Last Updated on 20th October 2013

With summer just around the corner (we hope) and our holidays booked, we are all getting into the spirit of summer shopping.

No-one can deny that little rush of joy we get as we purchase another pair of shorts or a fabulous bikini to add to our collection.

However, we sometimes forget the most fabulous treats, our accessories, perfect for dressing up or down anything.

This year the accessory that has been making the biggest impact is the hat. The style in question is the trilby. Available in various colours and textures you’re practically spoilt for choice. But in our opinion your best bet is to keep it simple.

You want it so that it goes with near enough every outfit you choose and therefore faithful black is always a good option.

The Eugenia Kim is so gorgeous, £240, available at Net-a-Porter, it could even be taken from beach to bar.

However, if you wanted something more casual this little number from Accessorize (£20) is a fabulous alternative….

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