Collection: Beanies

Remember Ghelter's beanies when those harsh winters visit you. A perfect complement to wear in winter as it covers head and ears. Whether you want a beanie for winter cold or something to match your style, we have it!

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A beanie is a close-fitting, brimless complement made of stretch fabric, usually wool or cotton. They can be knitted, velvet, with or without a warm lining, more fitted or loose-fitting. They are known by other names, such as skull caps, ski hats, woollen hats or knitted hats,. It also goes by the name of ‘toque’ in Canada.

A century ago, beanies were worn by workers in the U.S. to protect their heads from dirt and grime. Coal miners and fishermen were some of the first people to wear beanies. But today you can find a beanie on anyone's head. Due to their availability in multiple colors and designs, it is easy to pair them with any outfit.

Why beanies?

Beanies are a great option to protect yourself from the chilly winds as it covers your head and ears. Providing warmth during cold weather is one of the primary functions of a beanie. A beanie traps the heat produced by the body and prevents it from escaping the heat to keep the wearer’s head warm.

Beanies are not just for keeping you warm. Luxury and premium beanies can provide you with style and elegance. They can go with formal as well as casual looks.

At Ghelter we offer you a variety of beanies in different materials and designs. You can try our winter wool docker beanies if you are looking for a combination of style and comfort. Our knitted beanies with pompom are great for a casual look. Browse from our other varieties and get a beanie that will suit you best.


Why is it called a beanie?

There are many theories regarding this. It is speculated that it got its name from the bean-sized cloth-covered button in the center of the cap. Bean was considered American slang for the word ‘head’ in the early 20th century. According to some researchers, the term actually derives from a specific form of headwear worn in various medieval universities. The "yellow hats" later became to known as "college beanies," a phrase that was used to refer to both the hats and new students.

What are beanies made of?

Traditionally beanies were made of wool to keep the wearer warm in cold weather. Today people do prefer knitted wool beanies during the winter, but there are other materials that have gained popularity. Beanies are now available in different materials including cotton, acrylic, cotton blends, and fleece.

How do you wear a beanie?

The best way to style a beanie is to pair it with other clothing like sweaters, jackets, and hoodies. During winter pull the beanie over your head so that it fully covers your ears and head. You can wear a beanie made of cotton, linen, or silk in summer.

What are the different types of beanies I can get?

The traditional beanie has evolved to be available in different styles and designs. These include skull caps, fisherman beanies, bobble beanies, slouchy beanies, pom-pom beanies, earflaps beanies, etc. Not just styles, these beanies are available in different materials and designs, so you can choose the one that appeals to your style.

How to store a beanie?

It’s necessary to store your beanies properly. If you have space in your drawer, then fold them and line up them against each other. You can also opt for storage boxes and baskets to keep your beanies in.