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Summer Straw Trilby

After blogging about summer hats last month i set my sights on making sure I found the perfect one for my summer in Dublin I found a super cheap one in Claire’s Accessories on Westmoreland Street that was in the sale for €7! I didn’t like the trim around it though but I came up with the perfect solution… I raided the tie rack at the Irish Cancer Society shop on Camden Street Lower and found a silk blue and beige stripey tie. Very boating chic. I removed the bland band from the Trilby, tied a bow in the tie, wrapped it around the hat and stitched it in place. Result; new chic summer headwear, perfect for festival or regatta alike!

Straw Trilby with tie detail

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3 Responses to “Summer Straw Trilby”


  1. July 28, 2009 at 9:44 pm

    This is gorgeous, definitely going to rob the tie idea!
    x

    • 2 whisty
      July 29, 2009 at 3:21 pm

      OOOh please do! Thanks, I’m glad you think it’s gorge, it makes the hat look all boat regatta doesn’t it?!
      Better than the cheap naff thing that was glued around the hat when I bought it anyway! 😮


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