As hard as it may be to believe, today marks the first day of summer and everybody is frantically gathering the essentials for their holiday wardrobe. Unfortunately for most of us we often prioritise our time on finding the perfect clothing items, with accessories often becoming an afterthought. A well thought out accessory can make or break an outfit and you can never go wrong with an on trend summer hat. Here are our pick of the best…


Floppy Straw Hat | was £12.99 now £9.74 | New Look

The oversized floppy straw style is a summer essential. The neutral hue omits a summery vibe and but also ensures that your hat won’t overpower your outfit. The versatile nature lends itself perfectly to poolside glamour or adding that extra statement to your evening attire.


White Floral Garland Headband | £12 | ASOS 

Be transformed into a beautiful goddess with this stunning floral headband wreath from ASOS, the perfect accessory to complete a feminine summer ensemble. Play around with different hairstyles to see which one works best for you with this head piece; place it over flowing tousled locks or why not try weaving the wreath round a classic milkmaid braid?TRILBY

Chevron Packable Trilby Hat | £17 | Accessorize 

This straw trilby is the ideal go-to holiday hat for a relaxed day at the beach. The sunny day essential is small and easily packable, wonderful for those who don’t like anything too in your face. Versatile and very easy to work with, straw hats are the perfect accessory for all daytime attire.


Ivy Park Logo Baseball Cap | £15 | Topshop 

Keep up to date with the fbloggers with this Ivy Park cap designed by queen bey herself. Baseball caps create a cool and effortless look, perfect for a tired and lazy day to keep your hair, and the sun, out of your face.


Wrap Chain & Flower Hair Clip | was £8 now £5.50 | ASOS

This hair chain signifies elegance and simplicity. What better way to add the finishing touch to your outfit than by adding this beautiful, delicate head piece? Not only does it add grace and beauty, but conveniently draws your hair from your face which is exactly what’s needed in the summer sun.

About the author

After securing a place at Bournemouth University last summer, Kayleigh is currently a fresher studying Multimedia Journalism. Since starting the course she has been a keen member of the radio team, hosting a show fortnightly. When not in the radio studio or lost in a pile of books, Kayleigh wastes her days watching reality show after reality show (TOWIE being a particular favourite), as well as attending a variety of music festivals with her friends. She also enjoys traveling (and soaking up the sun), having gone on four separate holidays last year!

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