The collections of leading fashion designers present the hats of the 20s, elegant and almost weightless, with ribbons, with small brim and without it, and also mischievous hats of the dashing 40s with their gangster wars and bootlegger. In the "retro" style of women's hats it’s popular to use female and male models in the summer 2012.
Ralph Lauren (1,2), Emporio Armani, Betsey Jonson, Band of Outsiders, Y-3
Wide-brimmed hats – are an independent trend of the season, successfully blending in with the general direction of femininity, lightness and glamour. Their design may contain the retro aesthetics, including the Victorian one, and the modern unexpected solutions. The choice of material dictates the shape of the hat: hard and geometric or soft with flowing brim.
Anna Sui, D & G (2,4), DKNY, Balenciaga
Among the theme directions in hats, we see a maritime theme, and for the women, who love Westerns, fashion trends for summer 2012 give "green light" for the hats in the cowboy style. Preferably, the male version of the cowboy hats is used; it emphasizes femininity and strengthens the dashing image. It is appropriate to use metal finish, which is popular this season.
Mochino, PPQ, Candela, Anna Sui
Fashionable caps of spring-summer 2012 may be: voluminous, bright and glamorous, as well as made in sports or militaristic style. Sports theme is not limited to baseball caps; we should single out the cap peaks and the caps without posterior half, made of straw or plastic, transparent and colorful design.
Blumarine, Victoria Beckham, Acne, Frankie Morello, Cynthia Steffe, Tsumori Chisato
Turbans, different bands and headscarves form another popular trend of headwear in summer 2012. Twisted in a knot, or falling on the shoulder, bright or one-colored, with or without prints, they attract attention and create a unique image.
Anna Sui (1,5), Luca Luca, Stephen Burrows, Marc jakobs, Nikolas K
Decor and color solutions are quite predictable: bright and pure colors, prints, pastels and metallic colors, transparency, gloss, lace and flowers. Among the two-colored hats color trend blocks are individually allocated, not only with the use of black and white, but the combination of different colors. Materials may be quite different: fabric, straw, plastic, you can even use crocheted models; the most important thing is the style.
Blumarine (1,2), Just Cavalli, Anna Sui, DKNY, Thakoon