The beret hat is back into people’s eyes as a fashion accessory, soaring in popularity after being featured in many fashion shows. Beret hat has been around for centuries, dating back to the Bronze Age, as discovered by archeologists who found traces of the flat hat inside tombs, as well as sculptures and paintings throughout Europe. The beret hat became the most common hat among the poorer classes before it gained popularity in political circles, even attaining integration into military uniforms. However, beret has achieved peak chic status in the 1920s when famous people like Ernest Hemingway, Lauren Bacall took to wearing it, making the beret a symbol of Parisian bohemianism.
Nowadays, the beret remains a classic representation of French culture and comes into the closets of fashionable people in the world. Some of you may be confused about how to position the beret or how to wear it in a proper way. You can adjust it yourself in different positions to find one that feels most natural to you. Wearing a beret is easy while it is difficult to fix it in the position. Thus, you can keep it secured with the help of some bobby pins. This is also a good way to make sure your hair won’t be messed up. As we all know, beret hats are not only worn with formal or semi-formal outfits, you can easily pair them with most of your casual clothes and they will upgrade your overall look.
The best way to wear a beret is to let your hair loose or go for a ponytail. It is hard to wear with a bun. Berets are not like other hats that are worn directly on the head; they tend to be worn off to one side. You can wear it in either a tilted or “full” style. Pay attention to the position of the beret on the head. It is better to place the beret on your head with the rim about a half-inch to an inch off your ears and 3/4 of the way up your forehead. The back of the beret should come down to the back of your neck. Push the brim up and under, and pull the edge fabric down and over so it doesn’t show. The brim of the beret is small and located on one side of the beret’s edge.
Position the beret is also important for your comfort. You should pull one side of the beret down and over your ear so it appears properly tilted. Through adjusting the beret until you find the best position to balance the hat and get a good look. There is no real way “correct” way to wear a beret. It’s just whatever you feel looks great and comfortable. If you want to create a more dramatic look, you can pull the beret down farther over the ear.
A beret can be worn with casual outfits or designer outfits. It depends on your preference and the style you like. You can just wear a beret with jeans and cool leather jacket for a stylish and artistic look. Or you can add a beret to your favorite blouse to bring out its color. Women often like to wear a fancy dress and stylish blouse, and add a beret to get a fashionable look.