Khosi Nkosi at AFI Cape Town Fashion Week. (AFI Gallery)

THE beret is back! When we think about the classic beret it conjures up images of sophisticated Parisians, an artist with paintbrush in hand or a member of a revolutionary movement. 

Imprint at AFI Cape Town Fashion Week. (Pic: AFI Gallery)

Spotted on the runway at the Dior show at Paris Fashion Week as well as the Khosi Nkosi and Imprint shows at the AFI Cape Town Fashion Week, it’s safe to say the humble beret is the hottest winter accessory.

We love how Beyoncé rocked a black, leather beret at the pre-Grammy Gala.

Beyoncé rocks a black leather beret at the pre-Grammy Gala. (Pic: Instagram)

Whether you are looking to add a touch of sophistication or edgy rebel cool, the beret is your go-to hat this winter.

Here are our favourite berets to shop for:

Along with the beret, pearls are having a moment as well. Pearl-detail black beret from Zando.

Pearl-detail black beret from Zando.

A red beret is a classic. The metal rings give this beret from Zando a punk rock twist.

Red beret from Zando.

Neutral colours are always a winner. We love this camel-panelled beret from Style Republic.

Camel beret from Style Republic.

Pink is the perfect colour to add a feminine touch to any outfit. Rose-pink wool beret from Accessorize.

Wool beret from Accessorize.

Who doesn’t love a bit of shimmer? This silver-sequined one from Spree is a glitzy take on the beret.

Sequined beret from Spree.