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10 winter hats that are utterly chic for 2023

From berets and beanies to wide brims and faux fur fluff, there's a winter hat for everyone 

Araya Hargate wears a black wicker with embroidered mesh beret from Dior
Orion Scott
Fashion Features Writer
21 November 2023
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Winter most definitely has its downfalls, but one positive we can all agree on is that cosy layering is where it’s at. One necessary accessory and perhaps winter's most notable is the winter hat. 

There quite literally is a hat for everyone, and for every occasion. From berets and beanies to wide brims and faux fur fluff, we’re coining this chilly season the era of hats and to celebrate we’ve rounded up 10 of our favourite winter hats that chicer than chic so you don’t have to. 

How we chose the pieces:

Brand: I have chosen to focus on both a range of luxury and high-street brands to keep things accessible.

Style: I have opted for a range of different silhouettes and styles which all have a wintery feel to them. 

Why you should trust me:

I am Hello! Fashion’s Fashion Features Writer. With a love for all things fashion (the quirkier the better),  I can usually be found playing dress-up in my own wardrobe, watching Gilmore Girls for the eighth time or finding new outfit inspo and DIY musts on TikTok, nothing in my closet is safe from a safety-pin bow embellishment. I have been in the styling world for almost 5 years now, specialising in editorial features, luxury campaigns and music videos. I also did a quick stint in the celebrity styling scene. As for the world of magazines, I have worked for various digital and print publications around the world, focusing on fashion. Basically, fashion is my bread and butter.


Channel your inner French girl with this 100% wool embroidered beret. As we all know, red is top of the colour trending charts at the moment so this subtle hint is the perfect way to incorporate a little pop into your wardrobe. 

Star Logo Beret - Fiorucci© Fiorucci
Star Logo Beret - Fiorucci


It doesn’t get cosier or chicer than a Jacquemus hat and this shearling bucket silhouette in the shade camel is no different. I can imagine this paired with a cosy matching tracksuit, an oversized woollen coat and a pair of Uggs, effortlessly achieving that model-off-duty look we all so desperately try to achieve when off to the supermarket.

Le Bob Doux - Jacquemus © Jacquemus
Le Bob Doux - Jacquemus


A beanie with bizazz. Need I say more? This collaboration between Ugg and The Elder Statesman might just be one of my favourite winter alliances to date. If you’re one for a monotoned ‘fit then this shearling suede hat is for you. 


Miu Miu

Another homage to the French girl aesthetic, this classic black velvet hat is the cherry on top of the outfit pie. Imagine wearing it over two plaits tied up with white ribbon bows, a black mini dress, opaque tights and chunky loafers… Parfaite!

Velvet Hat - Miu Miu© Miu Miu
Velvet Hat - Miu Miu

Bimba Y Lola

Easy to style and always there to help with a bad hair day, beanies are a best friend to all. This winter I am loving a pop of colour to distract myself from the gloomy skies above and this ombre pink number in brushed model is exactly what the doctor ordered. 

Pink Brushed Hat - Bimba Y Lola© Bimba Y Lola
Pink Brushed Hat - Bimba Y Lola

Ganni x Barbour

If you’re on the hunt for something that makes a statement then leopard print is the way to go. Why not go all out and pack a print punch by matching your hat to your jacket and jeans? That’s what we call serotonin dressing.

Waxed Leopard Print Bucket - Ganni x Barbour© Ganni
Waxed Leopard Print Bucket - Ganni x Barbour


A classic staple reimagined in cosy mohair is destined to elevate any outfit whilst also keeping your noggin toasty. I love the understated element of the silhouette paired with the playful fluffy texture of the wool. 

Mohair Bucket Hat - COS© COS
Mohair Bucket Hat - COS


Possibly my favourite winter hat find thus far, this faux-fur beanie in baby blue is ticking all the right boxes. 

Faux-Fur Fisherman Beanie Hat - Anthropologie© Anthropologie
Faux-Fur Fisherman Beanie Hat - Anthropologie


This year has been all about the classic cap, and thanks to this wool rendition we don't have to stop styling one just because it’s winter. Perfect for brisk morning walks or for accessorising cool-girl office ensembles, there isn’t a more winter cap out there.

Wool Cap - Arket© Arket
Wool Cap - Arket


Packing a puff in more ways than one this down-filled companion would look amazing both on and off the ski slopes, paired with Moonboots and a puffer coat. 

Down-filled Hat - Moncler© Moncler
Down-filled Hat - Moncler

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