Collection: Newsboy Caps

Elevate your outfit with a classy newsboy cap. These caps are usually made up of 8 panels, a short visor and a button at the top. Shop online from our wide range of newsies available in a variety of fabrics, colors and patterns. We've got the cap you're looking for for any occasion.

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Newsboy hats continue to be popular despite the years that have passed since their introduction. Thanks to Peaky Blinders, newsboy caps have become immensely popular among the young generations. Modern newsies know no genders. They are worn by men as well as women.

The Newsboy that the workers wore was composed of durable materials, including wool to protect against the winter's chill and fairly coarse cotton or linen. Today, newsboy caps are available in an extended range of materials. You can get a newsboy cap made of wool, leather, denim, cotton, tweed, linen, etc.

A wool newsie is best suited for winter to provide warmth against the chill. Cotton caps are popular in summer due to their soft material and ability to stay dry even with head perspiration.While not the warmest, linen hats wick away moisture well. Leather hats are extremely durable, warm and give a stylish look.

Our Collection

Ghelter offers you a wide variety of newsboy hats, also known as baker-boy hats, in different materials, colours and designs so you can choose the one that suits you best. These caps can last a long time if properly cared for and will always add a little touch of sophistication to your outfit.

Ghelter has something for everyone when it comes to newsboy caps. Come and choose a cap for yourself from our huge online collection.

FAQ Content:

1. What is a newsboy cap?

Call it a newsboy cap, newsie cap, 8-paneled cap, or baker boy hat, it’s a casual-wear cap similar in style to the flat cap. These caps were famous among working-class boys and men in the late 1800s and early 1900s. As the name suggests, it was worn by boys selling newspapers on the street or delivering them to their doorsteps. A newsboy cap is a rounded cap with a low profile and a small, stiff brim, similar to a flat cap.

2. How should a newsboy cap fit?

Although it was traditionally worn by boys and men, today it has found popularity among women too. A man's newsboy cap should typically be flat or perpendicular to the ground. With normally between a half and an inch between the ear and the side of the hat, the brim of the hat should be worn closely against the forehead. The front brim of the newsboy cap can occasionally be worn declining, putting less pressure on the forehead.

3. What goes well with a newsboy cap?

Put on the newsboy with your everyday attire. They look great when worn with a chic jacket and high-end dress pants or jeans. These will look good with a relaxed suit. Do not go overboard with this viewpoint, but keep in mind that the hat will give your outfit a more historical feel.  To make the newsboy hat feel truly authentic and lively, wear it with your contemporary attire.

4. Washing tips for newsboy caps

To care for your newsie, you must first identify its material. Wash it with lukewarm water. Use a gentle washing liquid. Don’t make the mistake of drying it in the dryer. Most newsboy caps shrink when placed in a dryer. Instead, let it air dry.

5. When should a newsboy hat be worn?

It depends upon the season. If it’s spring or summer, then caps made of linen and cotton are best, while caps made from wool or leather are best suited for the winter season. You can wear it for everyday activities. It's ideal for trips, park strolls, dinners with friends, and shopping.