Fall Fashion Fever: Cranial Cravings

The inspiration: Lanvin (left); get the look: Brixton Louella hat (right)

Fall’s cranial coverings know no boundaries. Topping your outfit with a hat or headwrap is not only an essential on Seattle’s rainiest days, it’s also an effortless way to add personality to your look. This season, mesh fun and functionality with headwear that makes a statement.

Shady Lady

The inspiration: Lanvin Fall ’12 (left). Get the look: Brixton Louella hat (right).

Keep a low profile with a high-fashion brimmed hat. This black Brixton hat complements everything from a dressed-down pair of boyfriend jeans to a maxi skirt. Use it to complete an effortlessly chic look with an air of mystery.

Brixton ‘Louella’ Medium Brimmed Hat | $40 | Brixton

All That Glitters

The inspiration: Dolce and Gabbana Fall ’12 (left). Get the look: Deepa Gurnani sequin band (right).

Replace a statement necklace with a striking metallic headband. This accessory staple can add sparkle to anything from a tee shirt to a blazer. Wear it low across your forehead for a casual bohemian edge, or push back your hair and wear it with a bun.

Deepa Guarani Metal Sequin Band | $68 | Free People

Comfy Cozy

The inspiration: Dior Fall ’12 (left). Get the look: Nordstrom Portolano Slouchy Knit Beanie (right).

Beanies aren’t just for boys. Dior’s ballerina-inspired hat gives a playful, feminine edge to the beanie. Achieve the look with a slouchy, ribbed beanie paired with a sweater and booties. You’ll be comfy, cozy, and casually cool.

Portolano Slouchy Knit Beanie | $32 | Nordstrom

Perfectly Pretty

The inspiration: Oscar de la Renta Fall ’12 (left). Get the look: Urban Outfitters Twisted Headwrap (right).

Perch a charming headwrap on the edge of your hairline for a look that’s soft and pretty. Like Oscar de la Renta’s ladylike band (left), this twisted lace wrap will add a touch of whimsy to flowy blouses or fitted cardigans. Wear it with wavy locks or a loose ponytail.

Twisted Lace Headwrap | $16 | Urban Outfitters

Funny Girl

The inspiration: Peter Jensen RTW Fall ’12 (left). Get the look: ASOS Pom Beanie (right).

Quirky, cozy, and pure fun, this hat is a toasty topper to an eccentric winter wardrobe. Taking a cue from Peter Jensen’s playful ready-to-wear collection, this hat adds an unconventional flair that will turn heads while keeping yours warm.

ASOS Rib 2 Pom Beanie | $16.57 | ASOS