Soft, plush, and cozy, a beanie may not be the first accessory that comes to mind when you decide to step up your style game. But a beanie isn't just an easy way to keep your noggin warm—it also injects a sense of laid-back cool into any outfit. Marc Jacobs even sent them down the runway for his spring 2020 show (see above), proving that this traditionally laid-back piece can be luxe. At the office, these casual hats could be deemed too casual—but the key to rocking a beanie flawlessly as part of a sophisticated ensemble is to find the right combination of color, shape, and texture. Choose higher-end fabrics (think: wool, cashmere) and a shape that suits your face. Smaller face? Smaller beanie. Bigger dome? Size up. Below, we highlight some of the best beanies to buy now.
This beanie from Eugenia Kim is the most darling shade of pastel yellow. How could you say no?
This marbled tan beanie is made from a mix of wool and alpaca, making it one of the warmest around.
This beanie in neon pink and green is certainly a showstopper.
This one's for the glam gal. Embellished with Swarovski pearls, this is the perfect beanie to elevate an outfit.
For the eternal beach bum, the tie-dye pattern gives this beanie a perfectly relaxed feel, while the heaviness of the wool keeps it grounded.
Jackpot! This ribbed knit fold-over style is a steal.
This deep red is gorgeous and will complement any outfit.
This color block beanie with an oversized pom makes everything feel a bit more sporty.
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