New Era has long been the king of sports headwear, making the official ball caps for Major League Baseball, which we all know is THE sport for headwear. However in 2018, New Era introduced the EK Collection, a series of luxury hats made of premium materials and designs.
These models include regular ball caps, “dad hats”, bucket hats, and fedoras, featuring materials like Japanese Three Looms fabric and Subalpino Italian Oxford. Priced on a premium level, the hats range from $65 for most of the ball caps to $90 for the suede versions. Yes, that seems expensive, but you get what you pay for and New Era produces quality from top to, well, top.
Check the collection at NewEra.com or at retailers such like Saks Fifth Avenue, Barney’s New York, Fred Segal, Nordstrom and more, and let us know which one is your pick. Personally, I’m thinking the gingham 9Twenty and the black suede 9Twenty for my head. Let us know below what your thoughts are – and which one you spring for this, well, Spring.
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