Pulling off a beret without looking like you ducked into a Parisian tourist shop is no easy feat, which explains why the majority of women eschew the topper. However, we're here to explain how to wear a beret and why this season you may finally feel differently.
There's a long history of chic women sporting the beret. Not only has it graced style icons we all know and adore, but it's also continued to be a major accessory on the runways, as evidenced in seasons past. Furthermore, there are some seriously amazing berets on the market right now for you to shop. So if you've been debating how to wear a beret without feeling like a poser Parisian, were here to help.
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Brigitte Bardot, 1957
Catherine Deneuve, 1968
Diane Kruger has been spotted in numerous berets over the years, giving us plenty of inspiration on how to wear the hat.
Chloë Sevigny's fall-ready look is so stylish and wearable.
First the bucket hat, and now the beret. Rihanna's track record with making accessories trendy is impressive.
On the Zimmermann F/W 19 runways, models topped off fluttery dresses with slick leather berets.
House of Holland showed a range of beret-topped looks on their F/W 19 runways, including this fun cow-print iteration.
Beret's are a mainstay at Dior, and for its S/S 19, collection the French house showed them styled with elegant cocktail dresses.
Urban Outfitters Felt Beret ($20)
Wear your hair in a messy braid with this beret.
Burberry Appliquéd Merino Wool-Felt Beret ($260)
Camel goes with everything.
Kangol Kangol Monty Wool Beret ($55)
Style yours by wearing it with a red jacket.
Avenue Austin Faux Leather Beret ($72)
A leather beret is an especially cool option.
ASOS Design Mono Giraffe Print Beret ($26)
A beret and a turtleneck top is very French girl–inspired.
Hat Attack Leopard Beret ($42)
Chic and trendy.
ASOS Design Wool Beret ($18)
This would pair perfectly with a leather jacket.
Kangol Monty Wool Beret ($55)
Pair yours with a blazer.
Emma Brewin Faux Fur Beret ($425)
Make a statement in this furry version.
Halogen Wool Blend Beret ($29)
You can't go wrong with black.
Brixton Audrey Wool Beret ($48)
This color is so great.
This post was published at an earlier date and updated by Anna LaPlaca.
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