Sundance Must-Have: Neutral Knit Beanies

01/22/2007 at 01:55 PM ET

Besides supporting independent films, Sundance is not exactly your typical film festival. While starlets swan around Cannes and Venice in gorgeous gowns, actresses hit the streets of Park City, UT clad in fuzzy boots, tucked-in jeans, ski parkas — and this year, it seems there is one hat that everyone must have! Stars Keri Russell, Gretchen Mol, Kristen Bell, Sienna Miller and Famke Janssen have already been spotted in cozy beanies in neutral shades from oatmeal to gray. Now this is a trend we can get behind — wearable, weather-appropriate, and affordable! The only question that remains: What to do about hat-head?

Check back every day this week for more Sundance coverage on Off the Rack.

Photo: Dan Gorder/FilmMagic;Michael Tompkins/FilmMagic;Peter Kramer/Getty

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Sarah on

I own one in green and I love it. It keeps my ears and head warm, and offers up a great way to deal with a bad hair day. Also, I’m pretty sure most people can wear this style and it looks adorable.

Angela on

where can we find lovely berets like that? i cant seem to find any!

Lila on

I really like Keri’s hat and she wears it perfectly.

Jackson on

I have several beanies and love them. They’re not tight so the hat-head is not a big problem.

Cynthia on

I am so tired with people saying that the stars are the one that start these trends when ladies have been wearing them for years. I have pics of my mother wearing them and my aunts but when stars wear them, they seem to be “in”. Oh Please give me a break and give credit where credit is due, to females all over the world who start their own trends.

kari on

I really like hearing about Kerri Russell. I would love for her to be seen more!

pstewart on

Cynthia you are so right, I get tired of the same news when it comes to fashion and celebrities. Real women start their own trends without spending millions of dollars for one over priced item, most women can make these hats themselves or buy it from walmart!

Meg on

Kristen Bell looks darling in hers, but it’s such a hard look to pull off (Keri and Famke just look kind of messy with them).

Rocketinu on

I can knit one in a night, but they have some lovely low priced ones at Target.

BC on

not my cup of tea

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