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Don’t Leave Home Without Them: These Fall Winter 19 Hats Are Nothing Short Of Major

Bad hair days be damned, these hats from the fall winter 19 runways have got you covered

In 1967, Cristóbal Balenciaga introduced a wedding dress that’d eventually become one of fashion’s most iconic creations. It was emblematic for several reasons: For starters, the dress was constructed using a single seam—a feat that attested to the skills of the petite mains that brought Balenciaga’s vision to life. The minimalist design of the dress also made all the difference—the legendary couturier masterminded a work of art that combined grace and beauty in its simplicity. And then there was the dramatic headpiece that accompanied the dress: Inspired by those worn by Spanish fishermen, the sculptural hat instilled a sense of futurism into the gown. Star Wars, anyone?

 If there’s something to be gleaned from Balenciaga’s game-changing design, it’s that your headgear choice makes all the difference. It’s no surprise then, that season after season, designers both past and present have rolled out a myriad of hats to suit every whim and fancy. Fall winter 2019 is no different, with the likes of Dior, Loewe and Prada churning out a stellar range of tricked-out hats. Whether elaborate fedoras or embellished baseball caps, there’s a hat to top off every occasion with panache. Female picks 10 of our favourite chart-toppers that hit the fall winter 2019 catwalks:

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Chanel
What better way to tip our hats to the late Karl Lagerfeld than a tweed fedora of his very own creation, shown during the fall/winter 2019 collection that he reportedly worked on before his passing? Dior
Maria Grazia Chiuri solidified the bucket hat’s appeal when she used it as the finishing touch to every single one of her 89 runway looks. Fendi
There’s no doubt Silvia Venturini Fendi’s plush fur version will leave you feeling all warm and fuzzy. Gucci
Alessandro Michele’s imagination knows no boundaries, and this newfangled take on the sports visor is proof of that. Loewe
Part Dumbo, part Mickey Mouse, this whimsical offering by Jonathan Anderson is 100% magical. Louis Vuitton
Nicolas Ghesquière’s fascination with futuristic dress codes comes to head via a collection filled with statement shoulders, eclectic florals, bold flounces and brimless caps. Off-White
A bejewelled baseball cap that’ll up our #OOTD game? Count us in. Prada
Always one to subvert traditional notions of fashion, Miuccia Prada boldly remixed a cap and uschanka to achieve this furry hybrid. Saint Laurent
Trust Anthony Vaccarello to capture the hedonism of the ‘80s with a sleek fedora dipped in a rich, jewel tone. Valentino
The newfangled cloche hats were cherry on top of a breathtaking collection that proved Pierapolo Piccioli’s wizardry at conjuring clothes that embody fashion’s fantastical nature.