All of a sudden hats seem to be back on the fashion scene. Pick up a fashion magazine or log into your favorite social media platform, you will not be able to avoid seeing images of ultra-smart women sporting cool hats of every kind. However, with the winter in full blast, you will need to pick a hat that will keep you warm besides looking good. Some handy style tips for the stylish woman this winter:
Pom Pom Hat
Also known as a “toque” in Canada, the pom pom hat is undoubtedly among the most popular winter hats worn by women to keep themselves warm and comfortable when the temperature dips. It looks very much like the beanie, but you can easily make it out because of its distinctive furry bobble on the top of the hat’s crown. You can get pom pom hats in a large variety of colors, sizes, and shapes, which means that matching one to your winter outfit is effortless. However, if you want to buy only one, you should consider a neutral color as you can pair it with outfits of virtually all colors.
Once upon a time, only men would consider wearing fedoras but now women who want to look good and different have no qualms claiming it as their own. As onlookers will confirm, when a woman wears a fedora, she looks good and confident enough to take on the world. The fedora worn by women is distinctive with its short rim, folded top, and signature ribbon tied around the base. The fedora goes well with all kinds of winter outfits but looks outstanding when paired with jeans, trousers, or jumpsuits.
Also called the safari hat, the wide brim fedora is making waves this season with fashionable women. A wide sloping brim going all around and a medium to high crown with a dent in the center make the fedora distinctive even in a sea of hats. When made from a heavier material like wool, fur, or felt, it makes a great winter hat that keeps you warm while looking very cool. With its full coverage, you can also use it to look good even on a bad hair day or when you are too last to wash your hair.
Depending on the color, fabric, and style, the schoolboy hat, also popularly known as the newsboy hat, can be as casual or dressy as you want. You can look great wearing one with your jeans and parka or you can pair it with a heavy tweed dress perfect to beat the winter chill in the evening.
Pill Box Hat
Even though it is not a very common sight, you can consider wearing a pillbox hat made of fur to keep your head warm and cozy this winter. The fur pillbox hat became famous after Julie Christie wowed the audience in the 1965 film “Doctor Zhivago” with her peppy performance. Since its soft furry shape flatters every kind of facial shape and structure, most women find they look good in it when worn with casual outfits or fancy dresses for the winter evening dinner dates. According to The Encyclopedia of Fashion, pillbox hats were popular because of their simplicity and elegance.
Trapper hats are not only immensely functional for women who need to step out in style during the winter but also look super cool. It takes after the traditional hats worn by hunters in the olden days, which is why the name. You have a wide choice of materials ranging from shearling, leather, suede, polyester blends, acrylic, and more. The most distinctive feature of trapper hats is their ear flaps that you can pull tight over your ears, almost to your chin. This makes it feel warm for those with short hair, but even if you have long hair, you can look great by leaving it loose or tying your hair in ponytails, pigtails, or French braid.
Even though you may think that the beret never went out of style, you cannot help noticing it now that it is popping up everywhere from the high street to fancy parties. Thanks to fashion bloggers, the beret is enjoying a new lease of life in all fashion centers all over the world. Women of all ages love the beret because, in addition to being a warm and comfortable winter accessory, it frames their faces in a lovely way, especially when you tilt it back a little. Since berets go well with all kinds of outfits, you will never be at a loss to find something chic to wear with it.
When choosing a winter hat, you need to focus on keeping yourself warm and comfortable while not sacrificing the visual appeal. Luckily, you have a great assortment of hats to choose from. The secret is to match them to your outfits and the occasion and wear them with confidence.