The fall/ winter 2013-2014 hat trends are so varied and so amazing that they will instantly make you change your attitude of fighting off these spectacular headpieces, which not only keep your warm throughout the cold months, but also add a chic, voguish vibe to your outfits. The more variations of hats your have in your wardrobe, the better, since each look requires certain types of headpieces. This fall, you aren’t going to lack stylish ideas, since the fall 2013 hat trends bring berets, fur and knit hats, turbans, caps and more stunning hat styles. Below, you can get acquainted with the hottest fall/ winter 2013-2014 hat trends that will see you stylish throughout the new cold season!
Fall/ Winter 2013-2014 Hat Trend 1: Fur Hats: With fur being one of the coolest fall/ winter 2013-2014 fashion trends, it’s quite normal to see fur hats in the new season. This is the type of hats that you can’t wear any other season and for which you are always looking forward to fall. Fluffy plush fur hats look luxurious and elegant, instantly becoming the focal point in your look. Since other fashion accessories and jewelry pieces often fade away, when matched with fur hats, fashion designers recommend wearing impressive and expressive jewelry pieces with them, such as earrings and necklaces in the Byzantine style. Elegant fur hats or at least hats with fur trimmings can be found in the fall 2013 collections of Ralph Lauren, Donna Karan, Michael Kors, Misha Nonoo, Chanel, Max Azria and others.
Fall/ Winter 2013-2014 Hat Trend 2: Knitted Hats: Coming from our childhood, knitted hats are totally adorable. This fall, knitted hats come in various styles, ranging from the traditional retro hats and lovely pom pom knitted hats to grunge style ones, casual and urban knitted hats. Knitted hats add romanticism and sensuality to the image, making the wearer look a bit naïve and girlish. Giles and Victoria by Victoria Beckham come up with cool dwarf-style three dimensional knitted hats, Sister by Sibling, Karen Walker and Kate Spade charm with the flirty pom pom knitted hats, while DKNY, Paule Ka, Tommy Hilfiger and others give preference to grunge style casual knitted hats.
Fall/ Winter 2013-2014 Hat Trend 3: Berets: Berets aren’t definitely the perfect hat styles for protecting you in the cold season, but their main function is adding aesthetics, refinement to the outfits. The new fall/ winter 2013-2014 hat trends bring small flirty berets back to fashion, which look so effective, when worn mostly on one side. Keeping the shape and texture of berets strict, fashion designers choose variety, when it comes to the size, color and print of berets. Especially popular are leopard printed berets this season. Berets can be seen at Chanel, Ralph Lauren, Dsquared2, Valentin Yudashkin and others.
Fall/ Winter 2013-2014 Hat Trend 4: Ladylike Caps: It’s not the first season that caps are super trendy. Although initially being as men’s style headpieces and with a strong sporty vibe, caps look more ladylike and chic this season. John Galliano, Hervé Léger and Ralph Lauren bring more elegant caps, while Moschino dazzles with the British police uniform caps. Ruffian and Patrik Ervell come up with sporty caps. Options are endless, so you’ll definitely find a relevant cap this fall.
Fall/ Winter 2013-2014 Hat Trend 5: Oriental Turbans: Oriental theme is a major fall/ winter 2013-2014 fashion trend, therefore we have the trend of turbans and women’s hats resembling the headpieces of pharaohs and the princes of the Arabian Nights. Such oriental hats inspired by the East can add a touch of mystery to your look this fall. Get inspired from Manish Arora, Tsumori Chisato and Tracy Reese.
Fall/ Winter 2013-2014 Hat Trend 6: Asymmetric Hats: Asymmetry is another fashion trend that has managed to touch almost all items of a woman’s wardrobe. Many designers come up with asymmetric hats or hats worn asymmetrically this fall. For inspiration, you can look to Donna Karan or Sister by Sibling.
Fall/ Winter 2013-2014 Hat Trend 7: Ushankas: Ushankas or hats with earflaps are perhaps the most functional, but also fashionable hats for cold months. They keep your ears and head warm, as well as look ultra-feminine and elegant, despite the fact that they used to be masculine hats initially. Fashionable ushankas can be found at Michael Kors, Chanel and others.
Fall/ Winter 2013-2014 Hat Trend 8: Hood Hats: Being a hybrid of scarves and hats, hood style hats are one of the best headpieces to protect you from severe cold. Fashion houses like Alexander Wang, Anna Sui, Tibi, Jean Paul Gaultier, Iceberg and Vivienne Westwood Red Label bring the trend of hood hats to the new cold season, letting you look both cozy and fashionable at the same time.
Fall/ Winter 2013-2014 Hat Trend 9: Babushka Headscarves: Inspiration from cold Russia continues and our favorite fashion designers bring the trend of babushka headscarves, which look so feminine and elegant. Ermanno Scervino is the one, who set the trend of babushka headscarves or hats this fall, bringing gorgeous fur options.
Fall/ Winter 2013-2014 Hat Trend 10: Masculine Retro Hats: Androgyny is again in fashion, so men’s style retro hats are a big hit this fall. Reminiscent of the Old Hollywood style, hunter masculine hats, hats in the style of Michael Jackson, trilby hats, fedora hats and homburg hats are super-trendy this fall. Such hats can be seen in the fall 2013 collections of Tommy Hilfiger, Dsquared2, LAMB, Olymia Le-Tan, Lyn Devon and others.
Fall/ Winter 2013-2014 Hat Trend 11: Feminine Hats: Next to androgyny, we have the eternal trend of femininity, so no wonder, feminine hats are also super-sassy this fall. Flirty wide-brim hats, cloche hats, original lamp style hats and rodeo style hats can be seen at Blumarine, Issa London, Vivienne Westwood, Oscar de la Renta, Yohji Yamamoto, Giulietta, Veronique Branquinho and others. Pay attention to the charming details, such as ribbons, brooches or feathers adjusted to the hats.
Leave the revolt against hats to kids this fall, since the fall/ winter 2013-2014 hat trends promise to complete and harmonize your winter outfits and take your styling to a whole new level!
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