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No help here, just sympathy - I love hats but when I had short hair I always looked dreadful in them. I look better when there is at least some hair poking out from the bottom; otherwise, I look bald. But am always too hot to wear hats unless it's several degrees below zero.
There must be some sort of hat rules to help you get one that suits. Like, horizontal striped hats make my large head look bigger. Have you tried a beret? Still not much help, am I?
A beanie that you can put on the back of your head will leave some hair on show (I do this and I have a Jean Seberg-style crop).
Berets can work really well if they are not too large.
With short hair I find you have to think neat and fitted to the head, or asymmetrical so one side of your hair is showing. I once tried on an amazing asymmetrical trilby by Stephen Jones (hatmaker to the catwalks) which was eyewateringly expensive but looked sooo stylish and glamorous. Wish I'd bought it.
I love wearing hats and I love my short hair too. Just keep trying until you find something you like.
I've got short hair and agree with previous two posters. I find the oversized, loose kind of beanies are good, thinking of buying one of these from wrap I have a knitted baker boy cap that looks good too. Lots of people I know with long hair complain they look rubbish with hats so it's just finding something that suits.