No matter when, some experiences you didn’t experience once are memorable, and they will haunt in your mind for a long term. There is no doubt that the memory of the first-time beret wearing haven’t escaped me in short time. It’s interesting that only fine-tuning of outfits contributes to its share to adjusting the overall style of looks. Upon have I worn a beret hat on my head, it occurs to me that there is one more choice when I create my daily looks. Such hats resurge in the presence of the public.
There is nothing worse than wilful unaware imitation, which is easy to irritate a Parisian and screw the overall style of outfits. Although one could access to a beret easily, it’s very easy to damage the consistent style that you intend to maintain. Berets are universal and common accessories in fashion circles. From streets of Paris to clubs of Washington D.C., one could spot berets effortlessly. In other words, such hats have as if touched every corner of the world.
Not knowing how to finish your outfits with a beret is worse than buying a not suitable beret. Fortunately, conversations involving the topic spans far and wide. Some local Parisian are reluctant to help others to achieve perfection. As long as taking full grasp of some wonderful ideas, it’s probable that one could blend in with locals while you walk the streets of Paris next time.
Prior to in-depth understanding, it’s necessary to make preparations so that we are on the same page when it refers to the funky piece. Let’s look into the history of the beret when we explore our way into exactly what should we do to wear a beret like a Parisian. Upon seeing the word “beret”, what comes into your mind? Perhaps an image of sultry looking a French woman occur to you at first. She may don a neck scarf and hold a burning cigarette. Then what occur to you may turn to the image of a mime, in which a leading role wear a camel coat and a black beret on his head when he intends to get out of an imaginary box.
All stereotyped images one could imagine are not consistent with those of history. Those classic or ossified images emerges after years of repetition and consumerism. Dating back to 1835, the word “beret” was derived from a Latin word “birretum”, which means a flat woollen cap worn by farmers. In 1835, berets were adopted by soldiers to flaunt their prides. It was ridiculous at that time, because such hats were signature of peasantry in the whole Europe.
Perhaps present-day fashion statement in France were forecasted at that time. Such berets got rid of the dumb image and became the symbol of fad almost overnight. By the end of the 1920s, the Parisian bohemian-elite occupied the center stage in Paris. From movie stars, musicians to artists, most people donned woollen caps on their heads. Berets were recognized as only being during the 1930s.