How to Style Trucker Hats This Summer

How to Style Trucker Hats This Summer

Summer is officially here which means I’m breaking out my retro sunnies, bright bikinis, beaded jewelry and, of course, trucker hats. Yes, you read that right. The verdict is in — trucker hats have made their comeback this season, and their epic debut in the closets of CF community members everywhere. In case you’re skeptical of the emerging trend, or if you feel like trucker hats should be worn solely by their namesake, this is the place for you. Read on for a guide to five ways you can rock a trucker hat all summer long.

Oh, and let’s not forget to thank our blueprint, Paris Hilton, for paving the way for the trucker-hat-mini-skirt combo since 2003. That’s hot!

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Make Waves

So maybe you’re not sold on this whole trucker hat moment. Then, let’s start off simply! Arguably, anything can be worn at the beach, so throw on a fun trucker hat during your next day trip and watch it transform your entire look. Not only is this look practical, but it’s completely on trend. Who says the two have to be mutually exclusive? Bonus points if you can match your trucker hat to your bikini! 

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Not Your Father’s Business Casual 

What’s work without a little play? Pair a graphic trucker hat with a layered dress shirt to achieve an elevated street style look. Don’t forget some chunky jewelry and your favorite sunglasses and you’ll be turning heads on your next brunch date! 

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All Dressed Up 

Looking to add an extra edge to the classic sundress? Add a matching trucker hat to your next outfit. Whether it’s coupled with an airy maxi dress or a flirty mini-skirt, a trucker hat is a surefire way to transform any summer OOTD. Add some layered necklaces and your go-to white sneakers and you’ll belong on a Pinterest board. 

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Matchy Matchy 

It’s no question that matching sets are a huge summer trend. Just when you thought they couldn’t get any cuter, the trucker hat came along. Elevate your athleisure by ditching the sweatband and throwing on a trendy trucker hat instead. Your post-workout hair will thank you. 

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The Essentials  

It’s a safe guess that you probably already have a white tee and jean shorts in your closet. While you can never go wrong with this classic summer pairing, there is one element that can take your look from simple to stylish in an instant. You guessed it— a trucker hat! Not in the mood to pick out an outfit but still want to feel like a trendsetter? This is the look for you. 

By now, you’ve probably realized a little secret about trucker hats…they basically go with anything! Use this style inspo to experiment with your own trucker hat looks this summer, and be sure to show us on instagram by tagging @cfashionista

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