Well, it all started with Jacquemus Spring Summer Runway, and now you literally see it everywhere. Yes, the oversized hats are really a huge trend this year, and I am already starting to think that it might be here to stay. The runway which was hosted in a lavender farm had a reason for that. The designs were inspired by the farmers style with oversized silhouettes, and farmer hats and tiny lunchbox style bags because really farmers probably only carry food to the fields. I wish I was there, but nonetheless, thanks to YouTube we can still be part of that experience.
That runway marked two big trends for this year, huge straw hats and tiny bags. While I am really not a fan of the tiny bags, I really see myself enjoying the huge hats for years. I am a big believer in making a statement with one accessory and I think an oversized straw hat does that for this summer. There is a reason why the farmers wear them, it provides protection from Sun and Rain and helps them work for longer hours. I know I probably am not going to use the hat for working longer hours, but the hat does help to stay out in the sun longer without worrying about Sun damage.
I really fell in love with huge Jacquemus hat style, which creates a drama even in the most basic of outfit. You kind of draw attention to yourself in the hat and feel like Royalty to be honest, it feels like a crown. While I haven’t come to terms with justifying purchasing the original design, I really wanted to start with wearing the trend in a cheaper alternative and found it in Lulus. Gosh, I really didnt expect the hat to look this gorgeous in person and also look this expensive for the price.
The weaving of the hat is very intricate and that is what surprised me that it would be so cheap for the design and craftsmanship. The natural color of the hat makes it very versatile and the black fabric stitched around the rim, adds a lady like vibe or more like Parisian vibe to the hat and that makes this hat perfect for a beach or pool side as well as in a coffee shop in Paris. The head cap of the hat is not deep which is a perfect design, because you really dont want to completely sink in to these styles of hat and you know why, because rim is already too wide that you can literally not see a person. I think this makes it perfect as an umbrella too. Dont you think?
What I am wearing?
The hat is a perfect round and the thing that I really love about the style is the floppiness. Though I love structured styles, I love this more morphed structure because it makes it wearable and guys this hat also can be rolled to be carried like a yoga mat. So, I really cant wait to take it out on my next vacation whenever that happens. For now, I will just enjoy it while doing a picnic on my lawn, which now needs a lot of water thanks to the warm weather. Guys, I am on it, trust me.
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This hat gave me the perfect summer vibe and so I decided to pair it with an all white outfit. The skirt and top are an old piece in my collection which create a Bali vibe to be honest and I am all about it these days. And I added my Chloe slides which are perfect summer slide and if you haven’t gotten them already, then what are you waiting for. They are the perfect summer slides that you have ever own. Now, this is not the only way I will be styling these, so if you are interested in seeing more styles, you can come hang out with me on Instagram to see more ways I will be styling the hat.
This hat made me wanna look for more options out there and I am sharing some of my favorite options out there with different colors.
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Let me know your thoughts on this huge hat style, do you like it or do you hate it?