The baseball caps went ahead of themselves, made it out of the stadiums and got the lead at so many F/W 11 shows, including Miu Miu and Givenchy, that it was about time we witness a whole lot of them around the splash zone – the streets. As Net a Porter suggests; pair them with a varsity jacket and skinny jeans for a cool weekend outfit. We wouldn’t consider wearing it any other way but thanks for the tip guys.
(Miu Miu F/W 2011)
This wouldn’t make such a difference in my dad’s life though, he practically wears his caps day&night – and always ends up getting mocked by me – well who is laughing now? If you want to channel the sporty-chic look but aren’t willing to sacrifice your edgy and elegant style and be distemperately bland, here are some great choices for you:
For fall, Alessandro Dell’Acqua chose salt-and-pepper tweeds, gray menswear suiting, and embroidered paste emeralds and crystal stones on a pleated A-line skirt, getting his inspiration from Queen Elizabeth II and her diamonds. His two-tone tweeds and the gray micro-checked fabric (cut into a few neat, high-waisted coats) are fused onto neoprene, making them a lighter, springier twenty-first-century proposition than they at first appear.