9 broad brim hats to up your wardrobe ante
Photography by Simon Upton Styling by Thelma McQuillan
The broad brim is back – we’ve got you covered.
Take your look from plain to polished this season with a broad brim hat, one of winter’s most eye-catching accessories. Classic, comfortable and undeniably versatile, the style recently re-emerged on the fashion radar, starring in current collections by Christian Dior, Gucci and Marc Jacobs.
Getty Images. Paris Fashion Week
The best thing about the broad brim is that you can wear it anywhere: lunch with friends, Friday night drinks, or even Paris Fashion Week, as proven by Kate Moss at Yves Saint-Laurent’s Autumn Winter show. Effortlessly chic as always, the style icon rocked a jet-black fedora with her floor length trench – we’ve never seen a hat look better.
Keep reading to shop 9 of our favourite broad brim styles for winter.
HELEN KAMINSKI | Soft Touch Rollable Fur Felt
HELEN KAMINSKI Soft Touch Rollable Fur Felt
So chic it hurts, this fur felt offering from Helen Kaminski is made from pure wool, featuring a matching brim band, floppy brim, and ultra-luxe feel. Pair with over-sized sunglasses and a printed scarf for a look that exudes elegance and class.
ACE OF SOMETHING | Oslo Felt Fedora
ACE OF SOMETHING Oslo Felt Fedora With Pu Trim DETAILS
This Oslo Fedora from Ace of Something features a classic design with a pure wool construction. With its wide, flat brim, pinched brown, contrast band, the Oslo will turn your casual weekend look into a memorable ensemble.
PAUL SMITH | Women Hat Cut
Channel the spirit of the artful dodger in this boyish Paul Smith offering. The wool fedora features a pinched crown top and grosgrain trim, sure to elevate any outfit with infinite its charm.
HELEN KAMINSKI | Lancaster Wool Felt
HELEN KAMINSKI Lancaster Wool Felt
A classic design with a pure wool construction, this stylish broad brim number includes a contrasting leather band and a casual (yet chic) floppy feel.
Getty Images. A guest rocking the broad brim trend at Milan Fashion Week
TED BAKER | Mini Bow Detail Fedora
TED BAKER Mini Bow Detail Fedora
A staple style in every woman's accessory collection, this Fedora is crafted from pure wool and features a slim ribbon band with gold bar accent. Style with your favourite casual outfits for a host of looks that will transcend seasons.
MILANA | Wool Felt Flat Brim Fedora
MILANA Wool Felt Flat Brim Fedora
If you’re after a stylish finishing touch, this fedora – with its mouldable woollen body, short brim and fabric band embellishment – is a great choice. Wearing it also makes you feel like you’re on an old film set, and we’re very okay with that.
PAUL SMITH | Women Hat Floppy Brim
PAUL SMITH Women Hat Floppy Brim
If you want your hat to make a statement, you can’t go past the broad brim brilliance of this Paul Smith style. Handmade in England, this pure wool fedora is trimmed with grosgrain, featuring a floppy, relaxed fit.
HELEN KAMINSKI | Manhattan Wool Felt
HELEN KAMINSKI Manhattan Wool Felt
This Manhattan Wool Felt hat is crafted from pure wool with a soft brim and a contrasting grosgrain trim. Its beautiful mushroom hue will add a dash of warmth to your outfit; perfect worn with bohemian maxi dresses, or a loose jumper and classic denim jeans.
MILANA | Wool Felt Med Brim Fedora
MILANA Wool Felt Med Brim Fedora
Nothing says old school cool like a classic fedora. Made from comfortable wool, this short brimmed offering from Milana featured a subtle marble pattern, mouldable body and short brim. Pair with cropped trousers, brogues and an oversized blazer to achieve a smart casual weekend style.
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