One Direction are an English pop band that formed in 2010 and were second-runners-up in England’s X-Factor music competition. Since then, they’ve established a veritable empire, marking their place in this generations crop of boy bands, possibly usurping Justin Bieber for the coveted tween going on millennial demographic.
Love them or hate them, their success is undeniable and with catchy songs songs, accessible lyrics, and a modern take on the traditional boy-band image (think Backstreet Boys, N Sync) – they were almost destined for it.
Part of the image One Direction has cultivated for themselves can be chalked up to their huge social media presence, and there is perhaps no topic talked about more in 1D fandom than Harry Styles’ headwear.
Harry Styles is the only person allowed to wear a fedora ever pic.twitter.com/fgcnANbrs4
— Antonella (@antozambranoo) November 8, 2014
if ur not harry styles then i don't approve of ur fedora
— hareem (@BUMOXIDE) November 4, 2014
— Michael (@michaelle16) November 3, 2014
Styles has taken to wearing a few different modern takes on a classic-dress fedora on stage, in interviews, and in his daily life. Could this mean a resurgence of the fedora for millenials and younger? We’ve taken a few of Styles’ most popular looks and given you a few options to copy his look.
Harry Styles favorite fedora as of late. We can’t tell the exact brand he is wearing, but we’ve got a very close bet with the Dobbs Strand II in pearl.
This Harry Styles look is apparently a St. Laurent hat, to the tune of $995. We’ve got you covered for a much more affordable price with our Stetson Silencer Fur Felt Fedora
This sort of fedora/homburg hybrid has a wide, upturned brim and a thick ribbon to accentuate the crown. We think this Bailey of Hollywood Landis is a pretty similar match.