The Boho Hat

That’s Oh-So Bridgit Bardot! Floppy Hats & Bohemian Style are Back on Muskoka Docks this Summer
Taylor Swift in Boho Hat

Taylor Swift in Boho Hat for Cover of Vogue

Faye Dunaway. Marianne Faithfull. Bridgit Bardot. The Boho Hat had its day on the heads of these beauties in the 1970s… this summer it’s back.

“Men notice women who wear hats.”
– Patricia Underwood

Headlining summer collections by J.Crew and Wallaroo — even Canadian traditionalist Tilley Hats is trying one on — the Boho Hat is wide-brimmed and beguiling. Appearing in simple brown or fresh, summery colours, the Boho—a.k.a. the Floppy or the Swinger—is featured in straw, crochet, or crafted from a felt so soft it’s supple.

Boho Hat by JCrew

J.Crew Textured Summer Straw Hat from

The Boho hat’s ample brim can be adjusted any which way, which is ideal for shading eyes, face, and shoulders from the sting of the Muskoka sun. A bonus: the brim can be tipped to frame your face oh-so-coyly.

In the words of New York milliner Patricia Underwood — maker of the floppy hat Nicole Kidman famously wore in Vanity Fair Italia:

“Men notice women who wear hats.”

What’s Your Muskoka Style?

Book Cover for "The Way You Wear Your Hat"

Book Cover for “The Way You Wear Your Hat” By Patricia Underwood

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Stop by Pinterest to peruse our floppy hat collection.

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For more from Patricia Underwood: The Way You Wear Your Hat

Boho Hat By Sporting Life

The Echo, available in white and black at

Link to Polyvore Boho Swinger hat

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