Fedoras Are Hot This Season: The Dos & Don'ts of Wearing Them

| Jun 19, 2013 Beauty & Style

hatThere's no better way to say, "Look at me! I'm a jaunty mother trucker!" than with a fedora. The trendy hat has been around for decades, but now that the cools have taken hold on them, you can be sure you'll see the hip two-gallon hats everywhere this summer, and it's time you got in on the fun.

Not sure where to start? Here's a handy dandy guide to the dos and don'ts on fedoras with some convenient shopping tips thrown in, too.

  • Fedora How-To


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  • DO wear one that shields the sun


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    Miranda Kerr's fedora is on the big side, but that's because she's using it to avoid sunburn. Smart move, Mama!

  • DON'T wear one that's too small


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    Perrey Reeves' fedora is too tiny for her head. Make sure yours fits.

  • DO use it to spruce up an outfit


    Gwen Stefani's fedora adds coolness to her basic white t-shirt look.

  • DON'T wear your hat indoors


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    Hayden Panettiere looks a bit silly with her hat on inside.

  • J.Crew's version


    This hat comes in three colors at J.Crew. While it's a little pricey at $58, it should last you many years.

  • Target's version


    For $12.99, this hat is great if you're only looking to rock the trend this summer.

  • TGW's version



    Believe it or not, the Golf Warehouse has great fedoras at decent prices. This one with the cute bow is $29.95.

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