The Clink Room produces apparel designed by independent artists. Their hats are especially great, with bold images that look like team mascots. Each design is printed onto a New Era 59Fifty fitted baseball hat. Some of our faves are Rex, Parallel Dimensions, One-Armed Bandits, and the already in pre-production Rocket Pops.
THE BEST Caps
This smartly-designed wearable conceals a fabric face mask inside of the brim of a baseball cap, keeping personal protection at the ready for when you need it, and hiding it away when not in use. The face mask pulls around your chin to keep it in place, and is removable for hand-washing.
Killspencer’s everyday hat has more sections than typical baseball caps for a smoother, more put-together look. It’s available in four colors and three materials: black leather, black wool, olive drab canvas, and Swiss army green canvas, each with a Killspencer leather logo patch.
Show the world which team you really are rooting for with one of these Star Wars-inspired caps from Gallery94. Choose from an olive camper cap, embroidered with an Imperial officer’s lapel decorations, or a black Darth Vader snapback cap. The Empire Snaps Back. There, we said it.
Nike has unveiled a Stranger Things-themed collection of shoes and apparel. The Hawkins High pack consists of special colorways of the Blazer, the Tailwind and the Cortez, while the apparel consists of a tee, hoodies, pants and a cap. They will be available 6/27/19, just in time for Season 3.
As part of its Fall Winter 2018 collection, the minimalist rainwear brand Rains offers a water-resistant cap done in its distinctive functional style. The cap is made of polyurethane and polyester and has a curved visor and an adjustable closure. Available in three colors.
As expected, Nintendo delivered another classic game with Super Mario Odyssey. ThinkGeek lets you bring the game’s new and imaginative mechanics home with this wearable Cappy hat. If you don’t have a Switch yet, you can also get the hat as part of a console bundle.
Polo Ralph Lauren is banking on the return of Lo heads. Inspired by RL’s 1992 Olympic Games apparel, the Stadium Collection mixes blocks of red, white and blue with Olympic graphics. That coat is wildfire. Sadly, the gear is limited only to top tier stores such as Bodega.
Dad hats never really went away, but now everyone’s wearing them. Shmoxd has a handy guide on how you can take an existing cap, remove the existing embroidery if needed, and add your own design. It takes a bit of time, but it’s cheap and you get a unique cap out of it.
Snowpiercer. Designer Greg Lauren brought an edge to luxury brand Moncler’s clean and shiny apparel by replacing all or part of them with his brand’s washed and weathered clothing and fabric. Lauren called his approach “destroyed elegance and imperfect perfection.”
adidas teamed up with skateboarder Lucas Puig and his homies at Hélas for a dope ’80s-themed collection. The highlights are a track jacket, track pants and shorts that are all made of nylon. The drop also includes an all-white variant of the Matchcourt skate shoe.
Maharishi continues its peaceful military style with its spring/summer 2017 collection. The Tiger Stripe Murale features various apparel adorned with eye-catching camo. Some are reversible, but the highlight of the drop is the fishtail parka with reflective 3M fabric.