Different Types of Caps Names with Pictures

Different Types of Caps with Pictures

Md. Shad Ibna Shoiel
B.Sc. in Textile Engineering
Email: shoieloshin@gmail.com


What is Cap?
Cap is a new garment product of Bangladesh. Nowadays there are many factories in Bangladesh produce different types of caps and export many countries such as U.S.A, Canada, U.K, Japan and so on. Generally woven and knit fabric is used to make cap. Also, nylon mesh fabric is used for making cap.

A cap is a form of headwear. It is an important fashion accessories. Caps have crowns that fit very close to the head and have brim or visor. They are typically designed for warmth and, when including a visor, blocking sunlight from the eyes. They come in many shapes and sizes. Caps have only a visor, no brim.

different types of caps
Fig: Different types of caps (Photo: Shutterstock)

Cap has always been different than hats. Hats have a broad brim and can be made of material like straw. Caps fit closely to people’s heads and are usually made of soft fabrics. Therefore, caps are generally soft and often have no brim or just a peak. For many centuries women wore a variety types of head-coverings, which were called caps.

List of Cap Buyers in Bangladesh:

  1. New Era
  2. Paramount
  3. Tommy Hilfiger
  4. Walmart
  5. Triple Crown Products
  6. Performance Headwear (PP)
  7. Max Apparel U.S.A
  8. DPI
  9. Oury
  10. H3
  11. Japana
  12. Itochu
  13. Caps Direct
  14. Design Dynamics and so on

Different Types of Caps Style:

  1. Sun visor
  2. Bomber
  3. 5 BB cap
  4. 6 BB cap
  5. Patrol cap
  6. IVY
  7. J style
  8. Fedora
  9. 5 Panel fitted cap
  10. 6 Panel fitted cap
  11. Bucket
  12. Baby cap
  13. Knit/winter cap
  14. Ski cap
  15. Beanie
  16. Trucker cap
  17. Russian ushanka cap
  18. Wool cap
  19. Cotton cap
  20. Fleece cap
  21. Polyester cap
  22. Cricket cap
  23. Football cap
  24. Baseball cap
  25. Golf cap
  26. Monkey cap
  27. Turban
  28. Barretina
  29. Balmoral bonnet
  30. Ayam cap

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Different types of caps names with pictures are given below:

Sun visor or Sports cap:
A sun visor or visor cap – also called a sports visor – is a type of crownless hat consisting simply of a visor or brim with a strap encircling the head. The top of the head is not covered and the visor protects only the face, including eyes, nose, and cheeks, from the sun.

Sun visor cap
Fig: Sun visor cap

Baseball cap:
Baseball caps are a type of soft light cotton cap with rounded crown and a stiff bill projecting in the front.

Baseball cap
Fig: Baseball cap

Bomber hat:
A bomber hat also known as an aviator hat, is a usually a leather cap with large earflaps, a chin strap and, often, a short bill that is commonly turned up at the front to show the lining (often fleece or fur). It is often worn with goggles. It may be made of other materials, such as felt.

Bomber hat
Fig: Bomber hat

A turban is a kind of headwear based on cloth winding. Featuring many variations, it is worn as customary headwear, usually by men. Turbans worn in South Asia are known as Pagri.

Fig: Turban

Golf cap:
A golf cap is a rounded men’s or women’s cap with a small stiff brim in front. Cloths used to make the cap include wool, tweed, and cotton. The inside of the cap is commonly lined for comfort and warmth.

Golf cap
Fig: Golf cap

BB Cap:
A type of soft, light cotton cap with a rounded crown and a stiff, frontward- projecting bill. These types of cap have 6 panel on crown. The front of the cap typically contains designs or logos of sports teams (namely baseball teams, or names of relevant companies, when used as a commercial marketing technique). The back of the cap may be “fitted” to the wearer’s head size or it may have a plastic, Velcro, or elastic and zipper strip, adjuster so that it can be quickly adjusted to fit different wearers.

BB Cap
Fig: BB Cap

Patrol cap:
A patrol cap, also known as a field cap, is a soft with a stiff, rounded visor, and flat top, somewhat similar to a baseball cap.

Patrol cap
Fig: Patrol cap

Beanies are another tight-fitting winter cap. These caps fit much tighter than ski caps, acting like a glove for the head. They have no brim and come in several types of materials, including acrylic, wool, polyester, and fleece.

Fig: Beanie

Fleece cap:
Fleece caps are some of the softest caps due to the fabric itself. It comes from the wool of a sheep, or similar animal. It has deep, soft piles that make it feel luxurious against the skin. Fleece caps come in many styles, including trapper, snowboard, hood scarf, half-face mask, and hoods.

Fleece cap
Fig: Fleece cap

IVY cap:
IVY cap also known as (flat cap, cabbie cap, gatsby cap, cloth cap, scally cap, Wigens cap, derby hat, jeff cap, driving cap, bicycle cap, Irish cap) is a rounded cap with a small stiff brim in front. Cloths used to make the cap include wool, tweed (most common), and cotton. Less common materials may include leather, linen, or corduroy. The inside of the cap is commonly lined for comfort and warmth.

IVY cap
Fig: IVY cap

A fedora is a hat with a soft brim and indented crown. It is typically creased lengthwise down the crown and “pinched” near the front on both sides. Fedoras can also be creased with teardrop crowns, diamond crowns, center dents, and others, and the positioning of pinches can vary.

Fedora cap
Fig: Fedora

Baby cap:
Babies and adults alike lose a large amount of heat through their heads. Babies have a hard time regulating their body temperature until about 6 months of age. Covering a baby’s head with a baby hat or baby cap helps to reduce heat loss and keep them warm. For people living in a cold climate, it is important to cover your baby’s head until babies are back in a warm environment.

Baby cap
Fig: Baby cap

Trucker cap:
Trucker caps are similar to a baseball cap, but the construction is slightly different. A trucker cap is made of six mesh panels that meet with a button on the top. Trucker caps utilize foam. This foam makes the cap more breathable and comfortable to wear.

Trucker cap
Fig: Trucker cap

Bucket hat:
A bucket hat (variations of which include the fisherman’s hat, Irish country hat and session hat) is a hat with a wide, downward-sloping brim. Typically, the hat is made from heavy-duty cotton fabric such as denim or canvas, or heavy wool such as tweed, sometimes with metal eyelets placed on the crown of the hat for ventilation.

Bucket hat
Fig: Bucket hat

Cricket cap:
A cricket cap is a type of soft cap, often made from felt, that is a traditional form of headwear for players of the game of cricket, regardless of age or gender. It is usually a tight-fitting skullcap made of six or eight sections, with a small crescent shaped brim that points downwards over the brow to provide shade for the eyes.

Cricket cap
Fig: Cricket cap

Football cap:
In the early days of football, the concept of each team wearing a set of matching shirts had not been universally adopted, so each side would distinguish itself from the other by wearing a specific sort of cap.

Football cap
Fig: Football cap

Monkey cap:
The monkey cap is a form of cloth headgear designed to expose only part of the face. Depending on the style and how it is worn, only the eyes, mouth, and nose, or just the front of the face, are unprotected.

Monkey cap
Fig: Monkey cap

Ski cap:
Ski caps are a popular staple in winter wardrobes everywhere there is cold weather. A ski cap protects the wearer with head-hugging material that insulates and keeps the heat from escaping the body.

Ski cap
Fig: Ski cap

Day by day the demand of using cap is increasing for fashion issue and if we catch cap marketing, this is very profitable for us. So, we should take necessary steps and build up more cap factories in Bangladesh.

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