{{Fashion}} Can Women Under 70 Wear Berets?

When I think of berets, the first thing that comes to mind is my mom. While there are soooooo many other connotations – beatniks, Rerun from “What’s Happenin'”, the men helped fight crime on the subways in the 80s…

west village nyc fashion blogger in berets

But, I think of my mom first because a black beret and a red lip was totally her thing in the mid-90’s. Growing up in the least alternative, white, Republican suburb of Park Ridge, IL, most people’s parents were the typical cookie cutter human. No style.

At the time, I didn’t appreciate my mom’s uniqueness. My friends ribbed on me for it. Looking back she wasn’t that weird. She just didn’t give a shit. I love that about her. She still gives zero fucks to this day.

west village nyc fashion blogger in berets
Fast forward to 2016, to me living on the border of Greenwich Village where

west village nyc fashion blogger in berets
west village nyc fashion blogger in berets
west village nyc fashion blogger in berets
west village nyc fashion blogger in berets

*WHAT I’M WEARING:

Beret: Penelope’s – Chicago
Sweater: J. Crew
Suede Button Front Skirt: Forever 21
Loafers: Vintage

*SHOP MY OUTFIT:

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 Rebekah Schott Photography


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