The final piece of the outfit is generally the hat, which you put on last in most cases, making the fall/ winter 2017-2018 hat trends something that is a simple must to look into. Whether you like hats or no, there is a myriad of options to choose from to adorn that pretty head of yours with each look drastically changing the general aura of your current dress.

Fall/ Winter 2017-2018 Hat Trends

Just as the way in which you wear your hair can alter your facial features, the use of headwear can have an equal effect. Plus, headwear is a great way to make a statement and stand out from the crowd, particularly in the form of a funky hat. We have quite a few options to choose from this coming fall it appears, anyhow, so the practicality of keeping warm while still looking impeccably darling is quite attractive.

The top fall 2017 headwear trends are as follows:

#1: Furry Hats in Mega Color

One of the biggest fall 2017 hat trends on the runways had been the colorful furry hats that came in all sorts of colors, from blues to reds, and looks lovely in their funky manner. Lots of fur is given a white to red gradient as the hat and cape look surrounds the face like a lion’s mane.

As for some darkly burnt orange, Miu Miu has us covered with those furry caps. Colors and fur combine at Anna Sui as well as on many other catwalks, for a wholesome furry hat experience.

Fall/ Winter 2017-2018 Hat Trends: Fur Hats

Fall/ Winter 2017-2018 Hat Trends: Fur Hats

#2: Newsboy Hats

The fall 2017 hat trends rather liked including some classic hat designs, paired with funky details and materials as per Desigual, with the colorful fur hair strands on top, something that was easily imagined, given the designer’s flair or flamboyancy. You can wear hats for the fall season that do very little in terms of protection but make for a rather lovely statement. Newsboy hats for fall 2017 were also spotted at Miu Miu and Prada.

Fall/ Winter 2017-2018 Hat Trends: Newsboy Hats

#3: Matching Headwear with Accessories and Clothing

Did you notice the furry hats for fall 2017 matched with collars at Coach or the khaki color matching at Balenciaga with the coat and headscarf? If you did not, you are missing on an interesting headwear trend for fall/ winter 2017.

It is not the most common trend, to be sure, but it still does make this list and would look quite lovely, particularly if you can match up with other accessories as well. Marc Jacobs’ knit hat also fit this category with its matching knit zip up sweater. Lovely to say the least!

Fall/ Winter 2017-2018 Hat Trends: Matching Hats with Clothing

#4: Berets Bash

One of the top hats for fall/ winter 2017-2018 on the runways was, in fact, the French beret, totally European in look but made to easily look just right for anyone in the world. Appearing in leather as well as other materials, the beret both served as a hat and a statement piece that did very little to protect the head. It is rather enticing though, and looks spectacular with most outfits one wears out.

Wanda Nylon’s black creation caught our attention as much as the lovely leather Christian Dior pieces. And if you love the golden coloring, head to Nicholas K for a sexy darker beret.

Fall/ Winter 2017-2018 Hat Trends: Berets

#5: Way Too Funky Hats

An interesting look we noticed was Rick Owens’ almost tent-like hat or funky headband. Really, we are not sure what that is supposed to be or do. And frankly one of the strangest fall 2017 headwear trends is the funkiest looks for hats one can think of.

We even get hairy hats that are exactly that… cascading hair over the eyes at John Galliano. You have to see it to believe it. There are multiple funky ones to choose from throughout the collections seen on the different runways, and no need to quicken the shopping pace. Enjoy it as you will.

Fall/ Winter 2017-2018 Hat Trends: Funky Hats

#6: Brimmed Hats

Classy and lovely, the wide brim hats are generally a summer favorite, though we can imagine it being a staple in the warmer, sunnier parts of the world, come the fall and winter months. Loewe brought us some rather lovely examples of this fall trend, while Giorgio Armani is all about class and matching red with black in terms of clothing and accessories.

Red furry brimmed hats at Anna Sui are simply too lovely to pass up on as well. We see brims of all sizes, with even some extra-large ones appearing at the likes of Fausto Puglisi.

Fall/ Winter 2017-2018 Hat Trends: Brimmed Hats

#7: Cowboy Up

Cowboy, or in this case cowgirl, hats have been spotted on the runways, along with all the rest of the items with the Western effects happening. We even get a funny sliced bread image on a white Loewe look on the runways.

Something that was unexpected was the horse look, complete with a high mane at Maison Margiela though. Not sure how that one’s going to fly.

Fall/ Winter 2017-2018 Hat Trends: Cowboy Hats

#8: Nautical Hat Designs

Pirate hats take a modern twist and add in a pinch of designer funkiness to create the black Jacquemus lovelies walked down the runway. Not sure how many would buy into this particular look, but it certainly is a lot more likely to be seen than some of the other unconventional pieces.

Fall/ Winter 2017-2018 Hat Trends: Nautical Hats

#9: High Headed Pieces

There is some height added to the top of the head on many of the fall/ winter 2017-2018 hats presented, from the multiple stitching on the reverse cap at Marc Jacobs, to the felt beauties and knit creations of the same designer. The height to the top of the head makes the outfit look more interesting from what we can see, while colorful effects and a furry appear as per Anna Sui are not to be taken for granted. This is what will sell best for fall 2017.

Fall/ Winter 2017-2018 Hat Trends: Tall Hats

#10: Knit Hats & Beanies

Knits on hats also seem to be in, with lots of fun designs to choose from within multiple collections presented in London, New York, Milan and Paris. Marc Jacobs gives us a few tall hats for fall 2017, while Prada is for the knit caps. They are warm and stylish, totally fashion-forward, while you can easily buy locally made pieces to have a large enough collection for the fall and winter months.

Fall/ Winter 2017-2018 Hat Trends: Knit Hats & Beanies

Fall/ Winter 2017-2018 Hat Trends: Knit Hats & Beanies

#11: Lovely Headscarves

While generally the heads are uncovered throughout the lineups presented in each designer collection on the Fashion Week runways, there is one fall 2017 headwear trend that appears often enough to make this list. That is the simple headscarf that somehow matches with the clothing as well at Balenciaga.

Colorful headscarves at Gucci take the floral patterns into account and give us spring in fall, matching with a very sporty headband. You can wear the headscarves as any nationality does, really, since the idea is to have it colorful for the most part, Gypsy Sport not one to be left behind on the best trends either.

Fall/ Winter 2017-2018 Hat Trends: Headscarves

#12: Warmth in Head Covers

Lovely goes funky at Delpozo as well, with attached and beaded pieces to accentuate the very sporty and very warm look. Gucci does not stay far behind, with pretty roses knit around the neck area, keeping the head warm, while covering up the hair with ease. The look also comes in golden coloring, adding a touch of wealth and nobility to the designs.

Fall/ Winter 2017-2018 Hat Trends: Warm Headcovers

#13: Words on Headwear

If you love showing off your designer logos, the headbands in question are a rather easy way to bring this about without appearing too out of place. Also, headbands and hats have been used to write out messages, with Libertine blasting out a BLAZER and Public School walking out with a simple red baseball cap reading “Make America New York” in bold lettering. If the rest of the outfit was not enough to get your voice heard, headwear is definitely a top option to turn to.

Fall/ Winter 2017-2018 Hat Trends: Slogan Printed Hats

#14: Using Suede

While suede is not a particularly big material trend on the runways, it does appear here and there. It also appears on the fall/ winter 2017-2018 hats and shoes, with the former seen at Saint Laurent in a rather desert-ready design, with the cap and attached scarf to keep out the dust and sand. Maison Margiela even added some funky cuts to the suede and shearling hats it displayed on its runway show.

Fall/ Winter 2017-2018 Hat Trends: Suede Hats

#15. Hats With a Nod to the Past

Big, romantic and nostalgic hats might not sound that wearable on a daily basis, but have made it onto the list of the fall/ winter 2017-2018 hat trends thanks to the lovely jewel-encrusted designs by Gucci, the big buckle-embellished offerings by Veronique Leroy and the textured pieces by Marni. They are definitely hats that will make you instantly stand out from the crowd come the fall season!

Fall/ Winter 2017-2018 Hat Trends: Hats With a Nod to The Past

#16. Baseball Caps

The sportiest of all the fall 2017 hats are definitely dad hats or baseball caps that were spotted in abundance at the fall runway shows. While MSGM wanted to make their baseball hats stand out using an oversized ‘M’ letter on it, Rihanna kept it subtle for her Fenty x Puma sporty baseball caps. We also loved the rhinestone-encrusted baseball cap offered by MSGM!

Fall/ Winter 2017-2018 Hat Trends: Baseball Caps

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