• Free Delivery For Online Orders Over R1000

    We are pleased to offer FREE courier delivery for orders over R1000 made on our website. This applies to all destination in South Africa.

    Browse our full range of hats for men, women and children as well as our UPF50+ umbrella that is  excellent for golf. We have also added a new Gilly bag, a versatile accessory that compliments our sun hats. The Gilly bag is a particularly matched with the Breton, Gilly and Capeline styles. Ordering online is easy to use and safe. We also have a brilliant team to assist with any queries if required.

    How Our Online Free Shipping Works

    Follow these steps to make use of our free courier facility for orders over R1000: 

    • Visit our website www.sunhats.co.za.
    • Select the items you wish to purchase. The free shipping facility will automatically show on orders over R1000.
    • Add your items to your cart.
    • Proceed to checkout.
    • Add a delivery address that is occupied during office hours.
    • Continue to Shipping Method.
    • The Free Shipping option will be automatically selected. Do not select another option as you will loose your free delivery.
    • Proceed to payment.

    Sun Hat Delivery Options

    For orders to any destination in South Africa under R1000, we offer delivery either via SA Postal or a courier service. We also offer delivery to outside of South Africa by registered parcel. Read for more on our international shipping, deliveries and return policies.

    Emthunzini Hat Stockists

    We understand that sometimes you may want to try our hats on before ordering. Our hats are available at over 500 stockists across southern Africa, Mauritius and the Seychelles.

    To find a stockist closest to you visit the stockist section of our website. Select the region and the system will list stockists closest to you.

    Alternatively contact us via email on gilly@sunhats.co.za or call on +27 (0) 22 409 2160 we are here to assist you.


    Posted by Carol Olive
  • New Style Hat for Women: Malibu

    We introduce the Malibu UPF50+ sun hat. A new style hat to add to our E-Collection range

    Malibu---SRP: R775.20 

    Our E-Collection range of sun hats are for those who want to take their style up a notch. The Malibu hat, a crocheted raffia fedora style ladies hat with a pinched crown, has a string of diamanté around the crown. This adds a fashionable touch to finish the stylish look.

    Malibu Sun Hat Features

    • 100% raffia straw
    • Spot washable
    • UPF50+
    • Size: 58cm
    • CANSA approved
    • Internal drawstring adjusts to fit 

    Malibu CANSA Approved Sun Hat

    Our Malibu sun hat has been awarded the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) Seal of Recognition (CSOR) symbolizing that it offers assurance of protection against the harmful effects of the sun.

    Look out for the UPF50+ swing ticket on your Malibu hat. This shows that it has been specially tested and verified as meeting the UPF50+ requirements. 

    UPF50+ is the numerical rating given to a clothing item to indicate how effective the fabric blocks ultraviolet (UV) radiation. The highest UPF rating a garment can be assigned is UPF50+, a product that provides excellent protection from UV radiation.

    The Malibu sun hat is not only stylish but sun safe too.

    Shop the Malibu online. 

    Posted by Carol Olive
  • Featured: New Gilly Bag

    We are delighted to introduce the Gilly bag. Our first accessory to complement our range of hats.

    Available in four colours – seafoam, navy, bright red and ivory – the Gilly bag is the perfect bag for the beach, travel, shopping or just a day trip. It is crushable and has an inner pocket with zipper for valuables.

    Choose a colour to suit your style and complement it with a hat. We recommend the Breton, Gilly and Capeline hat styles.

    Gilly Bag Features

    • 100% polyester
    • Machine knitted
    • Hand washable.

    Free Shipping over R1000

    Take advantage of our FREE shipping offer. Order your Gilly bag and hat online, to the value of R1000, and get free courier delivery to anywhere in South Africa.

    Gifting the Gilly Bag

    The Gilly bag makes the perfect gift. Send as a gift online and personalise it with a message. Gifting made easy!

    For queries about our Gilly bag please email us on gilly@sunhats.co.za or message us on Facebook.

    Posted by Carol Olive
  • Win Hats in 2017 Heritage Day Competition

    Calling all South Africans to celebrate Heritage Day in style! Enter our hat giveaway competition and stand a chance to win a his and hers Callum hat to wear on Heritage Day.

     Emthunzini Hat Heritage Day Compeition


    The Callum hat in available in brown check or pewter grey and three hat sizes. This new style is suitable for both men and women. The hat is made from 2cm folded ribbon with a waxed cord trim crown. The chin strap makes it a winner for any outdoor activity.

    Callum Hat Features

    • UPF50+
    • 100% Polyester
    • Hand washable
    • Size: 58cm, 61cm & 63 cm
    • Chin strap adjusts to fit

    Be Sunsafe on Heritage Day and Wear a Hat

    The sun is as harsh in winter as in summer. Be sun safe and wear sun protective hats and clothing when out and about enjoying Heritage Day.

    Our UPF50+ sunhats are endorsed by The Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA). This means that they offer the assurance of protection against the harmful effects of the sun.

    The Callum hat carries a UPF50+ swing ticket meaning that they have been specially tested and verified as meeting the UPF50+ requirements.

    Enter 2017 Heritage Day Hat Competition

    To enter the Heritage Day competition all you need to do is answer this easy question on our website: What two colours is the Callum hat available in?

    Competition closes midnight 15 September 2017.

    The winner will be randomly selected on the 16 September from the first correct answer and notified by email. T&C's apply.

    For any queries on the competition and our CANSA approved sun hats please email on gilly@sunhats.co.za.

    Good luck and enjoy celebrating Heritage Day in style!

    Posted by Carol Olive
  • LAUNCH: 2017/2018 Sunhat Styles & Colours

    We are super excited to launch our 2018 sunhat styles and colours for men, women and children. We have included a summary of the seven new styles and all of the new colours. Our updated range of sunhats are available to view and purchase online along with details and colours for each hat.

    Five New E-Collection Sunhat Styles

    Emthunzini New Style Hats

    We have added five new exciting styles to our E-Collection range of sunhats – the Malibu, Callum, Mona, Rosie and Textured Breton.

    E-Collection: Malibu Women’s Sunhat

    Crocheted raffia fedora style ladies hat with a pinched crown and finished with a string of diamanté. Shop the Malibu sunhat

    E-Collection: Callum – Women and Men’s Sunhat

    This folded ribbon hat has a waxed cord trim crown and chinstrap. Available in pewter grey and brown check. Shop the Callum sunhat

    Read more about the Mona, Rosie and Textured Breton sunhats in our previous blog.

    Two New UPF50+ Sunhat Styles

    New Style Emthunzini Hats

    We’ve added these two great looking, high quality, UPF50+ sun protective hats to our existing range.

    Lizzie – Women's Hat

    This is the most popular selling sunhat in Australia, The Lizzie is a 100% polyester machine-knitted hat. It is lightweight and squashes into any pocket or backpack. Available in mixed camel and seafoam. Shop the Lizzie sunhat

    Petite Gilly – Women and Girl's Hat

    This popular style is now available for smaller and younger heads! Available colours are bright red, navy and white. Shop the Petite Gilly sunhat

    2018 New Colour Sunhats

    Here is a summary of the new colours available for our existing sunhat styles. View details and buy online.

    New Colour Emthunzini Hats

    Shop the new Beau colour - mixed brown.

    Shop the new Bella colour – ivory/stone.

    Shop the new Roxy colour - red.

    Shop the new Bianca colour - natural.

    Shop the new Celeste colour - copper.

    Shop the new Capetonian colour - navy.

    Shop the new Stevie colour - natural/black/grey.

    Shop the new Calypso colour - navy.

    Shop the new Sydney colours - black/white and black.

    Shop the new Scrunchie colour - turquoise.

    Shop the new Croc bite children’s hat colour - pink.

    Download our 2017/2018 catalogue for our full range of sunhats. Browse and purchase sunhats on our website: www.sunhats.co.za.

    Posted by Aminadav Glickshtein