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Stylish warm hat for school run

(13 Posts)
Ikanon Mon 05-Feb-18 07:26:35

It's blooming freezing and I don't have a hat I can wear on the school run. 15 minute walk and my ears get so cold! Any links very welcome!

CaptainCardamom Mon 05-Feb-18 10:23:18

What's stylish though? I like my screamer one, it's similar to this but darker colours – but it's basically a bobble hat. Everyone on our school run wears a bobble hat.

Or a posh casmere beanie?

sportyfool Mon 05-Feb-18 12:08:20

I wear my joules but bobble hat , I think I look ok . The key is to have hair out the bottom if it rather than tucking it inside.

Ikanon Mon 05-Feb-18 13:22:15

I think bobble over beanie is probably my style.

I don't know what's stylish or fashionable as I literally never buy clothes for myself!

sportyfool Mon 05-Feb-18 13:27:27

https://www.joules.com/Women/Accessories/Pop-a-pom/Bobble-Hat/French-Navy?id=V_POPPERPOM|FRNNAVY this is mine

PorklessPie Mon 05-Feb-18 19:42:53

I like this one in the ted baker sale

Ikanon Mon 05-Feb-18 20:04:55

My coat is bright blue - anything that goes with that would be ideal!

PorklessPie Mon 05-Feb-18 20:34:11

The ted baker one comes in a few different colours

MulhuddartDrive Mon 05-Feb-18 20:38:26

I got a gorgeous faux fur head band/ear warmer this year. It's snuggly, I've had compliments on it, and I don't get hat hair. Highly recommend.

megansmandstop Tue 06-Feb-18 08:21:34

If you're really following fashion (fashion not style, style is how you wear it, stylish is the most overused and subjectively defined word on this board as to be meaningless) then beanies have taken over from the humble bobble hat, especially the trend for huge furry pom poms, sooo 2016/7.

Like this one without a turn up:

www.stories.com/gb/Accessories/Headwear/Wool_Mix_Beanie/582818-0448212005.2

Or a ribbed knit with a turn up:
www.topshop.com/en/tsuk/product/bags-accessories-1702216/hats-463/camel-turn-up-beanie-7301952?bi=0&ps=20

TheVanguardSix Tue 06-Feb-18 08:27:05

I swear by my Heat Holders Thinsulate lined bobble hat! Best ever!

www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B073D893KV/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o02_s00?psc=1&tag=mumsnetforum-21&ie=UTF8

Ikanon Wed 07-Feb-18 23:46:23

These are all lovely but I'm not quite sure I've found one which suits my style (although if only I knew what that was!)

megansmandstop Thu 08-Feb-18 07:30:15

Well tbh it's difficult to advise without knowing the rest of the outfit, i.e your coat and shoes?

If its a big duvet coat and chunky boots, then any of the above, including the chunkier knit ones as a big coat will balance out wearing something big on your head. Plus its all very casual.

If you wear a smart wool coat and shoes, brogues, ballet pumps etc, then I'd go for something of a thinner knit, like the stories beanie I linked, or a beret pulled down, although it still might not cover your ears.

www.topshop.com/en/tsuk/product/bags-accessories-1702216/hats-463/plain-beret-7072581?bi=20&ps=20

Baker style hats are very in (again, I remember then from the 90s) but again they wouldn't cover your ears.

Just looking now, Top Shop have a huge range of hat styles and looks. It might not be where you would buy from (I wouldn't it'll be mostly mmf and terrible quality) but it might help you decide which style is most "you"

At the end of the day, it's a practical need for a couple of months of the year, so I'd go for warmth, in a good material and plain colour that will suit all of your coats and outfits.

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