The Bearded Cap

By: Alex Covert - Published:   Updated: May 2 2011 • References: vikprjonsdottir and thisnext
There are lots of ways to cover your noggin in the cold, winter months - hats of all shapes, sizes, and colors. This hat was made for Iceland farmers... literally. Traditionally called "lambshed-hoods", these Icelandic wool caps cover the hair on your head and on your face. They even appear to have a custom-knitted space for gigantic mustaches.

Implications - Facial hair has dominated the mainstream as a quirky fashion accessory suitable for both genders. This hat was originally made for extreme temperatures, but the addition of a mustache and beard made it appropriate for everyday winter wear. Companies can take advantage of this opportunity by including facial hair in every product or ad campaign possible.