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Monday, 4 April 2016

The Cap Challenge

How to style and wear a cap
How to style and wear a cap
How to style and wear a cap
How to style and wear a cap
How to style and wear a cap
Cap - KILO SHOP, Shirt dress - c/o MOTEL ROCKS, Black dress (underneath) - TOPSHOP (old), Shoes - DR MARTENS, Bag - FJALLRAVEN KANKEN (Graphite colour)
Location: Near Plaça de Espanya, Barcelona

The baseball cap is pretty a tricky item to wear right and I have always seen it as traditionally being on the heads of tourists, sporty types and chavs. However, when I spotted this corduroy cap in Kilo Shop in Paris, I was unable to walk away from it and as I love experimenting with different looks I decided to challenge myself and buy a cap. 

When creating an outfit around the cap, I knew that I wanted to avoid a sports luxe look by wearing trainers so I chose to pick up on the grunge feel of the cap's corduroy material and go for every nineties kid's favourite shoes - Dr Martens. I think during summer I will be able to rock the cap with a full grunge look complete with slogan tee and ripped Levi's shorts at a festival but for now I am playing the minimalist layer game. I think this oversized shirt dress looks great unbuttoned over the top of a black slip dress, enabling me to flash just the right amount of leg for this time of year.

How would you style a baseball cap?

How to style and wear a cap
How to style and wear a cap
How to style and wear a cap
How to style and wear a cap
C'est difficile de porter bien la casquette baseball parce que selon moi, traditionnellement elles sont souvent sur les têtes des touristes, des gens sportifs et des cailleras. Cependant, quand j'ai trouvé cette casquette en velours côtelé chez Kilo Shop à Paris, je ne pouvais pas la laisser et vu que j'aime bien expérimenter avec mes looks, j'ai décidé de l'acheter pour me défier.

En créant cet outfit, je savais que je voulais eviter un look "sports luxe" en portant des baskets du coup j'ai mis mes chaussures Dr Martens pour aller avec le vibe grunge de la matière de velours côtelé de la casquette. Pendant été, je pense que je pourrai mettre un look completement grunge - un t-shirt slogan et un short Levis déchiré - avec la casquette mais pour l'instant je m'habille en minimaliste. J'aime bien le look en portant la robe-chemise au-dessus d'une robe noire pour que je puisse montrer un peu de mes jambes mais pas trop pour le debut de printemps.

Comment portez-vous une casquette baseball?



Izzie x




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2 Comments:

At 4 April 2016 at 10:27 , Blogger Karolina Gespucci said...

<333 such amazing outfit!

love your coat

Karolina Gespucci

 
At 4 April 2016 at 12:22 , Blogger Isabelle Hardy said...

Thank you love! :)

 

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