One of the most visible trends that erupted from Fall 08 fashion week in New York was the hat trend. When something is so clearly on it's way to the forefront of fashion, and we've still months to go before the collections hit the stores, there has to be a way to make due. Luckily, hats for Fall 08 came in all shapes and sizes and so finding one for Summer shouldn't be too difficult. On a practical note, wearing a hat in summer has countless benefits including protection from the sun and a solution those limited clothing options when it's ninety degrees outside. That said, here are our favorite hats for Summer 08, some for the beach and some that might actually take you straight into the Fall trend.