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Our preferred method of keeping our cool? A sassy hat to keep us in the shade. We’re here to give you our top picks of the moment (and where you can find them on Instagram) so you can stay protected, stay in style, and keep supporting up and coming homegrown brands.
QAREB // @qareb_eg
This brand is bringing back everything we loved about the 90s, printing their designs on bucket hats, oversized shirts, and socks. Shop at qarebegypt.com
MERVIN COLLECTIONS // @mervincollections
Handmade hats that are summery and even sometimes handpainted, these charming little accessories are available at mitcha.com or at Jay Diplo in Sahel.
HEADS UP // @headsup.eg
Making baseball caps and only that, this niche brand pretty much makes every design in the book. McDonald’s fries, Tupac, Pikachu— it’s all there, dudes. Shoot them a message on their Instagram page for orders.
TALKING HATS // @talkinghats
From sun hats to fedoras, Talking Hats brings a handpainted flair to sun protection. Shop for their products at Boutique 17 or Mounaya boutique.
GARADEL // @garadel.eg
Garadel - meaning ‘buckets’ in Arabic - is the cheeky local brand making bucket hats a thing again. Tie-dye, denim patches— basically, everything old is new again. DM their page for orders.
FLYING MNKY // @theflyingmnky
This new brand makes bucket hats in practically every possible hue in the colour spectrum. Shop at flyingmnky.com
UNTY // @untydesigns
This streetwear label uses the coolest graphic designs on shirts, hoodies, socks, and - in case you haven't caught on to our running theme yet - bucket hats. Shop through www.unty.co