Summer will be here before we know it. Sooner or later we will be prepping the yard for Memorial Day BBQs and lathering on the sunscreen, or in some cases the aloe vera. We are so excited for the warm weather. With the season change, comes a wardrobe change and we are equally as excited for the summer fashion that comes with the sunshine.
Can we just take a second to appreciate the fashion possibilities 2018 has brought with it? Fanny packs are back and better than ever. I think that deserves a round of applause. The fanny packs may be back, but they got a makeover. We are now seeing belt bags and mini bags on every street corner. The fashion elite are wearing these mini bags every way possible from around their body, slung under their arms and the OG way, around their waist like a belt.
While you may not be able to afford the Gucci belt bags straight from New York street style, we've got the next best thing, Gigi Pip belt bags.
We are thrilled to now be offering more accessories to add to the Gigi Pip collection to complement and complete any outfit. We have the hottest trend of the season, belt bags, which come in blush, cognac, and black.
Belt Bag- Cognac
Don't bother with big totes, backpacks and bottomless pit purses this summer. Our belt bags take you from brunch with the girls to the park with the kiddos. Our belt bags fit all the essentials items like your phone, keys, a small wallet, a pack of gum and even your makeup compact.
There is also a little pocket on the inside to hold your ID and credit card. The belt bags are awesome because they come with a customizable fit. There are a handful of pre-cut holes available, but if you are looking for a tighter or looser fit, all you need is a pair of scissors to poke your desired hole through the leather and wa-lah, we are all about that custom fit!
Ginger likes to wear her belt off to the side, but the best part about the belt bag is that the styling possibilities are endless.
Check out some of our favorite Gigi Pip babes and how they style their belt bags:
Photo from @xoloveloxo
Photo from @gparrish
Photo from @marykskinner
Another popular bag for summer is the straw bag. We just launched our Gigi Pip straw bags collection complete with a tote and crossbody option. These bags are perfect for days at the pool, trips to the beach, music festival #ootds and mornings at the farmer's market.
Photo from @braeraedin
The tote has a little more room than the crossbody and can easily store all your summer essentials like sunscreen, towels, snacks and even those fresh blooms.
The crossbody option is a little smaller in size with a lengthy crossbody strap, zip closure, and handles. We are swooning!
So no matter where your summer adventures take you, our newest Gigi Pip bags are sure to be the best adventure partner!
Women's hat sizes are fairly intuitive. The average women's head size measures around 57cm. If you are unsure of your hat size the Gigi Pip small/medium hat would be the best starting point. The small/medium hat size is made to fit 57cm + can be adjusted down to 55cm. If you know you have a slightly larger head go with the 59cm size. As far as Gigi Pip sizing goes this is a medium/large, made to fit a 59cm head size + then can be adjusted down to 57cm. The largest size Gigi Pip offers is a 61 cm, labeled as an XL, like our other sizes the 61 can be sized down to 59 cm. For women who feel they have a slightly smaller head than normal we recommend an XS which begins at 55cm + can be sized down to 53 cm. In select styles we offer kids sizing which begins at 53 cm + can be adjusted to 51 cm.
In short- the most common hat size is a S/M (57cm). While this is the most common hat size, remember that properly sizing your Gigi Pip hat will ensure the best fit.
There are two primary methods of measuring your hat size + are based on the style in which you wear your hat. You will need to take both measurements (shown below) + then use the larger of the two measurements to determine your hat size. Once you've received your hat, you can decide how you would like to wear it + adjust your hat size accordingly.
TIP: If you don't have a textile measuring tape, use a string or piece of yarn to measure the distance around your head. After you have marked the yarn around your head, lay it out flat on the ground or table + measure the straightened out piece of yarn with a measuring stick or regular measuring tape.
Adjustable Inner Band Instructions
Flip up the sweatband to find the Velcro tab + pull to tighten. Velcro the ribbon back in place to secure your desired fit. The adjustable band can adjust the hat up to 5 cm when necessary! Some helpful tips about our adjustable inner band-
Hat Sizing Tape Instructions
Hat sizing tape is an additional option for tightening the fit of your hat. Place the foam tape on the inside of your hat, behind the sweatband, with the sticky side facing towards the hat wall. Wrap the tape completely around the hat for maximum size decrease or cut tape length in half for a more moderate decrease. Size to fit prior to removing the adhesive cover. Once the fit is correct, remove the adhesive cover, press firmly into place, and wa-lah.
For more questions about hat sizing, please contact Gigi Pip at email@example.com.