São Paulo Fashion Week: Strange Hat Highlights

Sao Paulo fashion week hosts models like Gisele, and brands like Alexandre Herchcovitz and Rosa Cha. But if it paraded one spring trend, it's hats. Big hats, small hats, feathered hats and Lego hats: the Brazilian runways had them all!

São Paulo Fashion Week: Strange Hat Highlights

There were so many extravagant pieces of headwear on display that this Talitha Getty-worthy turban looks comparatively understated and chic.

São Paulo Fashion Week: Strange Hat Highlights

Some shows treated their models like queens.

São Paulo Fashion Week: Strange Hat Highlights

Others, like dunces.

São Paulo Fashion Week: Strange Hat Highlights

And still others, like Christmas presents wrapped up by your auntie on Adderall who has too many kinds of wrapping paper and bows and just. could. not. choose. one.

São Paulo Fashion Week: Strange Hat Highlights

As promised: A Lego character wig-hat. (Hat-wig? Hwig? What?)

São Paulo Fashion Week: Strange Hat Highlights

Men in attendance were not exempt from this cruel onslaught of unflattering toppers.

São Paulo Fashion Week: Strange Hat Highlights

Anyone for pick-up sticks?

São Paulo Fashion Week: Strange Hat Highlights

Pebbles Flintstone, all grown up, made a cameo.

São Paulo Fashion Week: Strange Hat Highlights

Some of the models just couldn't take it anymore.

São Paulo Fashion Week: Strange Hat Highlights

"I am doll eyes/Doll parts/Doll love..."

São Paulo Fashion Week: Strange Hat Highlights

[Insert pun on "feather in cap" here]

São Paulo Fashion Week: Strange Hat Highlights

It's like the designer said, "Wait, this outfit is super-busy and seems to be styled with clashing, striped ear-muffs. With dangly things. I know! Let's try that on Bruna Tenório. Because if she can't pull it off, nobody will."

And though she made no response, Bruna's side-eye says it all.

São Paulo Fashion Week: Strange Hat Highlights

I feel confident that this outfit was inspired by Eddy Monsoon in the first episode of Absolutely Fabulous.

São Paulo Fashion Week: Strange Hat Highlights

Claes Oldenburg as headwear, anyone?

São Paulo Fashion Week: Strange Hat Highlights

Neon slinkies. We'll all be wearing them on our heads come March. You just mark my words.