The French Beret - hat style of the moment

The French Beret - hat style of the moment

“We're bringing the beret back into the style conversation. Hats off!” Harpers Bazaar

 

Berets stood out on the catwalks for headwear trends this autumn/winter.

A fashion icon, that goes back to the farmers of the Basque country that wore them for work, and for their prominent use through the decades by the military. 

It became a symbol of the modern, sporty woman in the 40’s – seen worn by film stars such as Garbo and Bacall and epitomised look of of Brigitte Bardot and Faye Dunaway as Bonny in the 60’s.

A favourite hat of the late Sonia Rykiel the beret is becoming this season’s must-have hat and its adaptability has got all the fashion editors talking.