Top Off Your Look with a Wide-Brim Hat!

When it comes to hats, the wide-brim reigns with all its glamour and mystique.  A must-have tradition at derbies, weddings and tea parties around the world, wide-brimmed hats are synonymous with elegance and style.  In fact, these hats are held in such high-esteem that the fashion world has yet to agree on whether you should pick the dress to match the hat, or vice versa!

classic wide-brimmed hats

While many formal occasions call for elaborate decorations using flowers and feathers, ribbons and silk scarves can also be used to express creativity and individuality in more subtle ways.  

Here's a look at how we styled our "Bijou" Silk Scarf in Lemonade to add some retro flare to a monochrome ensemble!  In case you need a quick refresher, a detailed How to Tie a Silk Scarf Bow tutorial is also featured in our previous post. 

Top Off Your Look with a Wide-Brim Hat! Styled with Bijou Silk Scarf in Lemonade by Terracotta New York

Silk Scarf Bijou Lemonade styled with hat Lifestyle photo 2

Oh!  Did we mention that wide-brimmed hats also double as lifesavers by the pool or on the beach?  Recent studies found that, contrary to popular belief, UV protections only "delay the onset of melanoma".  You can never add too many layers between your precious skin and the stingy sun!  Full article from Refinery29 available here

Enjoy, and stay tuned for other summer scarf styling tips next week! Happy Friday! 

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