Blue Floppy Hat

Blue Floppy Hat

The title of this post will probably mean something to you if you are a hardcore fash-blog reader as Blue Floppy Hat aka Drusilla has been a long time reader of Style Bubble.  It therefore bought a smile to my face when I picked up this ‘Blue Floppy Hat’ (such a blog-nerd I am that those three words need to be in inverted commas with caps) in the Topshop sale (sadly sold out online now), because I a) am now in posession of a hat that will brighten up most dull days and b) it will remind me of the intelligent and complimentary commentary of a wonderful fellow blogger.

I don’t normally wear new things straight away but today, combined with a Marc Jacobs AW07-8 palette of blues, oranges and yellows and some layering fit for a windy day, it really had to be done. 

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  1. fauxfauxreal

    2007-12-29 at 6:33 PM

    amazing belt! i love bows. 🙂

  2. christopher

    2007-12-29 at 6:38 PM

    i love the layering and use of colours. its always good to see a bit of originality for a change. x

  3. miss woo

    2007-12-29 at 7:41 PM

    I love this, all the colors subtly compliment each other, and the hat is pretty.

  4. Wendy

    2007-12-29 at 8:20 PM

    I really like the palette you chose to, especially the blue of the hat. And I want a belt just like your’s, its so cute.

  5. e

    2007-12-29 at 8:21 PM

    Please tell me where your top is from!!

  6. tasha

    2007-12-29 at 9:03 PM

    this is perfect. well done.

  7. saga

    2007-12-29 at 9:10 PM

    I love the colours, great!

  8. Julie

    2007-12-30 at 12:00 AM

    the hat matches perfectly
    well with your outfit.

  9. Moodboard

    2007-12-30 at 1:19 AM

    *runs in and steals Susie’s Hat* *runs out*

  10. sammi

    2007-12-30 at 1:34 AM

    where where is that gorgeous checked shirt which conjures up fond childhood memories of Elmer the Elephant from??!!!

  11. Dee

    2007-12-30 at 2:53 AM

    I just ADORE your hat and blouse!

  12. Maria Palma

    2007-12-30 at 4:06 AM

    I love, love that electric blue — I’m a big hat collector and big floppy hats are a must 🙂

  13. styledamsel

    2007-12-30 at 4:14 AM

    golly wow I love what you’re doing with this blog! =]

  14. B

    2007-12-30 at 5:17 AM

    i love this outfit, it’s absolutely perfect.

  15. Gypsy Purple--Chamara

    2007-12-30 at 5:35 AM

    Hope you had a blessed Christmas. Wishing you and yours a prosperous 2008!!!

  16. WendyB

    2007-12-30 at 6:31 AM

    Ha ha! A blogger-tribute hat.I love it. I was just thinking that I’m really in the mood to wear my white floppy Yoko Ono hat lately.

  17. Anonymous

    2007-12-30 at 8:51 AM

    aww you look so adorable!
    and the colour of the hat is brilliant (:

  18. bronwyn

    2007-12-30 at 10:56 AM

    This is really a fantastic look. Full points and top score for originality, creativity and colour combinations. Lovely!

  19. rollergirl

    2007-12-30 at 11:33 AM

    It’s adorable! And I like how you always look like you just stepped out of a magazine. Those things shouldn’t work together but on you, they do. (Sorry if that sounds like a back-handed compliment, it’s meant to be genuine!)

  20. anna

    2007-12-30 at 12:06 PM

    ohhh that hat is awesome! where is the shirt from? i think i need it.

  21. JohnofScribbleSheet

    2007-12-30 at 12:41 PM

    Classic look, the colours really do complement well. The top is “on point”. Better without the jacket methinks but then it is winter.
    WHAT ARE YOU WEARING FOR NEW YEARS?

  22. Modeandco

    2007-12-30 at 1:57 PM

    wAOUU Ilike your style!!!

  23. chloe

    2007-12-30 at 2:42 PM

    Ah, i’m in love. Gorgeous outfit. I looooove the shirt and the boots!

  24. vegimite.

    2007-12-30 at 3:05 PM

    amazing.

  25. Drusilla a.k.a Blue Floppy Hat

    2007-12-30 at 4:23 PM

    Ah, thanks Susie…that was really sweet of you (and very unexpected). I’m touched (but I should probably tell you- neither of those is my real name).
    The hat is beautiful, that colour looks like it’d be the perfect thing to cheer up grey days (plus, it goes very nicely with the blouse). And I love the bow at your waist- it’s such a fab, quirky detail.

  26. Drusilla a.k.a Blue Floppy Hat

    2007-12-30 at 4:25 PM

    And I must say it- that’s one of the nicest compliments anyone’s ever given me 🙂

  27. headmistress

    2007-12-30 at 4:30 PM

    lol, both the outfit and the tribute are sweet, and those yellow tights! I could eat yellow tights. I pondered this hat this very weekend, but my head is too small for it. and sometimes electric blue is better left to more capable others 🙂

  28. susie_bubble

    2007-12-30 at 5:30 PM

    Thanks guys! The top alas… is vintage…. Urban Outfitters vintage section to be precise…
    The belt is a self made and here’s a post about it:
    http://stylebubble.typepad.com/style_bubble/2006/08/about_a_bow.html
    JohnofScribbleSheet: Have.no.idea.whatsoever
    Drusilla: Real name or not, my hat will always remind me of you anyhow!
    Headmistress: I must say, the hat is a tad too big for me too but on a non-gusty day, it’s all a-ok.

  29. Jane Magnitude

    2007-12-30 at 5:44 PM

    You are fabulous

  30. Diana

    2007-12-30 at 5:53 PM

    Lol…I almost bought that hat as well…:)

  31. selina

    2007-12-30 at 5:54 PM

    what a lush blue, the mustard tights with it couldn’t look better!

  32. buttonsandstars

    2007-12-30 at 5:58 PM

    Wow, this has to be one of my favourite outfits of yours. The colours all look fantastic together! I’m ever so impressed.
    I have a lovely big black floppy hat from Topshop that I got last year, and I really enjoy wearing that at the moment. Do you find that people tend to stare at yours though? People seem to find mine quite comical!

  33. Miss at la Playa

    2007-12-30 at 8:24 PM

    the hat is no nice!! you look lovely

  34. atelier

    2007-12-30 at 8:26 PM

    It looks cool

  35. Miss at la Playa

    2007-12-30 at 8:34 PM

    the hat is so cute! you look lovely, like one of those little girls who play in the park

  36. Maria

    2007-12-30 at 8:35 PM

    I really like it, you can mix many colurs in a outfit!

  37. Dean

    2007-12-30 at 9:30 PM

    The colour of those tights is almost edible.

  38. Libertygirl

    2007-12-30 at 9:41 PM

    Grrreat hat. And thanks for the inspiration on yr comment: I decided to write the real backstory of the bag on the blog entry. LLG xx

  39. lauren

    2007-12-31 at 2:24 AM

    ever since i saw serena van der woodsen rocking the floppy hat on a recent episode of gossip girls i knew it was time to bring it back
    xoxo

  40. lady coveted

    2007-12-31 at 2:47 AM

    that’s the kind of blue that never goes out of style…
    and what’s this plaid? it’s awesome!

  41. jen

    2007-12-31 at 6:33 AM

    Oh I want one just like it, love the color!

  42. Stevie

    2007-12-31 at 1:08 PM

    Hoorah, an ode to BFH! I love D’s blog.
    It’s rather funny how blogging is beginning to make such an impact. Of course, naturally, this would be the case considering that most of us ARE bloggers, but it’s funny how we become “friends” with other bloggers, and aware of a blogger’s style in such a way that an item of clothing can remind us of them.
    Does this make sense? Rather long winded!
    Esp love the shirt, Susie.

  43. clover

    2007-12-31 at 5:04 PM

    haha, i have the same hat from topshop! i brought it in septemeber when it was not on sale!!! rip off, but i was new to the town at that time

  44. Noel

    2007-12-31 at 5:05 PM

    You’ve inspired me to get a bright colored hat for the new year. Thank you!

  45. heather

    2007-12-31 at 6:51 PM

    haha, I love both the writer Blue Floppy Hat, your blue floppy hat, and your yellow tights. I would have thought the exact same thing.

  46. MiLi

    2008-01-02 at 4:14 PM

    Absoluuuuutely love the hat & the shirt! 🙂

  47. ambika

    2008-01-07 at 6:33 PM

    *Loooove the hat.* And am glad to see I got the reference. Drusilla’s blog is great.

  48. greenery

    2008-06-28 at 8:52 PM

    WOW! loove the hat, especially the color. i have one like that in black, and people look really weirdly at me when i wear it. does it ever happen to you?

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