Stylish Winter Hats You Can Afford

Taylor SwiftTaylor SwiftY'all. I say this with great love for you all and true compassion in my heart for your fashion choices.

But I am not believing how many of you grown women admitted yesterday (WITH PRIDE!) that YOU WEAR HATS WITH EARS. I think Tim Gunn would agree with me when I say, That just ain't right. But you're all so fabulous that I guess we'll just have to agree to disagree on that one.

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The Stir reader Julie did have one request in the comments of that post:

I'd love to see your recommendations for winter hats ... I always like to wear something a bit funky myself. I live in NY so winter can be depressing enough as it is, I think fun winter hats make it just a bit less humdrum.

Julie, I think I can help!

First, let's take a look at Taylor Swift. The girl loves winter hats, and she wears them well. You really can't go wrong with a red knit beanie and as I've proven already, they are very versatile!

Want to see more stylish winter hat ideas? Read on!

ASOS

Cloche hats are huge this season and it's easy to find an affordable one, like this version by Catarzi (ASOS, $37.93).


Urban OutfittersI'm also loving this Cloche Hat in gray (Urban Outfitters, $34).

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J. CrewI'm dying a little bit over this Gem-Laden Knit Hat (J.Crew, $72). Hip and pretty.


AnthropologieAnthropologie has some amazing winter hats, like this Pretty as a Present Cabbie (Anthropologie, $58).

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AnthropologieAnd check out this fantastic At Your Service Cap (Anthropologie, $38). I can see a lot of my mom friends in this one.


Kate SpadeNot funky enough for you? This Kate Spade Ski Cap (Kate Spade, $75) is about as far as I'd go. I have to admit, this would look pretty festive during the holidays ...

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DeliasAnd of course, there's the Taylor Swift-endorsed beanie. This Cassady Beanie (Delias, $14.50) is a great price and comes in several different colors. Choose a bright one to liven up dull winter days.

What do you think of these hats? Are you on this side of the fence? Or do you prefer ears and animals?

Written by Lindsay Ferrier for CafeMom's blog, The Stir.

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