In leu of the fact that all bicyclists, regardless of age, might have to start strapping on helmets, the Observer thought we’d get a head start (pun intended) on searching for the most stylish helmets available. As for what to do about the “helmet hair” that we’re sure to get after wearing one, we’re still working on that.
For the WWI history buff: Limar’s X-Urban Matt Green helmet
For the Englophile: Art’s Cyclery’s Union Jack Nutcase Helmet
For the patriot: Art Cyclery’s Stars and Stripes Nutcase Helmet
For the hipster: Lazer Cityzen’s Red Checker Helmet
For those channeling Weekend at Bernie’s: Yakkay’s Tokyo Blue Technic Helmet
For the fashionista: Sawako Furuno’s Limited Edition Leopard Helmet
For the athlete: Bern’s Carbon Helmet
Already have a helmet? The blog, CRAFT, has some quirky, DIY tips (think plastic flowers and creepy doll parts) for sprucing up your dome, or why not buy one of Wiggstyle’s colored Mohawks or spikey wigs to, as the website says, “Pimp your helmet?”
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