Can Short-Haired Mamas Look Cute in Winter Hats? The Happiest Mom Tests ‘Em Out


Mamas, have your read our round-up of super-stylish winter hats?  Some of the comments we received were from short-haired mamas, noting that hats are tricky (at best) with a super-short haircut.  Reader Erica said: 

I like the idea of adding style via a hat…but don't think they'll work well with my super-short mom hairstyle. 🙁

Bummer, right?  Then reader Meagan B responded: 

Erica, when I had super short hair I found that I needed to wear a really feminine hat or one with a brim. If you wear a beanie style you can easily be called "Sir" (trust me, it happened to my sister!). 

 Hmmm….where there's a will, there's always a way, right?  But it's clearly a tricky situation.  And I wanted more…proof?  Inspiration?  And it just so happens that Meagan Francis (The Happiest Mom) had somewhat recently cut her hair.  Short.  Really, really short.  And it looks great.  I love how a short hairstyle can be so chic, and in Meagan's case, makes her bright blue eyes pop.

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So cute.  And since Meagan is a super-fun, up-for-anything kind of a gal…I emailed, asking if she'd be willing to test out some winter hats.  As a leeetle expirament, if you will. 

Yup.  She was.  And she did.  (OMG LOVE HER)

Meagan sent pics with the following note: 

I took these pics at Meijer while grocery shopping…it's not exactly a fashion mecca, but I thought they had some cute styles! 

(The newsboy cap did look hideous so I chose not to take a photo of that one, lol.)

And one thing I thought was much better about the hat over really short hair as opposed to mid-length or kinda short hair is that usually hats would push the hair down around my face and neck and be all itchy. Not a problem at all with the super-short hair. I'm totally getting hats this winter!

And no wonder – look how cute!!

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My personal favorite is the white fuzzy one.  This look would look especially cute with bright lipstick.

Meagan, you are such a great sport!  And you look adorable, as always!!





  1. Ha! I’m the Megan B of the above comment. I’m sure my sister would be thrilled to know that everyone now knows she was called ‘Sir’!!
    It did make her rethink her hat choices though….

  2. Ooh I love the herringbone one. Megan has such great bone structure they all look cute, but I can see how on most of us, some of these hats would create too masculine of a look for my taste. The herringbone one is so feminine, I think there’d never be any chance of a “sir” mistake, even for those of us with less awesome cheekbones!

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