When I wear hats, it’s usually for one of a couple of reasons…

1. I’ve gone a few too many days without washing my hair. (#sexy)

2. I just left the gym or Soul Cycle and would prefer to not talk to anyone I know while looking like a sweaty mess. (How does this always happen in New York? I thought this was supposed to be a big city. It’s inevitable that you will run into everyone you know when you look your worst.)

3. My roots are halfway down to my ears and I can’t get in to my colorist for a few more days.

So, basically, hats are my way of covering up hair havoc. I believe this particular occasion was a case of Scenario #3.

Madewell Sweater | J.Crew Chambray | rag & bone Jeans | Zara Scarf (similar) | Cole Haan Booties (on sale!) | Yankees Hat | Capwell + Co Bracelet, Bangles, & Rings

Photos: Lydia Hudgens

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  1. 3.4.14
    Rona said:

    Perfect, love how you styled stripes and tartan!

    Dress To Cook

  2. 3.4.14
    Zhanna said:

    It always looks fascinating and beautiful when denim+stripes, you look absolutely beautiful! <3 xoxo

  3. 3.4.14
    Rachelle said:

    You look adorable with that hat, I would so wear this.


  4. 3.4.14
    AJ said:

    I’m with you! Hats are my weekend staple because I’m usually too lazy to fix my hair on the weekends. You look adorable in that hat/scarf combo!


  5. 3.4.14
    Kimberly said:

    This look couldn’t be any more perfect. Love it!


  6. 3.4.14

    As of late, hats are pretty much my main accessory on the weekend – mainly due to reason #1 – it’s healthy not to wash your hair, right? 🙂

  7. 3.4.14
    Courtney said:

    I adore the stylish look you created with a baseball hat!


  8. 3.4.14

    Love everything about this look! The tartan looks perfect with the stripes and those booties are so cute!

    The Style Storm
    <3, Christina

  9. 3.4.14
    Kristin said:

    I wear a hat for the same reasons! I love how you styled this polished yet casual look!

  10. 3.4.14
    Rachel said:

    Your reasons for wearing a hat? Truth

    Love how you styled this look!


    • 3.4.14
      Rachel said:

      Obviously, I was saving your blog address and accidentally inserted it instead of my own. Color me embarassed! You can always visit me at Suppose Anything Goes, thought. 🙂

  11. 3.4.14
    Stacey said:

    You look so cute in hats no one well ever suspect you are wearing it to hide a bad hair day!!

    Five Minute Style 

  12. 3.4.14

    Love the Yankee support! Wish I could look cute with a baseball hat on. I think I must just have a big head. =\

  13. 3.4.14

    Those boots totally make the outfit…so fun!

    Cathy, your Poor Little It Girl

  14. 3.4.14
    Jen said:

    I feel the same way about hats. Usually i fall victim of #1 haha. Thankfully JCrew has recently come out with some really great baseball caps that don’t make me feel guilty for running around town without washing (or brushing) my hair.

    xx, Jen

  15. 3.4.14

    love the outfit and your hair still looks gorgeous despite needing to get it colored! xo


  16. 3.4.14
    Zelle said:

    You look fab in a hat! Unfortunately for me, no such luck…
    oh well. xo!

  17. 3.4.14
    Meagan said:

    I love hats too! I usually wear one on the weekends with my yoga pants while running errands. You look perfectly styled and put together!


  18. 3.4.14
    Christine said:

    You’re the cutest. That’s all.

  19. 3.4.14
    Kayla said:

    You’re hair looks fantastic for not washing it! Wish mine looked that good! You’re too freakin’ cute! : )


  20. 3.4.14
    Justine said:

    You pull that hat off great even if it is for any of the reasons you mentioned! Love your outfit – you look great!

    Justine -xo-

  21. 3.4.14
    Agi said:

    You look chic no matter what you do with your hair!!!!!!!! Stop by and check out my I am beautiful link up.I would love it if you joined.



  22. 3.4.14
    Megan said:

    Whenever I wear hats it is for reason #1 – those days when washing/styling my hair just sounds way too time intensive. Yours pairs perfectly with your layered outfit and plaid scarf – so cute!

  23. 3.4.14
    Casey said:

    Well good thing you look adorable in a hat, love the booties and stripe +plaid combo!

  24. 3.4.14

    One of my good friends always says that when she wears a baseball hat to class it means she had a long night & a little bit too much to drink hahaha!

    Crumbs & Curls

  25. 3.4.14
    Steph said:

    Love this whole outfit!! Where did you get the rings on your left hand…so pretty!

    • 3.4.14
      Jessica Sturdy said:

      All of the rings are Capwell! Except the Bow midi ring… That’s from a little shop in New York called Bash & Bow in Gramercy. 🙂

  26. 3.4.14

    Love this entire look…with the exception of the Yankees hat 🙂

    Oh Buoy Boston

  27. 3.4.14
    Dana said:

    Such perfection! Whenever I throw a hat on and pair it with a blanket scarf, I call it my “incognito look”!

    Pink Champagne Problems

  28. 3.4.14

    Cute and casual! Love it!


  29. 3.5.14

    Cute and easy look! I love it!

    Peyton Taylor


  30. 3.5.14
    Auna said:

    Love this effortless chic look! You are too cute!

    Auna xx


  31. 3.5.14

    such a cute look! love the mixing of patterns with the sweater and scarf!

  32. 3.20.14
    Liz said:

    I love this preppy, cute and comfy casual look. It is adorable yet practical for the weather we are having. Love it!


  33. 11.6.14
    Jillian said:

    Love the scarf and love SoulCycle!!