Hats are everywhere this season. Whether you are a man or a woman hat trend applies for Fall/Winter 2011/2012. As the cold season approaches you’d think a hat would be more of a necessity but some of these hats are really worn just to complete the look, get a certain style, or jump on a bandwagon with other fashionistas who dig the hat trend. Today we feature the trendiest hats for men and women for the Fall/Winter 2011/2012 season and ponder on how to wear them.
Wide brim hat: (also dubbed Amish hats) are really trendy for both men and women. Complete your boho or retro style outfit with that hat and you are high on trend. Think flowing flared trousers, loose blouses with bow-tie necks, and 70’s-style double-breasted jackets to create the right mood. Gucci has created some stylish vintage wide-brim hats that can be worn with pencil skirts, fur and high boots.
Men can wear wide brim hats with tailored suits and coats in style of 1930’s gangsters. Lanvin has created wide brim hats in both collections for men and women. Men outfits worn with the hat included velvet jackets in bold or deep colors, gray suits, and more casual wear. If you like Amish hats Missoni has created some for men and women.
Fedora hat: You can’t really do wrong with wearing a Fedora hat. Celebs wear it with literally any outfit. There are so many styles and fabrics and finishes you just have to coordinate it with your outfit or accessories. Men and women can wear sport Fedora hat. For men there are wide brim Fedora hats that can be worn with suits and more casual outfits. Women try to sport it with a meswear trend – tuxedos and other men style clothes.
Vintage hats: With the 60’s being one of the hottest trends of Fall/Winter 2011/2012 pill box hats had made their appearance at Marc Jacobs’ fashion show. These tiny hats come in various shades and prints in his Fall 2011 RTW collection and can be easily worn with modernized 60’s-inspired wear from such designers and brands as Alberta Ferretti, Fendi, Prada and others. Cloche hats so popular in 1920’s can be seen in Ralph Lauren’s Fall 2011 RTW. These can be worn with evening gowns and furs in a flapper-style. Though less trendy than wide brim and Fedora hats vintage ones can be used to create some interesting outfits.
What hat style appeals to you the most?
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