Woolly Hats for Winterby Ariane Boisvert
published November 27, 2012
Our must-have cozy toppers
Will this winter be the season for bobble hats? We’re already seeing über-stylish ladies sporting a number of styles. Twisted mesh, tight knit or fur, big or small pompom, sober or bright shades…they’re going all out! Below, check out different models of this accessory, ranked by degree of extravagance.
A retro look… and a sure bet!
These bobble hats beautifully crown Canadian-style wool coats and sportier jackets alike. Opt for one in brown or cream to accessorize a colourful ensemble, or one adorned with prints to add some oomph to a slightly more muted coat.
1. Pom-Pom Hat, $29.90 at Zara.
2. Hudson’s Bay Company Chunky Knit Cashmere Toque, $95 at The Bay.
3. Fairisle Pom Pom Toque, $45 at Roots and online.
Unique + fuzzy hats
We’re always on the lookout for those small and stylish details that garner many a compliment! These all-around soft and warm numbers will surely get you noticed, whether they top an elegant ensemble on your way to a holiday party or a more casual outfit on your way to the bus stop after work.
4. Rabbit and Knit Tuque, $50 at Simons stores and online.
5. Harricana Angora Tuque, $89 online, or click here to find a retailer nearest you.
6. Cap, $12.95 at H&M
Quirky + fun tuques!
Sport these toppers with a ladylike coat, as with a one-piece snowsuit. Be warned: you mustn’t fear the attention of onlookers! But, admit it, it’ll be difficult not to smile when slipping on a hat bearing the image of a monkey, even on the gloomiest of mornings.