There was a time when women were never seen outside the house without a hat and gloves. It was an era of glamour and fashion that is hard to replicate today. Now, if you’re one of the fashionable women who still love to wear a great hat, it can be very difficult to find options that are made for modern women and that cater to a woman’s sense of style. However, in Denver there are a handful of wonderful shops that are filled with great hats for any occasion, be it formal, casual or somewhere in between. So grab your best girlfriend and head to any of these great hat boutiques in town, where you can get the perfect hat for your own sense of style.
Mariel Boutique
3000 E. 3rd Ave., #8
Denver, CO 80206
(303) 623-1151

The lovely Mariel Boutique in Cherry Creek North is home to one of the largest selections of women’s hats in Denver. You’ll find all the fun styles of hats, perfect for any situation or event. This shop has been offering the best in fashion for Denver’s most stylish women for more than 30 years, so it’s clear that Mariel knows how to put an outfit together. Whether you’re looking for a fascinator or a big floppy hat, whether you’re headed to High Tea, a polo match or a luncheon, you can complete your outfit with the perfect hat from Mariel Boutique. From casual to black tie, Mariel has you covered.

1413 Larimer St.
Denver, CO 80202
(720) 932-9382

Located in the heart of Larimer Square, Denver’s most historic shopping district, Eve is a fashionable boutique for women, specializing in all those fun and unique styles you can’t find anywhere else. One quick glance around this fantastic shop and you’ll love how each outfit is perfectly put together, hat included. Shop by look, or just set out to find the perfect hat to compliment an outfit you already have. With lots of modern styles, hip and trendy lines and all the best looks for today’s stylish woman, Eve is one of those adorable boutiques you simply don’t want to miss. If you’re in search of something special, make sure to chat with the staff at Eve – they’ll help you come up with the perfect hat to adorn any outfit for any occasion.

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3640 W. 32nd Ave.
Denver, CO 80211
(303) 477-3378

The looks at Kismet are fresh, comfortable, stylish and perfect for a busy summer day in Denver. You’ll find lots of great summer hats at Kismet, including those big floppy hats that look amazing on every face, straw hats, woven hats, cowboy hats, vintage hats and more. In fact, for any type of trendy accessory or special gift, Kismet is the perfect place to shop. The styles are the relaxed, easy-going looks that are so popular in Denver, but just fashionable enough and trendy enough to still feel high fashion. It also helps that the Highlands shop is a great little location with friendly service and tons of amazing items to pick up. If you need the perfect hat for your summer vacation, stop by Kismet today.

Goorin Bros. Hat Shop
1410 Larimer St.
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 534-4287

You may be quite amazed at the massive variety found at Goorin Bros. Hat Shop in Denver. It’s almost like walking into a hat museum, where you’ll find high quality hats of every shape and style. From historic vintage looks like the Laura Wilder hat and the Estelle Jones Cloche to modern fedoras, floppy hats, knit hats, Panama hats and more, you can’t go wrong with a visit to Goorin Bros. The hats here are a little bit on the pricey side, but they’re all incredibly well made, and will last you a lifetime, so the investment is totally worth it. Since 1895 Goorin has been the premiere destination for any type of hat, so take the time to visit this historic shop in Denver to find the perfect hat for any occasion or for the perfect gift.

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The Hat Collection
500 16th St., #224
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 623-0005

Located on the second level of the Denver Pavilions Shopping Center, The Hat Collection sits like a beacon of hope for any gal in search of the perfect hat for a special occasion. Fedoras, flat caps, straw hats, beanies and even sports caps, you’ll find lots of great options to decorate your noggin. With tons of different shapes, colors, brands and styles it’s easy to find a fantastic piece to compliment any outfit, and the staff is always happy to help you try on a few pieces as you search for the right fit. Prices here are very reasonable too, so you may even decide to leave the shop with two or three special hats to add to your collection.

Deborah Flomberg is a theater professional, freelance writer and Denver native. Her work can be found at