A recent New York Times article described a Moschino men’s fashion show where models hit the runway wearing $450 cycle caps.
The story went on to discuss the rising popularity of cycle caps amongst Brooklyn’s hipsters as a form of street wear, even if they don’t own a bike, concluding that their beauty lies in their ugliness.
This attribute is generally beyond dispute, lending wearers a certain Pee-Wee Herman goofiness. However the caps (never hats) certainly weren’t a fashion statement when they first appeared on cyclists’ heads in the early 20th century…
If they’re good enough for Wesley Snipes…they are good enough for me!
…it’s Labor Day and I’m going to spend it relaxing!