Hats are such stylish accessories that can level up the simplest outfit considerably. A wide variety of hat types and designs has shown up on the catwalks of fall/winter, including beanies, newsie hats, berets, fedoras, cloches, among many others. Different, fantastic textures were employed; among the trendiest were leather, vinyl, fluffy faux fur, tweed, and knitted wool. Solid and printed hats were present: checked, floral, and animal printed. While you are updating your wardrobe for winter, we are here to remind you of hats. The following are 10 elegant hat trends for winter.
1 Faux fur hats
Faux fur has been a massive fashion trend this season. Not only faux fur hats but also coats, jackets, etc. showed up notably on catwalks of fall/winter. No wonder, for fur is a texture of classic, timeless elegance; besides, it provides warmth in the freezing days of winter efficiently. Therefore, a faux fur hat in your winter wardrobe is not a mere chic complementary accessory, but a practical piece as well. You can go for an all-fur hat or one with accents of fur decoration.
Berets are a retro hat trend that was retrieved and updated by fashion designers. The result was fantastic, modern, lively berets that appeared notably on the runways of fall/winter. It is a hat trend expected to dominate this winter. Today, berets of different materials, including knitted wool, leather, and velvet, are available. Also, you do not have to stick to plain pieces. Add printed ones too to your wardrobe; floral, checked, and animal prints are quite trendy.
3 Newsie hats
These hats were worn by working-class boys. Therefore, they are also known as newsboy caps. Newsie hats are a vintage style, and as a fashion trend, it was popular in the early noughties. It came back and witnessed updates in the hats’ designs and the ways of styling them, which added to their charm and attracted many ladies towards them. Leather, velvet, and wooly textured newsboy hats showed up on the runways of fall/winter.
4 Warm beanies
Beanies are timeless, lifesaver headpieces when it gets really cold. Fall-winter fashion shows showed a variety of beanies of different designs and colors. They appeared quite chic as parts of dressy looks. So, prepare yourself to view them in a different manner, not as mere casual pieces.
5 Bucket hats
After taking a stage center in the past spring and summer, bucket hats continue to form a massive trend in fall/winter. In the hot season, they were mostly associated with light, casual outfits. However, on runways of the cold season, they appeared in more elegant, mature designs and were part of dressy, formal looks.
6 Fedora hats
Fedoras are expected to dominate as a hat trend this winter after they made a huge presence in the fashion shows of fall/winter. They are relatively big. So, if you are looking for a masculine accent to toughen things a bit, you can indeed rely on a fedora hat.
Cloches are a classic headpiece that you should indeed have in your hat set for winter. They are stylish and form a perfect addition to formal and dressy outfits. Average sizes are popular, yet oversized cloches showed up on Nina Ricci’s catwalk of fall/winter.
8 Veiled hats
Veiled hats are classic and sophisticated. They have been trendy this fall after they showed up on fall/winter runways, including that of Dior, and Dolce & Gabbana. It is a vintage piece that you can style with a modern, dressy outfit for an elegant look. Although it is a formal, dressy piece in the first place, Michael Kors managed to employ it in a casual look.
Another elegant headpiece to add to your collection for winter is a turban. Turbans have been a notable trend in fashion shows of fall/winter, including that of Kate Spade and Michael Kors.
10 Statement ornamentation
Statement ornamented hats are classic, yet they are not versatile and, therefore, are not practical. However, they formed a trend on the runways that cannot be ignored. A variety of designs and ornamentations appeared, some of which are wearable while others do not seem so. Dolce and Gabbana and Marc Jacobs contributed considerably to enriching the trend with multiple ideas and designs; adornment elements like flowers and feathers were employed.
It is vital to update your wardrobe with some hats that fit your outfits. They are not just accessory, complementary pieces, but protectors from the cold of winters as well. Stay elegant and warm!