From Lanvin's $500 felt cap to simple snapbacks and their leather counterparts, the solid-black hat has become the unofficial headwear of choice among young gents, replacing the artfully-slouched knit beanie and the baseball (or football, basketball, etc.) hat. Worn backwards or forwards—it's your choice, though we advocate for the latter.
—Melodie Jeng is a New York City-based photographer. Follow her blog The NYC Streets.
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