August 18th, 2021
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The Miu Miu Bonnet

I bought this Miu Miu bonnet/cap/balaclava in grey and I’m on the lookout for tan. I like this one because it’s trim to the head, can be worn under the hood of my parka, and it doesn’t look infantile. While searching for it, up popped a Miu Miu crocheted vest I’d whiffed on years ago — woo hoo!

  • I love anything balaclava-esque – so chic and practical. It’s a yes from me!

    disneyrollergirlAugust 18th, 2021  12:49 PM

  • Audrey Hepburn wore something similar to this at a ski resort in an old movie. She looked fabulous – no surprise there! On anyone else, 1950’s swimming cap comes to mind. Sorry ~ I’m just not seeing it.
    Please send us a photo this winter and prove us all wrong. 🙂

    PaulaAugust 18th, 2021  4:00 PM

  • So so cool. I still wear my old one from Barneys I bought back in 2008. It also looks great as a hood when not on your head with a good coat. I want the tan one so if you find it, let me know.

    TracyAugust 18th, 2021  7:52 PM

  • Intriguing… a hat lover. Going to try this style.

    JeanneAugust 18th, 2021  8:26 PM

  • I love the look. I worry the wool would itch under my neck. Please let us know how it feels.

    DebbieAugust 19th, 2021  6:30 AM

  • Sorry…$500 for this is something I can’t see. If a wool layer is required under a hood, I’m sure there are many more attractive alternatives at a fraction of the price. ;-}

    SharonAugust 19th, 2021  7:25 AM

  • Sorry, but just so silly.

    NicoleAugust 19th, 2021  4:40 PM

  • I definitely have appreciation for the artistic (and artsy) quality of the bonnet and, especially, since it does take us into another era. Coming from Europe, I experience almost nostalgic feelings about elegant pieces of this nature. However, wearing a bonnet (no matter the quality of execution) in modern times would be a challenge and my suspicion is that it would age anybody above the early 20s. Irina

    IrinaAugust 19th, 2021  7:01 PM

  • Silly looking…not for grown ups unless you look like Audrey Hepburn.

    Patricia E. WilsonAugust 20th, 2021  6:45 PM

  • Love it! Classic, modern, and minimalistic.

    kimAugust 21st, 2021  6:09 AM

  • On point, Preston. I am seeing them everywhere but this one is lovely and feminine. I have been putting my little boy in them since he was born and I have wanted my own ever since.

    Karene KatzAugust 23rd, 2021  12:29 AM

  • Immediately makes me think of Audrey Hepburn in the opening of Charade. And my sister and I wore them as children in the early through the mid 60’s.

    RTGOctober 5th, 2021  8:08 AM


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