The Ultimate Instagram-Friendly Accessory for Spring /Summer (A.K.A Straw Hat)

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Summer is right around the corner and I can’t think of a better accessory than straw hats. Here are some of the reasons why a hat is so Instagram-friendly. 

  1. A big straw hat fills the screen, it’s a powerful image. It frames your head and leads viewer’s eye to you.

  2. Posing can be scary or awkward especially if you don’t know what to do with your hands. But fear not! Hats provides a surface for your hands to hold on to. You can hold the brim, the top while it’s on your head. Or you can get playful and hold them on your hand while twirling, running etc.

  3. Straw provides a natural texture and interest to the styling and gives spring/summer feeling to the photo.

Soo here are my favorite straw hats that I purchased for my client wardrobe and use them on a daily basis:

The Mandy Shader:

Perfect amount of curl on the brim and structured straw gives an ethereal vibe to photos.

Hurry! it’s almost sold out. Click here!

Oversized Straw Boater with a Ribbon Tie

This hat is a STEAL for the price! Adds an artsy vibes to your photos. Wear it up or down on your shoulders. Click Here!

Fray Edged Straw Hat

The one I photographed below is from Nordstrom but it’s from past season and not available anymore. But I linked a much better version of it from Lack Of Colors. This frayed edge straw hat is guaranteed to provide some extra engagement to your ig posts. Click Here!

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These are the hats I’m thinking about purchasing.

Sunnydip Boater

 If you want photos that has amazing shadow play click here.

Classic Straw hats with contrasty ribbon details:

Here are what I look for when purchasing the right straw hats:

I avoid floppy hats

I prefer wide brim

I make sure brim is stiff 

Here is an Inspiration Photo Collage I gathered from Instagram and Pinterest:

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