5 Reasons I Would Actually Wear This Ridiculous $78 Leather Turban

When a tipster pointed out this objectively ludicrous chapeau on the Urban Outfitters website, my first reaction? "I would totally wear that." Why?

5 Reasons I Would Actually Wear This Ridiculous $78 Leather Turban

1. Turbans are awesome. From Lana Turner to Prada to Her Highness Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser Al Missned to half the best-dressed seniors on the street, a turban is always glamorous!


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5 Reasons I Would Actually Wear This Ridiculous $78 Leather Turban

2. A turban is a hat. Someone wise — or at least, someone — once said, to be noticed, wear a hat. Hats are ice-breakers and conversation-starters. Turbans qualify, and are almost, dare I say it, universally flattering.


5 Reasons I Would Actually Wear This Ridiculous $78 Leather Turban

3. Leather is warm! This topper — especially with the addition of a little liner — could actually function as a light, stylish winter hat. Hell, you could probably waterproof it!


5 Reasons I Would Actually Wear This Ridiculous $78 Leather Turban

4. It's very easy to make a miniature doll version.



5 Reasons I Would Actually Wear This Ridiculous $78 Leather Turban

5. Halloween is coming. As if it needs saying, this is what you've been looking for to complete your Slutty Lawrence of Arabia costume.