Despite the fact that some opt for hats or berets instead, the cap continues to have a strong presence in the male wardrobe as a key accessory in a casual outfit. However, some tend to take it a step further and want to wear it with suits or formal looks, which is not necessarily recommended and may well be a basic mistake to avoid. Here is a list of mistakes to avoid when wearing a cap . If you love headgear, take note.
Wear the wrong cap
Not all caps are the same. There are different types of caps that offer different looks. Classic baseball models are often rounded and sometimes a flat cap can also be interesting depending on the materials and its structure. It can be interesting to know and know how to identify the different types of caps to know what to wear and to have a good variety so that you don’t always wear the same one.
Using it from the wrong angles
The cap is designed in such a way that the sun does not directly hit the face, so this is the only right way to wear it. Wearing it on the side is too Bart Simpson and turning it around is only allowed if the sun hits the back of your neck but never during a meal or a social event.
Using it in the wrong contexts
The cap can be comfortable enough for going out and for everyday activities, but you have to consider whether you need it for formal events. In this case, a hat or a beret may be preferable or it depends on the materials and the style of the cap. As for the office, it depends on the etiquette of the place but we would bet on something more stylish than a baseball cap.
Wear the same every day
It’s not a problem of appearance but of hygiene. Some men sweat a lot so some caps can get wet around the edges, which is not pleasant at all, especially if we don’t let it dry and wear it the next day (like shoes). On the other hand, its daily use can lead to the storage of bacteria. Try to alternate with your collection of hats and wash them from time to time to avoid stains or a bad smell.
Do not choose it according to the shape of the face
Another reason why it is important to know all types of caps is the shape of the face. Rounded shapes go great with baseball caps but not so much with squarer faces. Similarly, consider that caps are usually sold in sizes, so you need them to fit so choose the one that fits you best and, if you can, try it on before you buy.
Caps are not suitable with suits or overly formal outfits. In winter, it is better to opt for a hat. Caps are more for summer outfits or casual looks. We know that white trainers can go with a suit, but the cap might take away all the impact of the outfit.