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How To Rock A Straw Hat Like A Fashion Guru

If you are wondering how to shield your eyes from the powerful sun, there’s nothing quite like a straw hat to keep those UV rays away from your pretty visage. With their oversized brims, woven texture and sometimes colourful adornments, the ubiquitous summer hat is certainly a statement look. From the beach to the city streets, the sartorial possibilities for this look range from easy and breezy to classic and chic. We’ve curated a few outfit ideas, as spotted on Instagram, that just might encourage you to rock a straw hat this season.

Photo: zebranostripes on Instagram 

Neutrals: The straw hat is a timeless neutral piece, and can work easily with a monochromatic colour palette (as seen here). We are liking this woven hat, which is worn with a cropped crochet top and a pair of high-waisted beige shorts. Meanwhile, a woven straw tote accessorized with tiny pom-poms and a pair of flip-flops wraps up this vacation ready ensemble.

Photo: nattiescloset on Instagram 

LBD: Anyone who thinks of the little black dress as a cold weather essential needs to take a closer look at this summertime #ootd. With the addition of a floppy straw hat, this casual black bodycon day dress looks summer-ready. Playful white sunglasses, a woven bag and embellished flat sandals help to complete this look of the day.

Photo: hatsandstraws on Instagram 

Garden variety: Flower power pairs effortlessly with this wide-brimmed hat, which features a contrasting black hatband. After all, there’s nothing quite like an off-the-shoulder flowery dress to bring this warm weather outfit to life. For a romantic and vintage style spin, try accessorizing your favourite blossom-printed frock with a straw topper.



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