The 6 Best Hat Trends This Winter

To buy new or pull out of storage

Sure, earmuffs are cute...when you’re seven. You’re a grown-up. It's time to try a statement hat. Complete your outfit with one of these six trendy toppers.

The Gaucho

This shape is somewhere between a fedora and a floppy hat (with far more structure). Balance the masculine wide-brim with an otherwise feminine outfit--say, the skirt-and-sweater combo we all know and love.

Get the look: Zara ($50); Club Monaco ($130); Albertus Swanepoel ($310)

The Faux Fur Cossack

Extra warm. Super chic. Look for a minimal round shape with a flat top that just barely covers your ears and pair it with your dressier looks.

Get the look: H&M ($25); Zara ($40); Unreal Fur ($90)

The Turban

You love a knit beanie but…zzzzz. Try a new approach with a woven V-shape. It's far much more flattering--even if you feel a wee bit like Grey Gardens. (Own it.)

Get the look: Urban Outfitters ($25); Free People ($38); The Third Piece ($115)

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The Pom Beanie

You can also keep the traditional beanie shape, but this time go for one with a giant, festive topper. It’ll liven up your more casual looks. (Exhibit A: the always solid duo of a statement coat and sneakers.)

Get the look: Topshop ($26); Aqua ($88); Inverni ($298)

The Beret

The classic staple has made its way back around. Pull your favorite wool number out of storage (or shop for something new) and go for a monochromatic ensemble down below.

Get the look: Forever 21 ($10); ASOS ($22); Ralph Lauren ($68)

The Leather Baseball Cap

Avoid the tailgate vibes by upgrading from cotton to leather. It’s a surprising addition to a sophisticated look.

Get the look: MM Headwear ($20); Rag & Bone ($150); Kate Spade ($248)

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In her 8 years at Gallery Media Group, Roberta has written about fashion, beauty, news, trends and the royal family. She is currently Senior Editor of Branded Content at...
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