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Man Hats & Long Hair: Best Hat Types & Wearing Tips

Long hair among men has become popular in the last couple of years. The fact that nowadays there is so much variety when it comes to hairstyles, clothing and so on makes men with long hair not so rare. Therefore, we need to leave a bit of article space for them as well. Studies show that more than 18% of men have longer hair – past their ears.

Since this is a blog that covers hats and everything there is about hats, we’ll mix up these two things. We’ll talk about what are the best hats with men with long hair and we’ll see what are some tips on wearing those hats with long hair. There are many different styles you can go with and we’ll cover the ones which are most common among the younger generation.

Knit Caps

Longer hair keeps your head warm and so do knit caps. During winter, you can see most people wear this type of hats around. Knit caps are simple, warm and they can be very stylish depending on which color you buy. They also go good with a pair of sunglasses. What makes this type of hat so good is the fact that it pretty much doesn’t matter if you have longer hair or not. There are other types like a straw hat for an example which can sometimes be hard to mix up with long hair and doesn’t look quite good. 

Knit caps are different. You just pop them on your head and you’re ready to go. It pretty much doesn’t matter what head shape you have or what type of hair you have. Knit caps look good on everyone. And, if you have long hair, things are no different. It will look good on you. The general idea behind wearing such a hat with long hair is to let your bangs show. Everyone likes to see healthy-looking hair, especially on a male. Therefore, you should use this to your advantage. Stand out from the crowd. Let everyone show you have long hair and combine it with a knit cap.

We said that this type of hat is often used in the colder months since it provides warmth to your head. But, don’t be amazed if you see dudes wearing this cap during hotter summers as well. Yeah, it might sound a bit silly, but if you push this hat a bit back you’ll get a cool, laid-back look which will make you again – stand out from the crowd.


Fedoras are a favorite type of hat for many people around the world. Even more, people would know about it but they are afraid of how stylish it looks and think that they aren’t up to it. Wrong. Even though that fedora is a bit more stylish than let’s say a baseball cap, you can still wear it on many occasions. Fedora has a large brim that amazingly frames your face and puts a spotlight on it. Now, don’t be afraid. It doesn’t do that in a bad way. Like, if you have a zit, it’s not like a fedora will show it even more to the world. It’s nothing like that. 

Fedora goes exceptionally well with long hair. Put it on your head and tuck the hair behind your ears. What you’ll get is a look that most rock stars will be jealous of. You can also put your hair over your ears and let it fall naturally although it’s not a look that will suit everyone. Most women wear their fedoras like this though. 

Another good thing about wearing a fedora is that it is very lightweight and you won’t even reckon it’s sitting on your head. This might not sound like a big deal, but it is, especially in the summertime. During summer, it gets hot and therefore at some point, your hair will probably get sweaty. This is an even bigger issue if you have a bit longer hair since the hair can soak up the sweat and become oily really fast. Having a hat on your head which isn’t lightweight will create an even worse situation for you and we guarantee that after one extremely hot day, you won’t even consider wearing a hat ever again.

However, since fedoras are made from light and quality materials, this won’t be the case. As we said, you won’t even feel it on your head so you can relax and just rock your new summer look.

Baseball Caps

Yea, you thought we won’t mention them since we started with fancy hats like the fedora, right? Well wrong. How can we not mention one of the most popular hats out there? Baseball caps are worn by millions or even billions of people in the world. Yea, fedoras are great, but you can’t wear them on every single occasion. Knit caps are also great, but the same goes for them. However, baseball caps are a bit different. It’s cold? Wear a baseball cap. Hot? Same thing. Want to protect from the sun while you’re running? Well, the baseball cap. Want to go out to the club and look cool? You know the answer. You get the point. Baseball caps are so versatile that it comes as no surprise that they are part of the wardrobe of almost everyone. And yes, you don’t need to be a baseball fan to wear it. It’s okay.
Since baseball caps are so popular and can be worn on every single occasion, the question that arises is if they go well with long hair? And, the answer is yes. And they go perfectly. 

We said that it is of huge importance that a hat is lightweight. Baseball caps are like that. They are also very adjustable. Something that most hats lack. Take a fedora for an example. It has an average hole where your head goes into and it will suit most people. But, not everyone. If your head is a bit bigger or wider, you’ll have trouble if you try to put it on. Furthermore, you’ll need to squeeze your head in and probably stretch the hat once for good. Imagine that you even have long hair and want to put it on. It could be a huge issue.

On the other hand, baseball caps and other sports caps that simply have a visor, have an adjustable strap which lets you configure how it will sit on your head. Will it be loose or they’ll have a grip. It’s a neat feature to have since that means you can buy a hat and not worry too much about the size of it. Baseball caps will suit everyone, even the big brain ones.
But, how does long hair go with such a hat? Similar to fedora. The general point is that you tuck your bangs behind your ears, put some sunglasses on and go to the street with style. You can also wear it in reverse mode. Have you seen rappers wearing a cap like this? The visor turned back, to their neck? Yes, you did. And admit it, it looks cool. You can do it as well! Apply the same concept – hair behind your ears, and reverse your hat. Sweet.

Nowadays it’s also popular to wear a man bun. If you don’t know what it is, look it up since it’s a bit hard to explain. Girls will know. The man bun is a no issue for a baseball hat as well. On every hat of this type, there is a hole between the adjustable strap we talked about and the rest of the hat. Now, this is made so that women can put their ponytail through it and wear a hat that otherwise they couldn’t. Your man bun can go there as well. It would look weird if you wore the baseball cap over your bum. It will look like you have something on your head and it will seem weird. Put your bun through that hole and rock the hat. 

Long Hair No Issue

As you can see, if you have longer hair, don’t feel bad that you can’t wear hats. You can! And to be honest, it can look even better on you than it would on me who have shorter hair. Use the hair you have to your advantage and stand out even more from the crowd. The hats we mentioned go really well with long hair and you should utilize it as long as you could. You never know when that precious hair you have might start to fall out? So, use it while you have it!

And yes, we know that we probably didn’t mention all the hats that are out there. The list would be too long. We covered the ones which are being used mostly during the past couple of years and truth to be told, it will stay like that for the years to come. Therefore, take our advice and wear hats. It will make your life a whole lot better. 

Most Common Hat Types for Custom Headwear

Most Common Hat Types for Custom Headwear

Did you know that you can use custom hats to propel your brands? Even better, you can use your custom hats to show your sense of fashion.

We bet you have already seen a lot of headwear with company names and logos on their crowns. If you are looking for a stylish yet practical way to get your brand to the next levels, custom headwear could be your next move. Not all hats will serve you well for custom headwear. A baseball cap may serve your company better than, say, a bucket hat.

If you are in search of the best-compatible hat to customize for your business, this article is for you. Let’s get going. 


If you are looking to customize hats for your sporty brand, snapbacks will not disappoint you. With them, you can have embroidered patches, pins, or direct printing on the crown of your hats. You also get to choose between 6 panels and 5-panel styles. Furthermore, you also get to decide between a high-profile, a low-profile, and a mid-profile cap.

Another aspect you will love about custom snapbacks is that they can be made from a different material. There are snapbacks made of cotton, polyester, wool, and satin. It is upon you to choose what suits your brand best.

Snapbacks come in different forms and options. There are no limitations. You will be spoiled for choices. 

Dad hats

Dad hats are laidback because they are less structured than snapbacks. It is the best way to bring in a trend into your customization. It promotes a casual and more comfortable look.

Custom dad hats can be made from cotton, canvas, wool, faux leather, and satin. You can embroider your company’s name or logo on the crown of the dad hat. You can also choose to print it on the hats directly. 

Dad hats also come with several closure features. These include snapback, Velcro, and buckle. 

Custom visors

Visors are one way to brand and bring the world to a standstill when you go outdoors. The customized visors can be practical in a sporty or casual setting.

The brand name or the logo has to be small or compressed, though. You know, visors do not have enough space for huge logos. The logo has to be compressed to fit on the strap above the brim of the visor.

They are a stylish way to draw attention, but they will not work for you if you want your logo screaming for attention. 


Beanies are an elegant way to propel your brand in the winter. Beanies have adequate space for you to embroider your logo or company’s name. You can have them knitted using your company’s theme colors.

Beanies allow you to play around a little. You can have the larger beanies printed on the fold of the brim. One limitation of using custom beanies is that they solely work well with embroideries. If you wish to print your logo or name directly, beanies would not be your best choice. 

Cowboy hats

Cowboy hats are a classic way you can promote your brand or pass a message. The caps have adequate space on their brims and crowns for your message and logo. You can also have the logo printed on the outer band of the cowboy hats. This is an effective way of keeping things simple.

Furthermore, cowboy hats often draw a lot of attention. They will have people turning their heads to try and catch a glimpse. 

Cowboy hats are, however, an effective way of outdoor marketing events such as hikes, country music festivals, tour companies, bike competitions, and grilling parties. Cowboy hats work well with prints. They are not so effective with embroideries. 

Custom floppy hats

Floppy hats and beach hats are a great way to pass across a message outdoors. They work well for the summer, beaches, and swimming. They have a wide brim– ideal for printed messages/logos. You may also choose to write your message on the crown of the hat. We, however, recommend that you go with the floppy brims, especially if the rims are a little wider than usual. They will draw the attention you need. 

Custom floppy hats also work well with prints. They are not so effective with embroideries because of the materials used to make them. 

Custom berets

Berets scream class and confidence. They are an excellent way to create custom hats because they can be worn in several different ways. The wearer will have to wear the beret in a way that exposes the custom message or logo. Besides, you can customize berets in several different ways. You can have embroideries on it or prints. You can also have the embroidered fabric sewn on the front of the beret. This is the most popular way to customize a beret.

However, metallic clips and tags can also be attached in front of the beret. The metallic stickers are a sure way to market your brand because they will draw attention to the wearer. They will not only market your brand, but also leave the wearer looking stylish and fashion-forward. 



Hats are accessories that serve a lot of purposes. One of the targets not yet fully exploited is passing a message across or marketing a brand. If you would love to propel a word without much effort, you need to embrace the idea of using custom hats. With your custom hats, you can have your staff and clients market your brand as they have the headgear on.

However, you have to be aware that not all caps will work well with the customization. The hats discussed above are the most popular and effective customization. Be sure that the hat you choose will serve your customization needs, go ahead, have the hats customized, and watch your brand or message fly to the next level. Remember, Delusion MFG has all your custom hats needs under wrap. Come where quality and customer service are served abundantly.