Nicky Deam 2017-09-05 00:51:13
This season, the must-have accessory doesn’t go on your arms or feet, it sits atop your head. At the fall ready-to-wear shows in Paris, few models set foot on the runway without a hat, whether they were making their way down the catwalk for Marc Jacobs, Christian Dior or Gucci. A far cry from cozy cashmere beanies of years past, this season’s hats are making a strong argument for themselves as the It accessory for bracing oneself against the literal and metaphorical climate. Designer Janessa Leoné—whose line of accessories has garnered her an impressive celebrity following—points to a correlation between the resurgence of chapeaux and social activism: “Hats gain momentum at times when people find their inner voice aligning with causes bigger than themselves,” she says. “People are strongly identifying with movements and political parties right now, so it makes sense their fashion choices would also become more bold and intentional.” Designers chose to draw inspiration from the past, emboldening models with retro silhouettes like felt cloches and austere berets. The underlying theme that unites them? Their abundance of confidence. “The biggest mistake you can make when wearing a hat is being self-conscious,” Leoné says. “If you embrace your confidence, a hat will look beautiful on you.” After all, is there anything more chic than a confident woman? We think not. Pair this Isabel Marant EVIE VIRGIN WOOL CAP with a crisp white blouse and vintage jeans, $155, at isabelmarant.com. Up the drama of a duster coat and slip dress with this romantic VAILE STREET FEDORA from Rodd and Gunn, $99.50, available at Montage boutiques. Top an oversized cashmere turtleneck and midi skirt with this striking DEUX BLACK WOOL CAP by Janessa Leoné, $212, at janessaleone.com. This KENDALL FELT HAT WITH PEARLS by Maison Michel Paris is an outfit-completer when paired with a tailored trench and sleek boots, $910, at modaoperandi.com. Add a dose of whimsy to wide-leg wool trousers and a slim knit with this standout STRIPED ANGORABLEND BERET from Gucci, $360, at netaporter.com.
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