Six of the best: Winter headwear

We’re progressively covering all elements of the winter ‘fit in our Six of the best series and today we’re casting the spotlight on some toasty lids.

The need to layer up provides a great opportunity for some self expression. One of the greatest flexes of superior taste in threads is through the medium of a an elegant headpiece. Nowadays in this anything goes state of trends, there are no limitations of what may be deemed reasonable. Find a spectrum of choices provided below leaving nobody out. Both the traditionalists and futurists shall both be pleased.

Gramicci X Taion

Gramicci’s design sensibilties and Taions technology meet on this toasty little 5 panel. Extra insulation is provided by a down headpiece which meets a classic flat brim.

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Fred Perry

The winter tones of this understated twin tipped number offer a subtle departure from the classic unicolour beanie. Smart and powerful in the right hands.

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Norse Projects

An interesting fusion of worlds here courtesy of consistently great Norse. The aesthetics of a nylon running cap juxtapose the rustic connotations of the corduroy earflaps. Surprisingly, in the case of this hat, they appear in harmony speaking to the cultured, adventurous, open minded personality of the wearer.

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A Kind of Guise

Pick of the bunch is this fine piece of craftmanship contructed of Harris Tweed and lined with Steiff teddy bear fur. Heavy hitting credibilities are substantiated through A Kind of Guise excellent touch for sophistacated dry goods.

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Say what you will about Moncler but they make sharp winter gear and this velvet balaclava brings High Fashion and outdoor life together. One for the Luxury dons who are typically terrible adverts of how best to wear the brand however if matched with the right fit, this would shine through.

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Kable Knit from Kavu. Basic hitter. Pleasing array of colours, fine fabric for your scalp. Does what is says on the tin.

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