We’re constantly looking for something new to add to our closets, whether it be shoes, bags or hats. Turbans have been around for centuries, worn by the Arabs, ancient Mayans, the Turks of the Ottomon Period and even European men in the Middle Ages and Renaissance Period. In the early 20th century, Paul Poiret revived the turban, a chic headpiece for women. The look was revived again in the ’50s and ’60s and today, once again the turban hat is being revived by Miuccia Prada, Ralph Lauren, Donna Karan, Marc Jacobs and Madonna for H&M.
Fashionistas, designers and socialites from Mary Kate Olsen, Kate Moss, André Leon Talley, Rachel Zoe, Vanessa Traina have been sporting the turban look. Most recently, Sarah Jessica Parker as Carrie Bradshaw was seen wearing a metallic patterned turban when arriving in Abu Dhabi in the Sex and the City 2 movie.
You don’t have to be somewhere exotic to wear a turban hat and our ever chic ladies from the style gallery can prove that: