Timeless Chic: Easter Hats

Timeless Chic: Easter Hats
ESSENCE.COM Apr, 01, 2012

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In Tracy Reese’s Spring 2012 runway show, model Jasmine Tookes wore a dainty opalescent straw hat and flirtatious floral dress in an old school meets new school way.

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Straw boater hat, Fred Flare, $8, fredflare.com.

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Transform your look into a 1950s fashion moment with actress Melody Thornton’s bow-front cloche. It’s one of the season’s most sought after “modern retro” trends.

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Wool cloche, Topshop, $50, topshop.com

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Complete a gorgeous gown with more than just jewels and a cute clutch. A regal fascinator hat like Williams’ will surely turn heads.

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Fascinator hat, Whiteley Diamante, $51, johnlewis.com.

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Channel the southern belle charm of the Kentucky Derby and work a stately style like Paula Patton’s for drama.

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“Sinamay” twist hat, Nigel Rayment, $211, harrods.com.

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Take note of how Rozanda “Chilli” Thomas’ works a floppy in a sophisticated, formal fashion.

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Wide brim hat, Forever 21, $15, forever21.com.

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Thandie Newton’s posh fascinator is as chic as they come.

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Straw and feather derby hat, White House Black Market, $88, whitehouseblackmarket.com.

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A structured boater with embellishments like June Ambrose’s, adds a bit of lightheartedness to any chic style.

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Straw boater hat, Mossimo, $13, target.com.

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If your going for grandeur like Mary Wilson, the wider the brim the better. Additional accoutrements like feathers are icing on the cake.

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Wide brim straw hat, Noel Stewart, $315, barneys.com.

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Straw oversized rosette floppy, Jessica Simpson, $38, piperlime.com.

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Chanel Iman’s straw floppy is one of the most versatile styles. Play it up with a lace dress to church for a fancier feel, or tone it down in wide-leg jeans and a blouse for a boho vibe.

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“Sinamay” twist hat, Nigel Rayment, $211, harrods.com.

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Chanel Iman’s straw floppy is one of the most versatile styles. Play it up with a lace dress to church for a fancier feel, or tone it down in wide-leg jeans and a blouse for a boho vibe.

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Take note of how Rozanda “Chilli” Thomas’ works a floppy in a sophisticated, formal fashion.

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Channel the southern belle charm of the Kentucky Derby and work a stately style like Paula Patton’s for drama.

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