For some of you ladies, a beret would be an instant déjà vu – so many memories, so many stories. Berets were huge a few years ago in the States, probably when some of you would still be in high school.
By the way, tap yourself on the back if you ever wore a beret to high school, this just means you already had the flare and sensibility of high class fashion style in you.
Anyhoo, berets are back for 2017! And, if the fashion police are to be believed, they are here to stay for a long, long time. So, you better order one or two from Amazon quickly in styles you want, and start flaunting them, before it gets pretty conventional.
What Actually is a Beret Hat?
Well, if by any kind of weird and unusual miracle, you have never ever heard of a beret hat for women as a fashion accessory before (the chances of which by the way are really slim) – here is a little info on what a beret hat is and how it became a fashion icon.
A beret hat is traditionally a uniform headgear for various forces, including the military.
Beret, like many of the other fashion gorgeousness’s traces back to France – you cannot picture a classic pinned-up French makeup and styling look without a statement beret hat as headgear. We are pretty sure you have seen berets around, even if you never really stopped to focus on one before.
Which Type of Beret is Right for You?
Now, since we have settled the basic yet pertinent questions of beret’s origins and roots, let us all move to the next significant query – which style of beret is right for you?
Let us figure it out together!
Traditionally, berets are made using a ton of different fabrics, threads and materials. It is usually soft, always round, and a pretty flat hat that kinda resembles a crown. Usually, a beret is made of hand-knitted wool or acrylic fabric.
But, the wool felt material and crochet cotton are also raging popular styles of beret hats, especially when they are worn as fashion accessories.
If you are opting for a beret mainly to use it to cover your head against the chilly windy weather of fall and winters – we suggest you go with the knitted wool or wool felt material.
Along with that, select the colors that are in style, keeping up with the trending 2017 color palette. We highly suggest picking up one beret in a red color for a classic French glam look, an olive green for a more laid-back and relax look, and one in a millennial pink shade to pair with all of your cute, girly outfits.
Three shades and you are set to pair a beret with any type of look you can possibly think of for fall and winter 2017.
For more of a fashion forward and uber-chic look, a crochet cotton beret would make an excellent choice. You can get these even custom made, in any color or pattern you want – how cool is that!
We suggest you match your crochet cotton beret with similar patterned fingerless gloves, and a cute scarf! The trio of these make a classic and timeless fashion statement.
Just as if you are coming straight out of a French classic fairy tale!
How to Style Your Beret?
You want to wear a beret to make a fashion statement, of course.
The ultimate goal here is to recreate a cool French fashionista or diva look
You would never in a lifetime want to look like a security guard girl of a private organization, right?
In order to avoid any fashion disaster happening in an attempt to style your beret hat, follow these chic ways of beret styling.
- Match you black beret with black boots! Berets, when worn right create an instant air of class and elegance, with a touch of mystery. We highly suggest you pair a structures beret with some ripped denims and matching boots – the ultimate casual chic look.
- Make a quirky fashion statement with your beret – funky colors, patches and an over lay of sequin spray on your beret, all will add a personal quirky touch to your outfit and give a very young and refreshing vibe.
The best part about beret’s is that they are an excellent fashion statement, that isn’t going to break the bank. Even a cheap beret from Amazon will have you looking awesome!
There is no reason to hesitate, go get you one or two today!
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