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Best Places To Buy A Hat In OC

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Orange County is famous for its fashion, and it boasts some of the best hat shops in the southland. Wherever you live in Orange County, one of these shops is close by and ready to meet your every need when it comes to head wear. Whether shoppers are new to hat buying, seasoned lid lovers or need a hat for a special occasion, these stores have everything shoppers need for head fashion this fall. From vintage fedoras and derbies to fashionable flat caps and quirky costume hats perfect for Halloween, the selection is virtually limitless at these nearby boutiques.

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701 S. Harbor Blvd.
Fullerton, CA 92832
(714) 526-1300

From beanies and fedoras to cadet and cowboy hats, e4Hats in Fullerton has nearly any type of hat to be found this fall. Not only does it stock stylish messenger caps and brim hats, but it also carries costume caps such as propeller, clown and jester hats, just in time for Halloween! E4Hats updates its stock each season to keep customers looking great, and it offers a variety of accessories such as scarves, gloves and belts, to name just a few. Whether you're a seasoned hat shopper or a silly costume seeker, e4Hats is a must-visit shop for hat lovers of all kinds.

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The Hat Box
550 S. Coast Highway, Suite 3
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(949) 497-7335

Specializing in custom designer hats for men and women, The Hat Box is a customer-focused shop that ensures its patrons leave looking and feeling great. Set just south of Main Beach in the artsy city of Laguna Beach, the Hat Box features creative straw and felt hats, as well as fedoras, feathered fascinators and much more. One size does not fit all, and the Hat Box takes the time to tailor its head wear for just the right fit. Serving Laguna Beach and south Orange County for over 25 years, the Hat Box is a great place to shop for fall hat fashion.

Related: Best Places For Men's Accessories In OC

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4199 Campus Drive
Irvine, CA 92612
(949) 660-0938

With virtually any style of hat in stock, Caplee is definitely a one-stop shop for head wear. Snappy pub caps, camouflage and trucker caps and berets and bucket hats are just a few of the many styles available for hat lovers. Caplee is conveniently located next to UC Irvine in the University Town Center, right between the 405 and 73 Freeways, making it very easy to access from anywhere in Orange County. For a huge selection at a great price, Caplee simply can't be beat.

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Joyride: Vintage For Men
109 W. Chapman Ave.
Orange, CA 92866
(714) 771-2118

Joyride is the store all of the Orange locals are talking about when it comes to swanky head wear. Dapper derbies, fashionable fedoras, straw hats, flat caps, costume hats and more are available at amazing bargain prices. In addition to hats, guests can find snappy accessories like vintage ties, belts and canes to create an entire ensemble, or shop for great costumes, just in time for Halloween. Located right in the heart of Orange County in the Old Towne District of Orange, Joyride Vintage turns a trip to downtown Orange into a stylish stroll through history.

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Village Hat Shop
429 Shoreline Village Drive
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 624-1141

With new sun hats, ivy caps and fedoras in stock, now is the time to visit the Village Hat Shop in Long Beach. The people at the Village Hat Shop absolutely love hats, and they work hard to keep a fresh inventory of seasonal styles available, including novelty and costume hats for Halloween and fun special occasions. With a huge variety of styles and brands to choose from, shoppers can experiment with new looks and find hats they never knew they wanted. The Village Hat shop is a hat lover's paradise, and it is famous for its outstanding customer service.

Related: Best Sunglass Shops In Orange County

David McDonald is a freelance writer covering all things Orange County. His work can be found on


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