Accessories Report

The style of hat that many girls have never thought of sporting finally surfaced as a winter trend thanks to A-listers, it-girls and Fashionistas all over the country integrating the beanie into their cold weather wardrobe. As soon as these beanies started appearing in Vogue and on the runways last year, many of us looking to ditch our typical bowler hats, fall fedoras and berets were overly excited for the temperatures to drop.

This Fashionista looks effortlessly edgy with her colorful beanie. The shades of reds and blues complement her red hair beautifully! Try to coordinate the color of your beanie to go with your hair color! If you have brown hair, a natural colored beanie looks great, and if you’re a blonde, try navy! This Fashionista amps up her plain black Andrew Marc puffer coat with the pattern on her beanie. Most winter coats are plain dark colors, so choosing a pattern for your hat is a good way to create a full effortless look when you’re running to class or to dinner with friends when the temperatures are low.

Despite the cold-weather stigma that beanies have, these hats are transitional. Try a cute pair of denim, white tank and this beanie for an early fall, grungy-chic look. Beanies have no boundaries! You might even try sporting one with these cut-off denim shorts and this top for a flawless late summer boho look.

Yarn, cashmere, cotton or fluffy knit, your options for the perfect beanie are limitless! There are also many different styles that beanies are made in. There are turned up beanies, there are oversized beanies and boyfriend beanies like this. Many Fashionistas like to pick a neutral color like black, gray, tan, navy or dark burgundy so that they can throw on their beanie will a variety of looks. Other Fashionistas look to spice up their everyday street style with a fun, neon beanie that creates an unexpected, edgy twist. If a highlighter colored beanie isn’t your cup of tea, any Fashionista can add a little detail to their beanie choice by picking one with a pom-pom, thick ribs, embellishment or pattern. Nothing beats a pair of jeans, plain oversized sweater and allowing for a cute patterned beanie to detail your daily look.

Spotted: Christian Dior showed beanies paired with flowy dresses on his fall 2012 ready-to-wear runway.


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