Headwear should not only be practical, but it should also be stylish too. With spring just around the corner, having a gorgeous piece of headwear is vital. It’s time to ditch the beanie hat and see what beautiful pieces are bang on trend for the coming, warmer months. Last year the trilby reigned supreme.
What key pieces turning heads this season?
Fascinators have always been favored by those who go to weddings. It’s also known as a Kentucky Derby hat! But, fascinators have been doing the rounds during Fashion Week, and they are now going to be worn as a more everyday piece than simply reserved for special occasions. For everyday use, think florals and headbands and much smaller pieces. Team with tea dresses and gladiator sandals for a cute, kitsch vibe.
If it’s good enough for Queen Bey, then it’s good enough for us. The Stetson has always been something of a fashion hit or miss. Some people love it; others loathe it. Of course, it’s not a trend that can be taken lightly; it’s one of those daring pieces, but worn well can look fantastic. To remain on trend, opt for supple white leather and wear with androgynous clothes. If you’re new to the trend, go for a cowboy hat with a small brim for a casual yet charming look.
Visors aren’t just for ravers or golf-pros. With the 1980s revival still making a significant impact, the visor is back, and it’s the perfect headpiece for summer. It’s great fro on the beach or even on the commute. And, due to its versatility, it can be worn with everything from jeans to dresses. Opt for a brightly colored plastic rimmed visor for a fresh aesthetic.
Unleash your inner Parisian goddess and opt for a chic beret. The beret hasn’t been seen for a while, but it has been given a new lease of life at Fashion Week. Forget everything you know about berets and ignore muted colors. Loud colors, clashing designs, and bejeweled berets are perfect for the spring season. Keep your make-up ala French chic too (think lashings of red lipstick and black winged eyeliner) to enhance this trend.
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Think film noir rather than blushing bride and you’re on the right lines. Veils of delicate lace are going to be huge this year, and just in time for wedding season too. It’s a bold move, but it adds for a super dramatic look. The veiled headpiece is perfect for that red carpet or black tie events and is certainly a bold accessory to try. Team with a ball gown for a truly Hollywood effect.
So many ladies are scared to try headwear, but if you want to be seen as effortlessly chic and utterly fashionable, hats are a good place to start. They complement your entire look and are bound to see you head and shoulders above the rest. Don’t forget to dress your head and turn heads in the process.