Hats Off!

8.11.2014


Custom Straw hat c/o Gigi Burris, Forever 21 crocheted dolman (similar here), American Apparel cutoff shorts (similar here), Rebecca Minkoff tri-zip satchel, Guess watch, Nordstrom ID bracelet, Ralph Lauren strappy sandals (last seen here). Shot by Isaac Lacey.




At this point, my love for hats is probably pretty obvious. I'm a sucker for all colors and kinds. From floppy straw hats for summer, to wide-brimmed felt ones for Fall, it's hard to find one that I won't wear. That's why I was over-the-top excited when Gigi Burris, one of this year's CFDA finalists who also happens to be a designer that my creative agency works with, offered to make me two custom hats as a thank you gifts. How many people can say they have a custom creation from a CFDA finalist?!  Not only did I get to choose the material and shape of each hat, but I was also given a first-hand look at the age-old millinery techniques that she uses. Talk about talent... Gigi is seriously bursting over with it. 

The hat I'm wearing above is the more summery version of the two that we made together, and I couldn't be more thrilled with the results! Can't wait to share the other design with you, though that will likely have to wait til cooler weather hits.
xL

18 comments :

  1. Great look, especially the hat is pretty awesome. Wouldn't expect anything else from a CFDA finalist. :)
    xo Andrea
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  2. cute hat ;-)


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  3. what a chic look stunner.
    I really adore the hat
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  4. Lovely outfit! The hat is super pretty!
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  5. Another gorgeous outfit :)

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  6. Really cute outfit! The hat goes really well with the white of the rest of this outfit! I love it xoxo

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  7. love this look ^^

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  8. You´re so beautiful! Wow! Really a great summer style! Admirable greetings from germany :-)

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  9. That hat is so unique, love the colour combo and how you styled the look.

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  10. gorgeous outfit! :)

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  11. i love the all white!

    xxoo,
    nikki

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  12. Love the amazing weave of your custom hat, dear Lauren...and the pretty colour!! It's a wonderful accent for your otherwise all-white look; as is the crochet detailing of that top!!

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  13. Simply stunning!!! I love the white outfit paired with the hat looks so striking :) I am such a hat lover too I can't get enough of them... xx

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  14. You look gorgeous! Honestly, you have the best legs I've seen in a long time

    Denina xx
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  15. Love this crocheted dolman!!!!! Great pics!! XX

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