With its unique, versatile design, a fedora hat can effortlessly transform any outfit and add a touch of sophistication. Its wide brim and distinctive crease down the centre make it stand out. Whether you’re going for a classic or a more modern look, a Fedora hat is the perfect addition to your wardrobe. Add this iconic accessory to your collection and watch as heads turn wherever you go.

Styling tips and outfit ideas 

Let’s talk styling, one of the things I adore about fedora hats is their ability to effortlessly elevate any look. Whether I’m going for a classic, bohemian or chic look, there’s a fedora to match every mood and occasion. 

If you’re aiming for a more casual, country outfit, pair with a pair of jeans, a blouse and long boots or deck shoes.  

For those summer walks or pub lunch, opt for a straw fedora, pairing with a flowing maxi dress or a lightweight blouse and high-waisted shorts.  

If you’re going for a chic look, try pairing a fedora hat with a denim jacket, plain t-shirt and pair of jeans. Finish off with ankle boots. Perfect for a day out with friends.  

When it comes to accessories, keep it simple and let the hat be the star of the show. A delicate necklace, a statement ring, or a pair of sunglasses can add the finishing touches to your outfit without overpowering the hat.

Caring for your fedora hat

Now, onto the important stuff – caring for your fedora hat. Proper maintenance is key to keeping your hat looking fabulous for years to come. Here are some of my top tips to ensure your fedora stays in tip-top shape: 

  • Brush it regularly – use a soft-bristled brush to gently remove any dust or debris from your fedora. Be careful not to press too hard as this could damage the felt 
  • Handle with care – fedoras are delicate pieces, be sure to handle them with care. Avoid crushing or folding your hat as this can cause it to lose its shape 
  • Air dry – if your fedora gets wet, allow it to air dry naturally. Avoid exposing to direct heat as this can cause the material to warp or shrink 
  • Store it properly – store your fedora in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight when not in use. Consider investing in a hat box or stand to help maintain its shape 
  • Seek professorial help – if your fedora becomes stained or soiled, its best to seek professional cleaning. Attempting to clean it yourself may result in further damage. Look for a reputable hat cleaner who specialises in the type of material your fedora hat is made from 

So, there you have it, everything you need to know about rocking a fedora hat with style. Whether you’re heading to a fancy brunch or casual day out with friends, a fedora hat is the perfect accessory to take your look to the next level. Embrace your inner fashionista and let your fedora do the talking! 

Written by Lucy Allen, On The Peg Owner