When celebrities aren’t glammed up and walking the red carpet, you’ll notice that they throw on some shades and a hat so they’ll still look stylish casual wear. But recently, we’ve been seeing a lot of them wearing “dad caps.”
What exactly are dad caps? They’re basically baseball caps with curved brims, and are made of either cotton or canvas. It’s become this must-have accessory today to give off that laidback feel to any outfit―whether in a casual setting or an evening affair.
A photo posted by Laureen Uy (@laureenmuy) on Aug 11, 2016 at 11:20pm PDT
Since the start of year, international celebs like Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid, Rihanna, Hailey Baldwin, and others were seen sporting this trend on many occasions. Same with local personalities like Laureen Uy, Janina Manipol, Solenn Heussaff, and Jess Yang, to name a few.
This trend is obviously easy to pull off since there are so many colors of dad caps to choose from to match with any outfit. It also brings us back to a time where we control our unruly hair with a trusty hat―this time, it’s a legit fashion trend rather than a tacky piece on lazy days. Plus, there’s a ’90s vibe to it and some of us want to incorporate that in our day to day look.
You might already have a dad cap in your wardrobe right now―a hand-me-down or a cap you haven’t used since high school―but in case you want more, here are some of our picks.
Puma Sophia 5 Panel Adjustable Hat (P612). Available at Glorietta 4 and TriNoma Mall.
H&M Wool-blend Cap (P599). Available at SM Makati and SM Megamall.
American Needle Washed Baseball Cap in Steel Blue (P1,297). Available at Nordstrom.
Gucci Original GG Canvas Baseball Hat with Web (P14,846). Available at Greenbelt 4 and Shangri-La Plaza Mall.
Blue Collar Plain Grey Baseball Cap (P250). Available at Zalora.
Forever 21 Corduroy Baseball Cap in Olive (P367). Available at SM Makati and SM Megamall.
Adidas Run Climachill Cap (P557). Available at Glorietta 3 and Power Plant Mall.
Polo Ralph Lauren Coffee Hat in Vintage Pine (P1,833). Available at Rustan’s Makati.
HYPE MNL Giants Baseball Cap (P399). Available at Zalora.
Topshop Unstructured Cap (P487). Available at Robinson’s Galleria and Bonifacio High Street.
True Religion Brand Jeans ‘Puff Buddha’ Baseball Cap (P3,364). Available at Nordstrom.
Bershka Satin Cup in Garnet (P695). Available at Glorietta 2 and SM Aura.
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