Banish bad hair days and make like Brigitte Bardot and Bianca Jagger in a felt hat. It’s all about touches of 70s glamour, so what better way to keep your head warm this winter than sporting the most stylish (and practical) fashion accessories of the season. Whether you go oversized and floppy, or structured and cool, make sure it’s felt and fits well.
Street Style by The Sartorialist
The oversized style has long been a fan of glamourous style icons, peaking in popularity throughout the 70s when it was spotted on every stylish head from Bianca Jagger to Anita Pallenberg. Whether tan, black or bright, a hat tied together their luxe bohemian looks effortlessly. It’s no surprise then that this seasons fashion crowd, who are often quoted as counting the likes of Pallenberg and Bardot as style inspiration, were snapped outside the international fashion shows wearing every type of felt hat imaginable.
Hats on Asos.com
Go all out with 70s bohemia, pairing your floppy felt hat with a patterned maxi and oversized sunglasses with graduated brown lenses. More street than glam? Pop on a cream felt fedora with a pastel blazer and relaxed pants. Online mega store ASOS has an enourmous range of felt fedora ’s to suite any look. Our top picks are the floppy tan fedora, and the so very on trend berry tone oversized felt option. At under $50 they are a steal!
Sportsgirl and Agent 99
If the thrill of visiting an actual store (and ensuring the perfect fit) is of more appeal, be sure to stop in at Sportsgirl and General Pants, both of whom offer a variety of the latest fashion accessories in tan, black, red and olive green. The chocolate contrast bow detail on Agent 99’s beige fedora will top off any warm winter look with aplomb.
The best thing about this trend is that it’s functional. A chilly winter day can be made all the warmer with a floppy felt hat paired with leather gloves and a skinny scarf. Not to mention it’s ability to hide a handful of hair related sins! So stay toasty up top and subscribe to the 70s mood taking over wardrobes the world over.