The 10 Best Beanies That Will Keep You Warm All Season Long

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Beanies are a wardrobe staple — not only do they protect your head and ears from cold air, but they also add a layer of coziness to any outfit. They can be worn with sweaters to create the quintessential fall outfit that will keep you warm enough for the season's best outdoor activities, picking apples, touring quaint New England towns, and celebrating Oktoberfest included. And when the temperature drops below freezing, a beanie becomes a go-to accessory for keeping your head dry from falling snow. Plus, these hats are great to travel with since they take up very little packing space and can be worn with heavier winter coats.

Related: This $60 Cashmere Sweatshirt Is a Must-Have Addition to Your Fall Wardrobe

To help you sort through the endless amount of styles, we've rounded up our top 10 picks. Keep reading to see the best beanies available.

Carhartt A18 Watch Hat

Unisex Beanie Hats 2021
Unisex Beanie Hats 2021

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This unisex beanie is a best-seller on Amazon and it's easy to see why: It has over 97,500 five-star ratings and comes in 36 colors. "My husband is a huge Carhartt fan and loves these hats," one shopper said. "He's had some of the Carhartt beanies for several years and still uses them. [It's] very warm (a double layer, I think) but not too thick. The material is soft and not scratchy at all and my husband can wear his all day if needed."

To buy: amazon.com, $17

Moncler Logo Rib Wool Beanie

Unisex Beanie Hats 2021
Unisex Beanie Hats 2021

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Looking for a more luxurious option? Check out Moncler's wool beanie. This designer hat has the classic ribbed texture and foldover cuff of a standard beanie, but is made entirely from soft wool.

To buy: nordstrom.com, $275

Pendleton Retro Scene Beanie

Unisex Beanie Hats 2021
Unisex Beanie Hats 2021

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The mountain print on this beanie will inspire you to get outside. A pom pom and national park colored stripes add to the hat's vintage style. It also comes in a brown and orange color with a cute moose pattern if you're not into the white one.

To buy: backcountry.com, $50

Furtalk Women's Knitted Hat

Unisex Beanie Hats 2021
Unisex Beanie Hats 2021

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This pom pom beanie is another Amazon best-seller. The faux fur pom pom is removable, so washing the hat is simple. Reviewers love the beanie's thickness and said that they sometimes forget that they're wearing it "because it's so comfy."

To buy: amazon.com, $16 (originally $20)

Patagonia Fishermans Rolled Beanie

Unisex Beanie Hats 2021
Unisex Beanie Hats 2021

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If you're looking for more of a classic style that will go with almost any outfit, check out Patagonia's fishermans beanie. It's made from sustainably-sourced yarn that adjusts to the shape of your head over time. The low-profile fit helps hold heat in and the fabric feels soft on your head, so you'll stay comfy and cozy all day long.

To buy: backcountry.com, $35

The North Face Jim Beanie

Unisex Beanie Hats 2021
Unisex Beanie Hats 2021

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Shoppers say that this beanie from The North Face is a great option for colder climates because it has a fleece lining and a knit outer for added thickness. "The warmth definitely held up during the winter weather when it got down into the teens and 20s," one customer wrote. "I will be buying this one whenever I need a replacement."

To buy: amazon.com, $26

Adidas Trefoil Beanie

Unisex Beanie Hats 2021
Unisex Beanie Hats 2021

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Here is another classic style to add to your accessories collection. Each cap features the Adidas logo on the front and there are 18 different colors to choose from. Plus, reviewers said that the beanie was comfortable on their heads, despite it being a universal size.

To buy: amazon.com, $22

Quince Cashmere Beanie

Unisex Beanie Hats 2021
Unisex Beanie Hats 2021

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If you'd like to buy a more stylish hat, but don't want to spend a lot of money, this beanie from Quince will fit the bill. It's made from soft Mongolian cashmere and has an adjustable cuff for a non-slip fit that works for men and women alike. The luxe hat is sure to add a cozy element to your outfit, no matter what you wear with it. Pick one up while they're on sale for 75 percent off.

To buy: quince.com, $25 (originally $98)

Nike Team Unisex Beanie

Unisex Beanie Hats 2021
Unisex Beanie Hats 2021

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Planning on hiking or running outdoors this winter? Then you should check out this unisex option from Nike — it comes with Dri-Fit technology that keeps it dry and is made from polyester, so you can throw it into the washing machine without worrying about ruining the fabric.

To buy: amazon.com, $29

Smartwool Merino Wool Reversible Hat

Unisex Beanie Hats 2021
Unisex Beanie Hats 2021

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Smartwool is known for its high-quality outdoor gear that's made from merino wool and is great for traveling. The fabric is known to reduce odors, regulate your body temperature, and move sweat away from your skin. This patterned beanie does all of that, plus it comes in a reversible pattern so you get two beanies for the price of one.

To buy: amazon.com, $30

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