If there’s one thing I love about fashion, it’s that what’s gone always comes back. In other words, trends never completely disappear. They are always recycled and are better than previous appearances. The same goes for bucket hats.
This accessory seems to be at the top of the list pop culture fashionFrom the runway to the street and even social media, celebrities, style influencers and random individuals are wearing bucket hat outfits.
If you haven’t tried this accessory yet, you should have.
In addition to protecting you from the harsh sun like any other hat, this hat adds even more style to your outfit.
In this guide, we’ll show you how to accessorize any type of outfit with a bucket hat.We’ll also learn more about accessories and see how you can rock it like you just stepped off the catwalk.
Let’s dive in.
Peek into bucket hat accessories
This hat is also known as a fisherman hat, session cap, or Irish country hat. Its name comes from its shape, which features a foldable soft top and a wide, downward-sloping brim.
This accessory was first conceived in the 1900s as a lightweight, portable piece of protective equipment for farmers and fishermen working outdoors. These hats can be easily folded into a pocket.And their main purpose was to protect from the rain.
as written in Blog from Studio Courtenay:
“The downward sloping brim meant that rain ran straight down their faces. Later, during the Vietnam War, it was reused as a means of keeping soldiers’ necks from getting sunburned.” made from lightweight cotton to keep your head cool.”
These hats then became part of mainstream fashion from the 60’s through the 90’s. And celebrities weren’t left out of the adaptation.
For example, rappers like Big Bank Hank of the Sugar Hill Gang wore it during a performance of “Rapper’s Delight” on the TV show Soap Factory in 1979. This gave the bucket hat a new movement.
“It quickly became a phenomenon, inspiring others to adopt the hat, including the 1984 Run-DMC (the group’s collection of hats was very extensive, with buckets, fedoras and Panama hats). LL Cool J in 1985 (as if who could forget his red Kangol bucket hat), and Jay Z in 2000.”
Bucket hats weren’t just a major part of 90’s hip-hop fashion. Today, this hat has yet to leave the scene. While designers add to their collections, celebrities like Rihanna and Cardi B have taken them off the runway, further cementing the trend.
We’ve also seen variations from the regular cotton fisherman hat to Adile, faux fur, leather, clear PVC, plastic, crochet, and jean hats.
Headwear is often worn with streetwear outfits, but as you’ll soon see, it also looks good with other clothing.
How to wear a bucket hat
Just got this hat or are you planning to? The best way to style it is:
1. Put on a dress
If you like wearing all types of dresses, this option is for you. You can choose floral dresses, mini dresses, midi dresses, or maxi dresses. I can do it.
The good thing is that bucket hats go well with all types of casual dresses, regardless of fitting.
2. Pull off a monochromatic ensemble
An all-white or all-black ensemble looks great with the addition of a fisherman hat.
This ensemble can be anything from suits to coords to tracksuits.
3. Go for streetwear
This is the go-to outfit for this accessory.
Whether you want to rock jeans and a t-shirt, or sweatpants, joggers, cargo pants, jackets, tracksuits and more, a fisherman hat will always look great.
4. Go Afro Urban
Afro-urban fashion is a fusion of Afrocentric fashion and streetwear. Blending African fabrics such as Ankara, kente and Adire with ready-made street style.
An afro urban piece paired with a bucket hat is a very stylish combination that cannot be overlooked.
On the other hand, if you don’t want to pair your jeans and cotton bucket hat with your Afro Urban ensemble, why not wear an Afro Urban hat instead?
This could be a fisherman’s hat made from African textiles. The tie-dye design is unique and trendy topping.
5. Try a reversible bucket hat
This is a two-in-one option. Instead of buying another fisherman hat, invest in a reversible hat.
This is useful when you want to change your look without repeating the same hat.
6. Layer your clothes
This hat looks great with a blazer, jean jacket, coat, sweater, or whatever outerwear you want to use to layer your outfit.
Try this bucket hat costume idea the next time you dress up.
7. Wear miniskirts and shorts
Don’t just flaunt your thin thighs with miniskirts and shorts.
It will help accentuate your appearance and give you more admiring glances.
8. Still accessorize
Think of your bucket hat as an accessory. But wearing it doesn’t mean you have to forget about your other add-ons.
So wear watches, earrings, necklaces, bracelets, etc. If you want to add socks to your sneakers, go ahead.
Bucket hats do not discriminate. they suit everyone.
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