Is the beret back?

We've seen a few bizarre comebacks in our time, but the beret's recent resurgence has taken us by surprise.

Some trends work on an organic level, moving from street to catwalk over a couple of seasons. while others sprout from nowhere. The beret's apparent comeback is most definitely the latter, though we've seen a few berets spring up at Japanese labels Kenzo (see above) and Whereabouts.

We can't pinpoint exactly when this shift occured, but we've spotted a few stylish folks attempting to bring the ultimate silly hat back from the brink.

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But does it work? We're leaning towards a no. There's something about a beret that lets people know you've calculated your outfit down to the last detail. And, as we all know, looking like you spend a little too much time in front of a mirror is just as bad as looking as though you've spent none.

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