From presidents to baseball-going dads, the humble cap is a staple item that traverses cultures, communities, and political ideologies.

Whether you've woken up with a wild head of hair or you need to breathe some life into a tired fit, a cap is an instant fix that, in our opinion, doesn't get the recognition it deserves. Therefore, we've selected some current favorites that'll provide the cherry on top of the cake — all at affordable prices, too.

From New York royalty in the form of NOAH to Fred Perry's British subcultural heritage, we've traveled all corners of the world to round up the best affordable caps that the net has to offer. Whether you're into corduroy caps or something with a sportswear punch, keep scrolling.

Shop our current favorite affordable caps below.

Highsnobiety "Not In Paris" Cap

"Not In Paris" Cap

"Not In Paris" Cap

$54

Highsnobiety

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You've heard of souvenirs from places you've been, but how about souvenirs from places you haven't been? Our Not In Paris collection celebrates the beauty of a fashion week that was canceled, but we made our own fun instead.

NOAH Core Logo Rugby Cap

Core Logo Rugby Cap

Core Logo Rugby Cap

$67

NOAH

Buy at Slam Jam

Brendan Babenzian's NOAH label is one of the leading names in contemporary New York style. With a focus on ethics, the elevated streetwear angle feels authentic and refreshing. This bold purple cap is the perfect way to represent.

ANYTHING Logo Cap

Logo Cap

Logo Cap

$67

ANYTHING

Buy at Slam Jam

Pure cotton and a metal clasp to the reverse provide a strong foundation for this basic cotton baseball cap from ANYTHING. Another celebration of New York City, the home of the baseball cap.

L'Art de L'Automobile GT Pirate Graphic Cap

Gt Pirate Graphic Cap

$62

L'Art de L'Automobile

Buy at Slam Jam

We're getting strong retro vibes from this L'Art de L'Automobile cap. An '80s-style embroidered graphic to the front places this cap firmly in the realms of race-track souvenir royalty.

ERL California Cap

California Cap

California Cap

$90

ERL

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ERL has made a splash with its bold puffer jackets, but it's not all padded insulation for the brand. This pared-back baseball cap comes in a pastel green hue with white text embroidery by way of detailing.

Museum Of Peace & Quiet Wordmark Cap

Wordmark Cap

Wordmark Cap

$50

Museum Of Peace & Quiet

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Sometimes we all need to take a quick visit to the museum of peace & quiet. This faded, natural green cap features logo detailing to the front which continues the earth-tone goodness.

Polo Ralph Lauren Chino Bear Ball Cap

Chino Bear Ball Cap

Chino Bear Ball Cap

$60

Polo Ralph Lauren

Buy at ssense

Ralph's famous bear logo is basically a seal of preppy approval for any garment and this navy cap is no exception.

Fred Perry Cord Arch Branded Cap

Cord Arch Branded Cap

Cord Arch Branded Cap

$59

Fred Perry

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UK subcultural icon Fred Perry brings a velveteen corduroy fabric to the fore by holding back on detailing. Just a contrasting embroidery to the center panel is all that's needed.

Coors Banquet Baseball Cap

Baseball Cap

Baseball Cap

$30

Coors Banquet

Buy at Urban Outfitters

Beer caps are basically an honorary member of the workwear hall-of-fame, having sneaked in under the guise of uniform. We're all for it when they look like this corduroy Coors number, though.

AJOBYAJO Tri Mixed Self-Tie Baseball Hat

Tri Mixed Self-Tie Baseball Hat

Tri Mixed Self-Tie Baseball Hat

$59

AJOBYAJO

Buy at Urban Outfitters

AJOBYAJO melds worlds with an athletic, nylon construction that contrasts with an elegant bow tie fastening to the reverse.

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