OK, before you rush to answer, just think about this: We most closely associate it with A Clockwork Orange-inspired Halloween costumes and, well, hipsters, and that’s never a good thing. But Lily Collins–yes, that’s her under there–has us thinking otherwise. On her way to catch a flight out of LA earlier this week, the actress was wearing your usual closet staples, aka a striped tee and a pair of skinny jeans. We’ve seen that outfit a million times (mostly on ourselves, admittedly), but it doesn’t look boring on Collins, thanks to that jaunty topper she’s wearing. So yes, the bowler is the cure for the common I’m-sick-of-everything-I-own problem. It’s also great for those my-hair-looks-gross problems, I-need-to-get-my-roots-dyed problems, or I-wish-I-was-a-bohemian-rock-star problems.
Have we convinced you that the bowler is actually kind of awesome? Good, here’s where to pick one up–and, if you’re feeling really inspired, how to channel the rest of Collins’ outfit: