Despite the fact that berets have made a major comeback in the past season or two, wearing them without feeling like you just hopped off a plane from Paris is harder than it seems. Sure, the minimal hat is a part of the highly sought-after “French-girl style,” finishing off any ensemble with an effortless air of cool. For that very same reason, it’s hard to don the beret without feeling like a bit of a poser. Luckily, with the help of some of our favorite fashion girls, you can style beret outfits like an It girl without a second thought.
Now that the temperatures have really started to drop, we know you’ll want to bundle up in some of your warmest pieces, and if you want to give your outfits that extra je ne sais quoi (we had to!), a beret will be the perfect final touch. To illustrate our point, we gathered the chicest fashion girl–approved ensembles featuring the iconic French hat. Shop them all below.
A beige beret will top off a warm-hued ensemble for fall.
This color is perfect for fall.
Brighten up your fall days in these.
Top off a neutral outfit with a pop of color.
Wear these to the office.
You'll never go wrong with a black beret for the fall. Wear it with a cool black turtleneck.
Stay warm this season.
The perfect layering piece.
For a classic neutral fall outfit, change it up with a pale pink beret.
A pink beret is so chic for the fall.
Wear this with anything you own.
When you're wearing an all-black outfit for the evening, a gray or black beret will be what you need.
Can't go wrong with heathered gray.
Now these are cool.
If you're in the mood for a more romantic outfit, a knit beret with a ruffled top will be perfect for the season.
You won't ever want to take this off.
This top is perfect in any season.
You'll definitely turn heads in an all-red outfit. Top off your head-to-toe look with a chic beret.
This will be the perfect topping to any outfit.
Just in time for the temperatures to drop.
A cool sweater with a plaid skirt will look even better with a black beret.
A leather beret adds an edge to any outfit.
This skirt is a statement-maker.
Give your beret ensemble a cool edge with a pair of combat boots.
Lauren Manoogian makes some of the best knits out there.
A trench is just so timeless.
Give a casual denim outfit an update with a polished beret.
This is a classic.
The perfect fall staple is right here.
A beige beret will look so good paired with a cream turtleneck and a brown plaid coat.
You'll get so many compliments on this.
Can't say no to this.
Give a simple outfit of a black sweater and jeans the French-girl spin with a gray beret.
Add a little bit of sparkle to your outfits.
A black turtleneck you'll wear every day.
Coordinate your beret with your boots when you're sporting a monochrome beige look.
You'll never get tired of wearing this.
Wear these all season.
If you're going out for the evening, a minidress and a blazer will look even cooler with a navy beret.
Swap out timeless black for navy.
Without a doubt, these outfits are the easiest way to get that French-girl style.