A quick look at the runways this season prove that the hats have it when it comes to the hottest fashion accessory for spring. It seems every designer is trying their hand at headwear, but perhaps the one who executes this topping touch the best is Thom Browne.
Thom Browne collaborated with milliner Stephen Jones to create this collection of whimsical and over-the-top hats to accompany the latest looks in Browne’s Spring 2015 Ready to Wear line. Structured handbags, dresses and tuxedos were among the numerous intricate hat designs the two put forth.
A large handbag design plays off the houndstooth of a spring coat
Classic tuxedo hat complete with veil
Pastel blue dress with ballerina skirt and flower embellishments dances atop this Thom Browne runway model
The Little Black Dress extends its popularity to headwear with this twirling hat design
Two cone-shaped Thom Browne hats add drama to these head to toe looks
Showing fantastical hats depicting other articles of clothing and accessories, as well as recreational and nature inspired designs, these Thom Browne hats are artfully crafted additions to each of his runway ensembles.
Front view of a jacket hat design
These Thom Browne hats are in full-bloom as pastel-hued flowers echo the whimsical prints on the suits
Behind the scenes: Modals posing in various dress hats designed by Thom brown for the Spring 2015 Ready-to-Wear
Transparent shower curtain ensemble with floral details and matching cone hat
Badminton print two-piece outfit complete with racket hat
Colorful mini suit and tie hat matches perfectly with the model’s own larger version
Each hat played off the designer’s ensembles, enhancing the bright playfulness of Browne’s spring looks. Exhibiting the same structured silhouettes as his clothing, many of the hats mirrored the fabrics, motifs and details of their larger counterparts.
Sunbathing model wears a pink lampshade hat
A cardigan two ways: as springtime outerwear and an innovative hat
An all-American sailboat hat tops off this nautical look
Close-up shot of a jacket-turned-turban headwrap shows the meticulous attention to detail throughout this collection of Thom Browne hats
No summer lawn game is complete without this feathery badminton birdie hat