written by Filippa Berg

First we take the beret, then we cut the bob… Maybe… Later. But maintenant, let’s let the leather beret have it’s moment. Certainly a cap with cool connotations; the beats, the rastas and the leather men cruising Christopher Street in old New York. It’s daring, disturbing and now dusted off by Dior as a significant show-stealer for Fall 2017.

But why wait for fall when a leather beret is so much more suited for spring and summer? At least up here in The North. That was fuel for my thoughts on a sleepless night not long ago. Surprised by the leather beret’s sparse online presence, I jumped for joy and clicked ‘continue to cart’ when Clyde led me to this one.

I’ve been wanting a piece of Clyde since meeting Dani Griffiths a few years ago in NYC. She’s a bona fide Canadian beauty and the magnificent hatter behind the New York based brand. Now I have that piece on my head and I’m not taking it off. Consider it claimed!

First photo: Vincent Lappartient for Christian Dior Parfums.