The humble baseball cap is a cheat code when it comes to styling. Even in its most simple form, it caters to both form and function. Adding a cap to your ensemble can round out a look while also providing protection for a day under the sun. The best part about the accessory is that you needn't spend an arm and a leg on it; for under $50, you can get your head in a selection of vintage baseball caps and minimal headpieces, and all of them go above and beyond the call of duty.

Affordable baseball caps make up a large chunk of the modern man’s accessory collection, so it’s only right that we offer the coverage that they deserve. From Arc'teryx to Bianca Chandôn via Gramicci, we’re making sure that no stone is left unturned. For every hat-wearer, there is an affordable hat to match, because we know everyone has a different relationship with the world of headwear.

Shop our round-up of the best cheap hats for men below.

adidas x Ivy Park Baseball Cap

Baseball Cap

Baseball Cap

$36

adidas x Ivy Park

Buy at Footshop

Beyoncé’s Ivy Park collaboration with adidas was as successful as we all expected. The overarching green color palette is exemplified handsomely by this simple baseball cap which features the Ivy Park text logo to the front above three chunky stripes to the brim.

WOOD WOOD Low Profile Twill Cap

Low Profile Twill Cap

Low Profile Twill Cap

$39

WOOD WOOD

Buy at Harvey Nichols

Danish label WOOD WOOD is known for its clean simplicity and the Low Profile cap lays it all out in front of you. With just a small stitched logo to the front, this burnt orange cap constitutes the perfect fall/winter companion in a beautiful earth tone.

Grateful Dead Dancing Bear Trucker Hat

Dancing Bear Trucker Hat

Dancing Bear Trucker Hat

$35

Grateful Dead

Buy at Urban Outfitters

Following one of the most hyped Nike collabs in recent memory, the Grateful Dead’s various logos have been spotted all over the place, from LeBron’s pre-game fits to a collaboration with Crocs. This classic trucker cap features the band’s iconic teddy bears to the front panel.

Gramicci Jet Corduroy 5- Panel Hat

Jet Corduroy 5- Panel Hat

Jet Corduroy 5- Panel Hat

$48

Gramicci

Buy at Urban Outfitters

Gramicci blends outdoor technical prowess with a heavy dose of contemporary style and this hat embodies that cocktail. Beige suede forms the plush backdrop for a tonal logo embroidered to the front.

Bianca Chandôn Say It With Flowers Cap

Say It With Flowers Cap

Say It With Flowers Cap

$143

Bianca Chandôn

Buy at Slam Jam

We’re taking a quick look back to summer in the form of Bianca Chandôn’s turquoise Say It With Flowers cap. This six-panel features a floral graphic to each panel which gives the hat impact without any need for a logo.

Call Me 917 Hot Dice Hat

Hot Dice Hat

Hot Dice Hat

$81

Call Me 917

Buy at Slam Jam

Call Me 917 takes inspiration from the unforgettable skate graphics of the ‘90s and early ‘00s for the Hot Dice cap.

Nike Heritage86 Futura Washed Hat

Heritage86 Futura Washed Hat

Heritage86 Futura Washed Hat

$22

Nike

Buy at NIKE

Nike’s Heritage86 Futura cap comes in a range of washed-out colorways brimming with retro appeal. We’re opting for a rich burgundy because it’s easy to style but doesn’t fade into the background.

Arc'teryx Wool Ball Cap

Wool Ball Cap

Wool Ball Cap

$35

Arc'teryx

Buy at END.

While you might associate Arc’teryx with Gore-Tex rather than wool blends, the label proves it can make a performance-focused technical fabric out of just about anything. Six panels of wool-blend in navy blue combine with a near-tonal logo for an understated finish.

Mollusk Duality Embroidered Cotton-Twill Baseball Cap

Duality Embroidered Cotton-Twill Baseball Cap

Duality Embroidered Cotton-Twill Baseball Cap

$35

Mollusk

Buy at Mr. Porter

Mollusk opts for a failproof cream and navy blue combination for the Duality cap. A yin-yang to the front panel reiterates the classic, two-tone palette.

THISISNEVERTHAT Arch Logo Cord Cap

Arch Logo Cord Cap

Arch Logo Cord Cap

$45

THISISNEVERTHAT

Buy at END.

Corduroy panels meet a classic cream brim in full vanity style thanks to an arching text logo at center stage.

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