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What To Wear At The Pool

what to wear at the pool

What to wear at the pool.

Well I did it again. When I woke up this morning I knew that I needed a new hat. Yes I own many, but for me a hat is just like any other accessory. I find one that I really love and right away I will create several outfits in my mind.  Once I’m satisfied that it will get lots of wear, it becomes a part of my collection.  It’s like I’ve said before, wearing a hat gives me a certain confidence and I can’t help but create a character that I can become.

So I made my way over to my local hat store, Goorin Bros., and came home with this straw floppy. I was immediately attracted to the texture and colour. The delicate pink scarf adds a little bit of softness to the look.  While this hat makes me think of afternoon tea in a garden I think I’ll be able to wear it with just about anything. Since it’s a neutral I can see it looking great with cutoffs or a light summer dress. Also, since it’s a fine straw, I can also roll it up and put it in my bag when I’m not wearing it. That might be perfect for the pool.

what to wear at the pool

After I brought this hat home I decided to to an inventory of my other wide brim summer floppies. This navy hat is very classic and due to the tight weave, feels fancier than the first one. It has a wider more structured feel even though the brim is exactly the same size. Last year  I wore it with a white dress as we toured vineyards in the Okanagan.  Sampling wines while sitting on a tree covered patio overlooking the lake I remember feeling very chic and elegant.

what to wear at the pool

Last but certainly not least is this striped hat. My friend brought it back for me from the Philippines. She knows how much I love hats and this one is amazing. The brim is huge and will be absolutely perfect for one of those piercingly sunny days on a beach. I can sit under an umbrella and be glamorously protected from the sun.

In a few weeks we are doing a road trip down the west coast and I’m already getting excited about packing a fabulous wardrobe. I’ll definitely be bringing a number of hats. With an assortment of scarves, brooches and maybe a vintage pin or two, I’ll be able to put together a different look every day.  The nice part of taking a road trip is that I’m not really limited in what I bring…

What to wear at the pool? What are your thoughts?

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    1. Thank you!!! I have way too many.

  1. borsadimarypoppins
  2. everyone loves hats ^^
    great post 🙂


    1. Everyone should! They’re great.

  3. thank u darling for your comment. I am glad you liked my post x
    So keep in touch to read more of my posts 🙂
    wanna follow each other?
    B y the way your name looks german! Bist du?:)

    1. Will definitely keep in touch! The name is German but I’m Polish….

  4. Hi Caroline! I really enjoy this post! great job 😀

    Kisses from spain!


    1. Thanks, I really appreciate that!

  5. Beautiful photos! I think I’m in need of a new hat too 🙂

    1. Oh yay! I can’t wait to see it.

  6. Jamie "ChatterBlossom"

    You are just so much fun! If we lived nearer each other, we could meet up in all our accessories and have such a great time! I really love your new hat, especially the ribbon color. So feminine and romantic.

  7. I love hats sprecially for summer time…

  8. Lovely pieces… your photography is great
    Kisses from Miami,

  9. I love hats and your collection looks AMAZING!
    I love that you become a character!
    x Kirsty

  10. These are gorgeous. The straw floppy is my favourite – the fabric adds a nice touch, so very feminine and chic. Thank-you for this lovely post – has got me thinking about summer again!

    Thara from Moss & Stone

  11. Some great hats selects, I’m into the big beach hat too, their so versatile. And of course you ‘needed’ them!

    Stay Stylish,
    TL. Xx

    Twynkle Loves

    1. Oh you understand me! Yay! Of course I ‘need’ them all!

  12. miss Margaret Cruzemark

    How did I miss this one? I love hats and I am not wearing them only by the pool. I am wearing them all the time.
    Miss Margaret Cruzemark

  13. Love the hat collection!

    1. Thanks! I’m really having fun with it.

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