Momtrends Accessory Picks: Fall 2009


Today is all about the little extras--details and flair that turns kids clothing into fashion. First I'm going to talk about the Short Hat Company. I for one am thrilled that hats are back--especially for little boys. Each day as I walk my daughter to school we spot trendy toppers on her pals. No. Not boring baseball caps. We are talking fedoras, racing caps and cool flap hats.

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Want to get in on the trend? Short Hat Company is all over it. The Colorado-based company is family owned and they sweat all the details on their designs. I found them at a small fashion event in NYC. While the girls' styles were divine, I'm more smitten with the boys hats. The quilted Rufus ($32) is a hat any little boy will gladly wear--no battles when it is time to suit up. For wee ones, the Peanut($32) is quite possibly the sweetest hat I've seen. This plaid jockey cap is both itch-free and ready for the runway.

Think I haven't found anything for your boy? I've got one more. The Oscar is a handmade ear-flap hat in two classic earthy colors for $30. Now I think I've covered all the heads out there with my suggestions. No complaining about cold ears please.

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