4 styles of hats that will elevate your ensemble in 2016

While we concentrate on bags, shoes and other accessories, hats sometimes seem to get totally ignored. A hat can be one of the most practical, useful accessory in your wardrobe. If you have figured what kind of hat suits you, it’s time to go buy one. Here are a few hats that are on our style radar.



The classic French beret has come a long way from being an army staple to become a wardrobe must-have. Soft, round and flat-shaped, it exudes elegance and is meant for both formal and casual looks. From Kate Middleton (wife of Prince William) to actress Diane Kruger and songstress Taylor Swift – leading ladies who take fashion seriously opt for a beret.


Bucket Hat

Bucket hats, from being a casual accessory, have made their way into high fashion. Recently, Rihanna and Miley Cyrus were seen adorning bucket hats. So, if you are an easy dresser but believe in making daring choices in fashion then a bucket hat is surely for you.


Chupalla hats

These have become a complete street style staple! Work this wide-brim hat in your everyday style. Take cues from Chiara Ferragni of The Blonde Salad, and supermodels Kendall Jenner and Rosie Huntington Whiteley. If you are thinking of veering away from everything monotonous in accessories, this hat is meant for you.

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What makes them unique is their short brim and folded top. You can even add a ribbon to get a more sophisticated look. Heading to a beach or club? A fedora is a perfect add-on. Take inspiration from Selena Gomez and Diane Keaton on how to have some fun with your style by adding a classy fedora to complete your look.

IFM Pro Tip | Before you invest in a hat it is extremely important to understand your face shape and the kind of hat that will complement it. Read up a little online – there is a lot of information to help you make the right choice!

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