On the days when you don't want to bother with sunblock or sunnies, hats are the next choice in keeping the blinding sun at bay. Letting the breeze through and catching a few looks along the way, Cult Gaia's made-in-LA 90210 Mita Visor is a style that...
ICNY SS16 Cold Summer
Reflective specialist brand ICNY (read it out as "Eye See New York") launched in 2012 when designer Michael Cherman was hit by a car while biking home from work. The Brooklyn-based label started out with Cherman hand-pressing 3M reflective fabric...
Maggie Thompson's Makwa Studio
Minneapolis-based textile artist Maggie Thompson has been grappling with ideas, perceptions and systems of authenticity from the moment she was born. With a Native American father and an Irish-German mother, she's met with questions every step...
Wool Ranger Hat
Dyed a lush forest green and accented with a bright red paracord, Topo Designs and Westerlind's collaboration ranger hat is a delightful take on a classic. Made from wool felt, it takes wearers from winter through to spring and comes in three sizes...
Super Duper Hats
by Ivan Carvalho for Freunde von Freunden The role of Florence in the Renaissance is well documented, but many aren’t aware that the city on the banks of the Arno has another claim to fame: the birthplace of Italian fashion. In the 1950s, long...
Keep The Country Green Cap
Inspired by a vintage flea market find, The Ampal Creative’s “Keep The Country Green” cap encourages conservation and relaxation. The five-panel camp hat is constructed from 100% cotton corduroy with natural rope detailing and features a ‘60s political...
Paloma Germain Turbans
Paloma Germain made quite the first impression during our chance encounter in Tuileries Garden in Paris. She stood out from the picnicking locals and camera-toting visitors because of the way she instinctively held her head high, hair tucked into...
Personalized Ball Caps
Californian brand FairEnds never strays far from a tasteful pattern or colorway, and their simple, logo-less Ball Caps are the perfect canvas for a little customization. Each six-panel cap comes with a nylon webbing closure for easy adjustability...
Limited Edition March Caps
Founded in September last year by Barclay Douglas, March Caps has just introduced its first collection. With five designs, made in an edition of 150, the caps are classic six-panel baseball-style, but boast bright, minimal and design-forward motifs...
Father's Day 2015 Gift Guide
Whether buying for your own dad, your partner, a pal or a father figure, finding the perfect present can be tricky. While spending time with the special humans in your life is always the best gift, sometimes giving them something they'd never spend...
Lock & Co. Napoli Sisal Straw Hat
James Lock & Co.—the world’s oldest hat shop—was founded in 1676 and is still located in London, England. The company’s central focus has always been high-quality materials and the best production possible. The brand's Napoli hat—a take on the Panama...
Brixton's ReStitched Collection
As the cliche goes: when life gives you lemons you make lemonade. Alternately, when you find a great vintage piece that doesn't fit, Oceanside, California-based Brixton will make a hat for you. With their new "ReStitched" collection, the brand scoured...
New Caps from Ciele Athletics
It's never been easier to dress well when working out. The rise of athletic-to-casual crossover clothing (dubbed by some as "athleisure") means comfort, style, function and performance can all come in one garment. Now that Flyknits and fashion sweats...
Stormy Kromer + Carhartt Cap
From the factory lines in Detroit to the rugged forests of the Upper Peninsula, winters in Michigan can be long and cold. It's no surprise then that this industrious yet chilly state has given rise to some of the most respected names in workwear...
Mitchell & Ness Title Holder Vests
Mitchell & Ness have been purveyors of high quality sporting goods since opening up shop in Philadelphia in 1904. Their Title Holder Vests are a throwback to earlier times, with a retro-styled emblem of your favorite team embroidered across the front...
An athletic cap might most often be seen on one's head, but thanks to the wonders of 3D-printing, design firm Jean-Louis Casquette now brings them to your fingers. Their sports cap-styled rings are made from bright nylon fibers for a fun and punchy...
Boys Will be Boys Collection by Wool and the Gang
As temperatures continue to drop in the Northern Hemisphere, it's officially the season to begin wrapping up. Just in time, the beautifully groomed and crafty designers at Wool and the Gang introduce their new ready-made collection for men, titled...
GL NYC Hats by Gabriel Liberty
While Pharrell may be able to pull off vintage Vivienne Westwood hats—no matter how Smokey the Bear they look—those just warming up to headwear beyond baseball caps and beanies are in need of something that's contemporary yet wearable. Enter GL NYC...
Knit Merino Wool Hats from Rustic Threads
Inside a small boutique called The End, in the arid desert of Old Town Yucca Valley, CA, we stumbled upon some hats that beckoned to be touched and held. The hats are knitted by Taylor Elyse Compton, a Joshua Tree resident, who has a small studio...
Cord Felt Hat
When the weather turns chill and foul, cowboys turn their collars up and switch to the warmth and water-resistant protection of a wool brimmed hat. Westerlind’s updated version features a slimmer silhouette, a neck strap and is American-made from 100...
A classic ladies' rabbit-felt hat gets a remix when Andersen & Berner tapped Danish designer Signe Holten to turn it into a modern cap. The craftsmanship is clear and the material—which actually stands up well to most weather—is sumptuous, but with...
Playful Headpieces from Benoit Missolin
Over the past decade, London-based French designer Benoit Missolin, who calls Christian Lacroix a mentor, has eschewed traditional hat shapes for statement-making headpieces that cause a double take. From lambskin leather bunny ears to gigantic...
Industrial Fashion's Non-Fashion Hat
Spotted during this year's London Design Festival at RCA's Big Small show, which delved into contemporary contradictions, were some hats—striking in their simplicity. They're the debut product from newly launched label Industrial Fashion, dreamed...
Run in Style with Ciele Athletics' GoCap
As the interest in functional, well-designed sports gear continues to grow, many forward-thinking brands are moving in parallel; delivering just what you need to perform at your top level—or at least look like an athlete. The latest to take on the...
Commute in Style with Bandbox Bike Helmets
The struggle between choosing style or safety now has one potential solution: the Bandbox bike helmet. Not only is it smaller than the average helmet, the Bandbox is designed to be disguised by a variety of different hat covers. From sewing each...