Brrr! It’s friggin’ cold outside. Whether you’re shoveling out of the latest #bombcyclone or headed for fun on the slopes, you’ll need to dress warm and protect yourself from the elements. Remember, when braving blizzard conditions, use your head and cover your noggin. As the windchill hits negative numbers and the temps fall below zero, a baseball cap just won’t cut it. We’ve gathered these warm hats that go beyond the basic beanie. Because, make no mistake my frosty friends; winter is here!
Instead of Dad’s boring fedora why not flip your lid with Worth & Worth Hat Company’s Hopper hat. C’mon everyone knows Chief Hopper is the real hero in Netflix’s series Stranger Things. Bound for iconic status, Hopper’s topper is made of tough weather refined beaver felt. Make sure you know your correct hat size before ordering. Worth & Worth suggests, “bring the tape measure around to the front of your head about 1/8” above your ears and position on it in the middle of the forehead or just above the eyebrows (depending on preference).
Show your support for our Winter Olympians with this merino wool knit hat from Polo Ralph Lauren. You’ll be primed for Pyeongchang with Polo’s signature soft hat with maximum breathability and the American flag patch embroidered on the front. While the pom-pom may not fit under your ski helmet, this warm hat is a patriotic après-look for cocktails at the lodge.
The Canadians know how to stay warm. And if you’re heading into extreme conditions, you’ll need a warm hat. Pony up for this Aviator Hat from Canada Goose made with Artic Tech. It will keep you warm and dry in all kinds of climates with a fur visor, earflaps, and an adjustable buckle chin strap.
It’s 5 o’clock somewhere. Are you headed to the pub to warm up with a cocktail? Top it off (your head that is) with this traditional Duckbill Ivy hat by Woolrich. It’s a super warm hat made of molded wool offered in a sturdy 6-panel constructed style that holds its shape all season long. You’ll always look dashing in this crushable, water-resistant streamlined old school cap.
Does your patchy beard leave your face exposed to the bitter cold? Meet, Beard Head. This collection of bearded hats was created by Lake Tahoe snowboarder, David Stankunas and has lit up the internet. Chose from bearded barbarians and bikers or go with our personal fave, Stubble Populous. No beard oil necessary.