Let’s talk hats. I love a good hat, and think it can be the perfect accessory to tie an outfit together or make an otherwise casual, thrown together outfit looked polished. I gravitate towards baseball hats, my favorite of the moment being a bright green, throwback Jets hat. They’re comfortable, and they fit my overly large head better than most.
A beanie is both fashionable and practical. I’ve been through enough New England winters to know that it is foolish to leave home without protection for your head and ears, and so you might as well look cute while bundling up.
The floppy felt hat is a look I’m wanting to try out. I want to embrace it! It’s a go-big-or-go-home look though, and if you feel even a little bit self conscious in a floppy hat, it will show. However, I think we both should just put on our big girl pants and rock it. We can do this.
The best part about hats? They’re perfect for transitional dressing. It’s getting much cooler around here, and I’ve heard tell of snow in parts of the country. You’ll need layers, and scarves, and hats and you’ll need to not sacrifice style.
Here’s how: Three Hat Styles, Perfect for Transitional Dressing
The Baseball Hat.
I think this is my favorite item to come out of the “sporty, street style” thing going on right now. Baseball hats are casual, fun, can be patterned (leopard!) or wool or leather or, most traditionally, can sport your favorite team. I like ’em all. And I especially like that the thing I have used forever to mask dirty hair on a last minute grocery trip is now a fashion statement.
Does anyone else in the world call beanies toboggans? Is that a Texas thing? Or is that a my-family thing? Sometimes I assume the rest of the world talks like me, and I’ll say something to K, and he’ll have no idea what I’m talking about, and I’ll realize that it’s just something my mother–and only my mother–has said my whole life. Whatever you call these, they’re sort of a no brainer. It’s cold out! Throw an oversized wool sock on your head. The slouchier the better, and if you can find a big giant pom on the top, I applaud you.
The Floppy Felt Hat
Slightly bohemian, slightly throwback, can be dressed up or dressed down, these toppers are a giant dose of cool. Remember what I said about owning it? Yeah, these demand it. I’m loving that oxblood color (as you can see–it’s there in all three styles!) and I’m thinking that would be a nice addition to a weekend out.
What do you think about hats this Fall? Are you on board? Are you going to ease into it with a standard beanie? Or keep it casual with a baseball hat? Can we go somewhere and wear felt hats? Will you do that with me?