From Wishlist To Reality is a new series on the blog where I’ll share with you any new items that have come into my wardrobe from my wishlist.
Wishlist shopping is a new concept that I’m trying out at a time in my life when I’ve got less cash than is ideal. Rather than shopping on impulse, I’ll strive to consciously fill an actual hole in my closet with something specific that I know I’ll wear in a range of different outfits for years to come. It’s all about shopping wisely, my friends. I’ll tackle both trendy items as well as wardrobe staples.
Because of my tight budget, I can’t promise when this column will appear, but fingers crossed it will be monthly.
The first wishlist item to make it to my closet is a captain’s hat. Everybody needs a cool captain’s hat in their lives to bring their outfits to the next cool-as-a-cat level — and for those bad hair days!
I’ve been in the market for this hat for about two years so you can imagine my joy when I a couple of weeks back found my dream hat at a steal of a price. In the first outfit I styled with the hat, I kept everything streamlined, pairing the hat with white straight leg trousers and a bright red sweater.
Below is a selection of cool captain’s hats from around the web — option number 3 is mine. Happy shopping and an even happier styling!
Lindex navy captain’s hat // Turnover red sweater (similar, similar, similar) // Mango white trousers (with mega long legs!) // Høgl camel booties (similar, similar) // Gianni Chiarini black clutch (red here)