Beanies are key to any style flex for the cold weather season. Not only do they keep you warm on those brutally cold days, but they’re also a stylish solution to bad hair days—what’s not to love about the go-to winter hat?
The most cool beanies come in a range of styles and fits, making the beanie ideal to top off your outfits for both wilderness adventures and everyday commuting to work. The standard, single cuff, and slouchy beanie fits are the most recognizable and hit on every style vibe. Like the idea of a graphic-print beanie? Those are great for adding interest to your wardrobe basics. Looking for a beanie to elevate your affordable outfit? Invest in a high-quality wool option or a textured style that looks seriously expensive.
Whether you go bold with a bright color or opt for a neutral that’ll work with everything in your closet, check out the 11 best beanies for men to stay warm and cozy this season, without sacrificing their cool style.
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Made in Japan, this classic fisherman beanie’s wool-blend fabric will ensure your noggin’ stays warm. For a fail-proof look, try this marbled navy colorway with a printed button down and a solid contrasting tee underneath—you’ll be best dressed for casual Zoom meetings.
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Filson Watch Cap Beanie
Big lumberjack vibes, amirite? This wool cap is the perfect deep tone of red to pair with earth-toned outdoor gear this season. Made with %100 virgin wool that insulates even when wet—this will be your go-to for fishing, hiking, and hunting next season.
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Carhartt Men’s Acrylic Watch Beanie
Do all your boys have this hat in black? Green is a strong alternative that pairs well with most colors in your closet. This single cuff logo hat by Carhartt has been around for years and is still perfect for all your cold weather ‘fits.
Patagonia Everyday Beanie
Looking for something eco-friendly? Try this Patagonia beanie made with %100 recycled threads. Not to mention it’s available in five sustainably cool colors.
Blocker Outdoors Four Layer Knit Cap
While the textured exterior elevates your winter style, four layers of insulated lining will keep you seriously warm when temperatures drop. From tailored overcoats to sleek puffer jackets, there’s nothing you can’t wear this beanie with.
AllSaints Cadigan Beanie
‘Tis the season for red wine, so why shouldn’t your headgear match? This rich Bordeaux red hue won’t overwhelm the eyes when paired with your wardrobe of neutrals. Made soft and stretchy with a weave knit that comes in a soft, stretchy fabric, there’s plenty of reason to love this style.
Thom Browne Cashmere 4 Bar Beanie
It’s time to hit the slopes—or at least it will be before you know it! This hat with seriously soft 100% cashmere is the perfect finishing touch for your parka and puffer ensembles this winter. Plus, Thom Browne’s signature four-bar detail is a bonus for standout style.
Burton Truckstop Beanie
We know this is a bold choice, but you’d be surprised how good this sunny yellow stunner looks with most items in your wardrobe. It’ll brighten your mood and all of your flannel and shearling outfits.
SmartWool Merino 250 Cuffed Beanie
SmartWool’s beanies are just as cozy and moisture-wicking as their bestselling merino wool socks. Grab one in every color to keep your noggin protected all winter.
Everlane Flower Chunky Beanie
Dubbed the “favorite chunky sweater, but for your head,” this striped beanie is everything we could want and more. Made with an extra chunky weave, it features a hint of stretch for the coziest fit imaginable.
Billionaire Boys Club BB North Star Beanie
A little logo goes a long way for cool factor when your beanie is from a brand like Pharrell Williams’ Billionaire Boys Club. Prop this badass option on the crown of your head (without covering your ears) and pair it with joggers and a graphic tee for dope street style.
Andrew is a freelance writer, fashion columnist, and editorial stylist covering fashion, commerce, skincare, grooming, and health.
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