Remember when you first watched Clueless, and Cher inspired you to embrace cute berets (which handily worked well on bad hair days)? Well be prepared to feel very nostalgic, because they are back.
At the Dior SS18 show at Paris Fashion Week last month, models walked down the catwalk accessorised with the most quintessentially French hat ever, paired with Breton tops (bien sûr), blazers and feminine gowns. And I loved it.
It’s only been a few weeks since the show, but berets have already taken over Instagram (223k mentions and counting).
Fashion editors and influencers have embraced the trend now that autumn has arrived, and have mixed things up with their casual and dressy wardrobes.
Blogger Emma Hill wore her black beret with a chic black roll neck, grey blazer and jeans, while German influencer Caro Daur, below, jazzed hers up with a fit ‘n’ flare black dress and ankle boots.
It also looks great paired with another big trend of the season: checks. Wear it with a plaid suit and burgundy ankle boots for a look that’s almost too cool for work.
Convinced? Thought so? Now it’s time to shop my favourite berets below.
Shop now: ASOS Bow Beret for £12 from ASOS
Shop now: Benetton hat for £29.99 from Zalando
Shop now: WOOL BERET for £12 from Accessorize
Pink, red, grey, navy or classic black, take your pick!
The key is to wear with a little touch of insouciance.