How To Wear: Fedora Hats

How To Wear: Fedora Hats
ESSENCE.COM Jul, 20, 2011

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Pair a straw fedora with short shorts and a high heel for a fun contrast between masculine chic and feminine beauty.

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Go for a Boho-chic look inspired look ala Zoe Kravitz. Pair your fedora with shades, a cross body bag and eclectic accessories to get the look.

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There’s no better place for a straw fedora than the beach. Take a page out of Kelly’s book and top off your one piece or bikini with a fedora for a relaxed, beachy look.

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Achieving this look is all in the hat – select a fedora with a rounded brim like Megan Good’s. It adds a sixties retro vibe to even the most modern ook.

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Selita Ebanks goes for a straight menswear look with her fedora. Do the same by pairing your hat with a fierce blazer or button down shirt.

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Straw hats may be casual, but pairing it with elegant pieces like a ruffled blouse or ruffled skirt give it another dimension.

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The fun shouldn’t stop with the fedora! Add a dazzling pair of shades to create an interesting look.

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J-Hud pair a mix of prints and fabrics for a frenzied look, but the fedora pulls it all together!

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Make your fedora rain ready by pairing it with a trench coat and scarf ala Liya Kebede.

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Rachel Roy and Veronica Webb look lovely in their fedoras. Take Veronica’s lead by selecting a non-traditional fedora with a floral patterned band.

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Rihanna’s camouflage jacket adds a fun and festive element when paired to a fedora.

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A simple tank and jeans are as perfect a pairing as any for your summer fedora.

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Wear your fedora with an edgy leather jacket, black shades and accessories for an edgier, rock and roll effect.

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Switch things up by opting for a bright yellow – or equally colorful – fedora like Beyonces.

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Pairing your fedora with an evening appropriate dress like Veronica Webb’s takes your fedora from night to day in an instant.

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Layer your fedora over a scarf or knit hat for an eclectic vibe.

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Whats the best way to get your style on at a concert? Pairing your loose, chic pieces with a structured fedora ala Beyonce.

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Go J-Hud’s route and wear a fedora in the same color family as your ensemble for a major monochromatic vibe.

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There’s nothing more classic than pairing a fedora with a tie for a strong, menswear feel.

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We love a clean, crisp white button down with a fedora. Make it feminine by accenting with a bold belt like Janet’s.


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