2011 Winter Hat Trend Alert – Animal Shaped Hats. I’ve been noticing this trend for sometime now, many are starting to give into the animal shaped hat trend. From celebrities to everyday people wearing a hat shaped like an animal is quite trendy. With this trend, the hat can be smally shaped like a cat or a have something fun like dog ears, but it also be as lavish as being shaped like a wolf and stopping at your tailbone. Which is quite fun since it can also double as a scarf. Look below at how you can wear the animal shaped hat trend.