Straw Bag

Nothing screams summer chic more than a straw bag!  It’s the summer staple item equivalent to a little black dress.  This vintage, classy look is perfect for easy transitioning within your wardrobe.

Boardwalk Style’s straw handbags are very light weight, and a beauty to look at.  Our straw totes come in a variety of shapes and sizes, and are great for the beach or summer nightlife!

But enough talk, let’s show you some of our best straw handbags for spring and summer 2014!

This first Boardwalk Style black straw bag has an angled top, almost like a pentagon shape.  Because this is one of the larger bags, the round handles make it easy to hold by hand or on the shoulder.

large black straw bag with bamboo handles

This Boardwalk Style natural handbag gives off a Native American vibe with its straw weave
and turquoise beading.

Beaded Straw Bag-Boardwalk Style

Do you want to take the beach bag look to the next level?  Check out this gold metallic straw bag below.
This Boardwalk Style favorite can be worn for a casual day at the beach, or for dinner on the pier.
The perfect transition from day to night, as well as from Summer to Fall!

Metallic Staw Bag-Boardwalk Style

Sometimes we all just need a nice striped hand with wood handles…
Pair it with one of Boardwalk Style’s Floppy Straw Hats and you’re good to go!

Natural and Olive Straw Bag-Boardwalk Style

Since you have seen mostly short handle bags, try this one on for size.
The long strap gives more of a casual feel to this crochet bag.
The leather straps are the perfect finishing touch.

Natural Crochet Staw Bag w:Leather Straps-Boardwalk Style

Similar to the last handbag, this crochet tote goes one step further,
creating contrasts with the dark inner lining.

Natural Crochet Straw Bag- Boardwalk Style

And then we have the classic straw bag, large enough to double as a beach bag, or use it for grocery shopping, school, travel…throw your entire life inside and watch in utter joy as people look at you like you are Mary Poppins– there is pretty much nothing you cannot fit inside this giant straw tote bag! 😉

Natural Straw Bag w: Brown Handles

The purse below screams vintage with the bamboo handles.
Such a lovely braided straw bag– not too big, not too small.

Natural Straw Bag w:Bamboo Handles-Boardwalk Style

Another pentagonal shape, with small round handles.  This natural straw bag is so classy, modern and chic.

Natural Straw Bag w:Wooden Beaded Handles-Boardwalk Style

This modern, picnic-like style is perfect for those days you do not want to be lugging around a huge shoulder bag.  Just throw in your necessities and hold it around your wrist for lightweight accessorizing.

Natural Zigzag Weave Straw Bag-Boardwalk Style

Like what you see?  Be sure to  check out more of our blog posts with pictures of some of our top accessories.

And get connected with the latest beach and straw trends at Boardwalk Style’s Pinterest and Boardwalk Style’s Twitter!

Stay Fashionable!

-Team Boardwalk

Sun Protection Hats

The sun’s rays feel hotter and hotter each year, and the importance of sun protection hats has become increasingly essential now more than ever.

When one thinks of sun protection, the automatic thought is, of course, sunblock.  Sure, sunblock works great and is very important to use no matter what the weather forecast may be, but why not take protection one step further by physically protecting your most preciously exposed area with a sun protection hat?  After all, there is only so much that SPF 1000 can do.

No more squinting in the sun, no more sunglass tan lines– these hats will be sure to block the potentially harmful ultraviolet rays from your gorgeous face, all while looking fresh and fashionable.

Here at Boardwalk Style, we have your best interests at heart, and we want to see you shine in the sun, while being health conscious about sun protection too!

Below are  the Top 10 UPF 50+ Boardwalk Style sun hats that give the best sun protection.  Curious what UPF stands for?  UPF 50+ means that the Ultraviolet Protection Factor of 50+ will block 98% UV radiation (the highest rating on the market).

2-Tone Sun Protectiion Hat-Boardwalk Style

Blue 2-Tone Sun Protection Hat-Boardwalk Style

Lampshade Sun Protection Hat w:Tie-Bac Sash-Boardwalk Style

Lampshade Sun Protection Hat w:Wide Ribbon-Boardwalk Style

Large Red Sun Protection Hat- Boardwalk Style

Ribbon Sun Hat-Boardwalk Style

Straw Sun Hat w:Black Ribbon-Boardwalk Stye

Straw Wide Brim Hat w: Cord-Boardwalk Style

Wide Brim Sun Protection Hat w:Oversized Bow-Boardwalk Style

Whether you decide on a lampshade style or a wide brim, don’t be afraid to have fun in the sun!  If you are pale and freckle easily, or are already tan and trying to prevent getting darker, sun protection hats for women are a sure way to protect the eyes, face and neck.

Stay connected and get the latest updates by also checking out Boardwalk Style’s Pinterest, as well as Boardwalk Style’s Twitter!

Stay fashionably protected, and enjoy this heat while it lasts!

-Team Boardwalk

 

 

Womens Summer Hats

Have you been browsing the internet for hours, searching for the best in womens summer hats?*  Well, you’ve finally found the site you’ve been looking for: Welcome to Boardwalk Style!

What?  It only took you five seconds to find this site and you’re “super eager” to see some summer hat pics?  Well, congrats you…you skilled internet surfer.  Photos are below!

A little about these pictures before we jump right into them:  These are only a few styles of our ladies sun hats, wide brim hats, and fedoras.  By the summer of 2014** we’ll be getting in many new styles of all of our womens summer hats…so be sure to check back to Boardwalk-Style.com regularly for updates.

Okay, so let’s see these ladies hats – available at a retailer near you soon – just in time for beach season!  :)

 

lampshade sun hat - natural - brown sash - boardwalk style

womens seagrass hat - beach - boardwalk styleladies sun hat - boardwalk style wide brim summer hat - boardwalk style womens summer fedora hat - boardwalk style womens summer hats - boardwalk style laides hats - summer wide brim - pink - boardwalk style

Aren’t those some amazing women’s wide brimmed and fedora hats?   We think so too!  :)

Hopefully through this post – or perhaps browsing our site – you’ve found all the ladies sun hats that you could possibly hope for.

But if you haven’t, we’re always looking for new designs.  In fact, on Boardwalk Style’s Pinterest we’re constantly collecting pictures of the most fashionable sun hats and summer bags.  Check it out when you get the chance?

(Pinterest is a great site for fashion, by the way.  And no, they didn’t pay us to say that.  -But they should!  Hello, Pinterest, can you hear us? :))

Whether you’re using a summer hat for sun protection or for that final touch to a sexy beach outfit – or both! – you can’t go wrong with Boardwalk Style.

Seriously.

Stay stylish this summer,

-Team Boardwalk

* You may have noticed that our apostrophe usage is a bit off at times, especially around words such as womens sun hats, ladies summer hats, etc.  This is to help those searching for these types of hats find our site, because it seems that when we search we often don’t use apostrophes either! :)

** If you are reading this after the summer of 2014, then you of realize this is true, as you have seen – and perhaps are wearing? – the new designs of Boardwalk Style sun hats for women!  Aren’t they great?  Did you find them our site or just buy them in your favorite retailer?  What IS the future like?  :)

 

 

The Beach Scarf

The beach scarf concern on everyone’s mind: Is it too hot to rock a scarf in the summer?

The short answer: No freakin’ way!

The longer answer: A great summer beach scarf is a practical cover-up.   If the cool ocean breeze suddenly sends chills running up your spine, grab a scarf!  During the day, beach scarves are so lightweight they provide a breezy cover the hot blazing sun!

Dual purpose equals dual love.  And the truth is, women love to accessorize (am I right!?)

Here at Boardwalk Style we bring you the best eye-catching, head turning accessories for the beach.  And these lightweight summer beach scarves are a perfect example of that.

Check out a few of our latest beach scarves in the pictures below.

Flower Print Lightweight Summer Beach Scarf-Boardwalk Style

Lightweight Colorful Printed Shawl Summer Beach Scarf-Boardwalk Style

Lightweight Summer Beach Scarf Zig Zag Print-Boardwalk Style

Metallic Lined Lightweight Summer Beach Scarf-Boardwalk Style

Metallic Stripe Lightweight Summer Beach Scarf-Boardwalk Style

Multicolor Lightweight Summer Beach Scarf-Boardwalk Style

Neon Butterfly Pring Lightweight Summer Beach Scarf-Boardwalk Style

Neon Leopard Print Lightweight Summer Beach Scarf-Boardwalk Style

Paisley Print Lightweight Summer Beach Scarf-Boardwalk Style

Stripe Multicolor Summer Beach Scarf-Boardwalk Style

Turquoise Fringe Infinity Summer Beach Scarf-Boardwalk Style

Two Tone Lightweight Summer Beach Scarf-Boardwalk Style

Neon Lightweight Summer Beach Scarf Shawl-Boardwalk Style

The coolest aspect of summer beach scarves?  You can not only wrap them around your neck, but wear them as a shawl as well (as shown in that last pic!).

So in the summer, think about grabbing a light summer scarf on your way out into the sun and sun.  A bright, fashionable, airy scarf is a really cute way to cover up.

We’re proud of the colors and prints we’ve chosen for this season.  So pick up one of these lightweight summer beach scarves, or another item on the versatile line of Boardwalk Style’s fashion accessories.

For more pictures of summer scarves, beach hats, and straw bags, check out Boardwalk Style’s Pinterest and catch Boardwalk Style on Twitter!

Until then…shop the boardwalk.

-Team Boardwalk

Totally ready to buy one of the great fashion scarves on this page?  A list of participating retailers who carry Boardwalk Style is coming soon!  We appreciate your patience!  :)

Beach Bags and Totes

Packing the right beach bags and totes can make going to the fun, fashionable, and freakin’ easy! :)

You wake up and look outside the window.  It looks like a beach day–you breathe in the air, and it smells like summer.  Towel? Check! Sunblock? Check! Snacks for a mini beach picnic? Yes…Fashion Magazine to read while soaking in the sun? Of course!  Okay, so then what’s missing?

You walk into your closet and stare at your pile of purses and you realize you need a large beach bag to carry all your necessities.  Lucky for you, Boardwalk Style has all the beach accessories you will ever need…want. :)

Boardwalk Style (About Us) stays one step ahead of the fashion trends by bringing you a wide variety of bags, scarves and hats to style and accessorize with.  Based in sunny Los Angeles, trust us– we KNOW summer style  😉

Our summer bags come in a variety of styles, such as canvas beach bags, straw bags, and if you are feeling nautical, we have striped bags as well.

Here! Take a peek at just a handful of Boardwalk Style’s large summer beach tote bags, and see which is big enough to hold everything you need for this day of fun.  Who knows, you might even be able to throw a volleyball in there somewhere…

Flip Flop Design Beach Tote Bag- Boardwalk Style

Green Canvas Beach Tote Bag w:Beach Mat-Boardwalk Style

Multicolor Striped Straw Beach Tote Bag w:Rope Handles-Boardwalk Style

Nautical 2-Color Striped Beach Straw Tote Bag w:Rope Handles

Nautical Big Striped Straw Beach Tote Bag w:Rope Handles-Boardwalk Style

Oversized Natural Raffia Crochet Beach Tote Bag-Boardwalk Style

Orange Canvas Beach Tote Bag w:Beach Mat-Boardwalk Style

Oversized Natural Crochet Raffia Beach Tote Bag-Boardwalk Style

Orange Woven Beach Tote Bag w:Sash-Boardwalk Style

Pink Big Straw Beach Tote  Bag w:Rope Handles-Boardwalk Style

Striped Multicolor Beach Tote Bag-Boardwalk Style

Tropical Fish Design Beach Tote Bag-Boardwalk Style

Feeling the natural straw look?  Brave enough to rock a bright pink or orange?  Or are you drawn to the nautical stripes?  So many choices, but also so many days to hit the beach and stroll the boardwalk, with Boardwalk Style– of course!

Stay tuned for more on our products and how to wear them, as well as stay connect with us on Pinterest and Twitter!

Stay fashionable, cool and fresh– long live Summer!

-Team Boardwalk

Straw Fedora Hats

Just when you thought Ne-Yo and Justin Timberlake out wore the fedora, Boardwalk Style brings you straw fedora hats with a fresh new twist.

Here at Boardwalk Style, we not only carry the classic natural with black ribbon, but a wide variety of colors and details.

What’s that you say?  Too hard to choose from all the varieties?

Good thing Boardwalk Style is here to help!

The key to choosing the perfect fedora lies in the subtle details.  It’s those small elements that make straw fedora hats for women unique from one to the next–just like you!

Ready to check them out? Alright, alright.  We have hand chosen a few of our most diverse fedoras for you to lush over.

Let’s start with the natural and black ribbon fedora. This diamond pattern straw fedora hat has a hint of metallic threading woven within the diamond elements.  Probably something you would not have expected, but makes a huge difference to the overall structure of the hat!

Diamond Pattern Straw Fedora Hat- Boardwalk Style

This fedora takes subtle details one step further with the interweaving of the natural with brown paper straw. Pretty cool, huh?

Mixed Colored Straw Fedora Hat-Boardwalk Style

We really love this lightweight, all-season fedora, with it’s dainty, feminine qualities.  The versatile ability for this fedora to be made of knitted cotton and acrylic, yet appear to be made of straw, really challenges the idea of what it means to be a unique fedora.

Pattern Knit Fedora w:Grey Band-Boardwalk Style

Another natural and black-band fedora– spot the major difference?   The weave: speckled toyo straw mesh! If any hat can remind you of dazzling beach sands, it’s this one.  Yes.  Beautiful.

Speckled Mesh Fedora Hat-Boardwalk Style

This woven straw fedora’s unique quality are the cut outs on the side of the hat.  This handwoven fedora made of bangora straw includes a faux leather braided band, for that extra something special.

Straw Fedora Hat w:Cut Outs- Boardwalk Style

A straw paper fedora never seemed so attractive and sleek with it’s pleated satin band.  Stay classy, friends!

Straw Fedora w:Satin Band Hat- Boardwalk Style

This straw mesh fedora is so lightweight and perfect for summer.  Perfect for the ocean breeze to flow through the hat and keep your head cool during those long summer days.

Straw Mesh Fedora Hat w:Band-Boardwalk Style

The interesting aspect about this handwoven paper straw fedora is the tribal element, which is a pattern really rare to find in accessories– especially fedoras!  Rock it, we dare you!

Two-Tone Hand Woven Straw Fedora Hat-Boardwalk Style

Can’t decide on natural?  Can’t decide on black?  Everyone wins with this two-tone braided wheat straw fedora.  Of course, it would not be complete without a striped grosgrain matching band.

Two-tone Straw Fedora Hat- Boardwalk Style

This natural rush grain straw gives the fedora a lighter feel, and it definitely gives off a handwoven characteristic, most evident than the previous straw fedoras.

Woven Straw Fedora Hat w:Striped Band- Boardwalk Style

 

Well?  Which one’s your favorite?  Stuck between the two-tone, loose-weave, tight weave, diamond weave, brown band, black band, striped band? It’s okay, we are too.

Who would have known one little hat could come in so many variations?

In the mean time, while you sit and contemplate how to mix and match these fedoras with your fashionable wardrobe, stay connected and in the fashion loop by checking out Boardwalk Style’s Pinterest and Boardwalk Style’s Twitter!

 

-Team Boardwalk

 

 

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