Hat Or No Hat?

Laura Lee
Aug 20, 2022

Accessories are needed in fashion because they help you complete your outfit. Have you ever put on a gorgeous outfit, looked in the mirror and felt like something was missing? Well, that’s because you are missing an accessory or two. This brings us to why you are here. Hats are seen as a must-have fashion accessory. So much so that there are actually events where you might be required to wear a hat. With that said, because of all the different hat options available to you, deciding to add a hat to your look can be quite difficult. Don’t worry, we have all had this fashion dilemma before. Thankfully there are a few things that can help make this choice easier.

Portrait of beautiful young woman with hat

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Knowing if your hat fits with your outfit is the first thing you need to take into consideration when deciding to add a hat to your look. Hats aren’t a subtle fashion accessory. By this, we mean that as soon as you walk into a place, people are likely to notice that you are wearing one. Now because of this, you really have to think if it will complement or take away from your outfit. If wearing a hat will complete your outfit then you have already answered your first question. Next, you will need to think about the style of your hat.

Remember how we said there are a variety of different hats that you can choose from? Well, this is where the style of your hat comes in. You get sun hats, cowboy hats, fedoras, beret caps, and Panama hats to mention a few. All of these hats come in unique styles and sizes. The style and size of the hat you choose will also depend on the event and occasion. If you are simply going to the beach, for example, a sun hat will be perfect. The last thing you need to take into consideration when selecting a hat is the color. Remember it should complement your outfit and not take away from it.