A customized swag hat always is a timeless promotional product that never fails to impress!
When it comes to custom merch ideas, companies have endless options at their disposal. However, not all promotional products offer practical usability, timeless style, and recipient appreciation. That’s why swag baseball caps, beanies, truckers hats, buckets hats, and the like continue to trend.
Personalized hats readily claim their space on the list of top 10 items for both swag giveaways and retail custom merch. And among those top products, styles such as swag snapback caps and beanies remain favorites since they fall into a one-size-fits-most category, and companies can save on creating larger bulk orders.
Why create swag hats for your brand?
Caps swag offers a plethora of benefits for both companies and consumers. For businesses wanting top custom merch, benefits include having a product that needs fewer if any sizes. In addition, it’s an affordable product that offers plenty of ways to customize to brands. Plus, as swag marketing goes, it’s an easy way to show off your brand, since swag hat items with company logos go everywhere your recipient does for maximum exposure.
Customers, event attendees, and other recipients appreciate caps swag for their practicality and style. Whether it’s a beanie protecting you in the winter from the cold, a custom trucker or bucket hat in the summer that offers shade and protection from the sun’s harmful rays, or swag baseball caps that can be used any time, it’s an accessory that can be used and enjoyed year-round.
Creative Branded Custom Swag Hat Ideas
Whether you’re looking for your next tradeshow giveaway, a great addition to your custom merch store, or the perfect promotional product to complete your company swag kit, these swag baseball caps, beanies, are perfect for branding!
Baseball Hats and Caps
1. Embroidered Logo Baseball Cap
Not sure what color to go with? Pairing a neutral cap with a colorful logo like this style offers the best of both worlds.
2. The Mountain Ball Cap
Ready to customize baseball hats? This tone-on-tone logo cap offers the perfect inspo for your next cap! With an adjustable webbing buckle closure and plenty of room for adding in your own brand, it’s a customizable hat that features a worn-in look that is sure to be well-loved.
3. Five-Panel Custom Hat
When it comes to personalized baseball caps, The Finn Five Panel hat is another great option. Featuring an adjustable fastener and metal side eyelets, this mid-weight cap is great for ordering in large quantities since it’s one size fits all. Just add your logo for ultimate branding power!
Swag Snapback Hats and Caps
Personalized snapback hats include a wider and flatter brim than baseball caps. Also, the closure snaps instead of sliding. In many cases, the snapback offers a more cost-effective option. Thus, if you’re ordering in bulk, you can find customized hats cheap prices and even customize snapbacks hats online.
4. Surf Hat
As you explore hat customization options, you’ll find that you have several lid custom hat ideas at your disposal, like this AS Colour Surf Hat. With a swag snapback cap that’s available in several colors, you’ll have plenty of custom hat printing space to add your logo. Plus, it’s light weight, features 100% quick-dry nylon, and offers a one size fits all style.
5. Billy Cap Snapback
Another great style by AS Colour. Made from 100% cotton, it’s a one size fits all option with plenty of customization options and an easy snapback styling to cover more sizes.
In the early 2000s, Ashton Kutcher made trucker caps a trend. After he wore five different styles of trucker caps in his show Punk’d, his audience took notice and started wearing them too. After all, who can resist a great comeback? One, that is still as on-trend as ever today.
Looking to customize trucker hats? Get inspired with these styles and up your branded merch game.
6. Marmot Trucker Hat
For ultimate swag props, follow Marmot’s lead with a vintage style trucker hat with patch logo. It’s perfect for showcasing your brand in a fresh—yet cool way.
7. The North Face® Ultimate Trucker Cap
Custom trucker hats are a solid option for the summer months. This trucker hat does double duty with a mesh design for ventilation and cool styling by everyone's favorite brand.
Bucket hats are similar to your classic caps swag, in that you have almost unlimited ways for customizing. Plus, bucket hats offer more protection for the head, face, and neck from the elements. While people wear them for hiking, fishing, walking, and more, they have also staked their claim once again for being a hot item for summer.
8. Classic Bucket Cap
For a a modern look that’s just as timeless and enviable, choose a bucket hat with custom label that your recipient will want to wear on repeat.
9. Port Authority® Outdoor Ventilated Wide Brim Hat
With SPF protection against the sun, insect-repellent technology, and a moisture-wicking sweatband, what’s not love?
If it probably seems like there is no shortage of caps; you’re right. Enter another variation - the dad cap. Dad caps look like baseball caps, however, it’s the material used that differentiates the two. Manufacturers produce dad caps from canvas or cotton materials while baseball cap manufacturers use wool. In addition, dad hats have an unstructured design and don’t include the front lining like baseball caps. Customize dad hats can be an affordable swag option too.
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10. Vuori Signal Dad Cap
This dad cap is great for every day. Not only does it includes a comfortable fit, sweatband, and slide closure, the tone-on-tone Vuori logo is an on-trend, brand favorite that is an excellent choice for customizing.
11. Custom Dad Cap
Looking for a way to make your logo pop? Take notes from Madhappy who make simple styling a brand-loving machine.
Several headwear options date back to early American history. Men and women wore them to protect their heads and faces against the sun, wind, and rain. They protected the rest of their bodies with coats. And, of course, people who sold newspapers wore newsboy caps. The best news, if you're on the hunt to customize hats for cheap you can opt for these stylish options too.
12. Baker Boy Newsboy Cap
If you’re searching for an on-trend unisex design, you can’t go wrong with a newsboy design like this Baker Boy. Manufactured from Yorkshire, the cap is a fashion statement and perfect when you want to customize fitted hats.
Canvas caps are a solid option for those searching for custom embroidered hats and swag with durability. The canvas fabric has waterproof, windproof, and UV protection capabilities making it ideal for almost any weather conditions.
13. Canvas Cap with Embroidered Logo
When it comes to customization, take cues from OnlyNY and make yours front and center for enviable vibes all year long.
14. The Carhartt® Cotton Canvas Cap
This Cotton Canvas Cap features a loop closure and technology that fights off odor and wicks away sweat thanks to the Carhartt Force® sweatband and FastDry® technology. With Carhartt embroidered on the adjustable back, you are left with plenty of space to customize with your own company’s logo. Best of all, with a name like this one you know it’s designed to be long-lasting, durable, and able to withstand the elements.
Similar to the bucket and trucker caps, beanies have a fashionable side. Even better, when it comes to warmth, they also deliver! Furthermore, when it comes to custom hats with a name or logo, beanies also provide ample space for personalization.
When it comes time to customize beanie hats, think through the location and timing of your giveaways to make sure your recipient can enjoy them right away.
15. Patch Beanie
Sometimes going all out is the only way to make a statement, other times, less is definitely more. Like this woven beanie with patch logo. It’s perfect for recreating with your brand.
16. Carhartt Watch Hat
An on-trend beanie that keeps the wearer’s head warm during icy conditions.
17. Tone-On-Tone Custom Logo Beanie
Patches and embroidery get a lot of love when it comes to swag hat customization. However, this tone on tine beanie from OnlyNY proves, even subtle logos can make a big impact.
Looking to take your swag up a notch? From patches to embroidery and unexpected farications like corduroy, creating custom merch to show off your brand in a stylish way is easier than ever.
18. Corduroy Cap
This chain stitch cord hat turns an otherwise basic accessory into an on-trend masterpiece complete with an embroidered logo.
19. Camper Hat
A mix of earthy neutrals, color blocking (thanks to the brown bill), and a front label custom logo come together seamlessly in this showcase design from Nomad.
Custom Brand Name Sport Hats
20. Lacoste Spoty Hat
Lightweight, comfortable, and ready for customizing. Who can resist sharing valuable space with the iconic crocodile for their custom swag baseball caps?
21. Nike Sphere Dry Cap
For custom baseball hats that you know will be a hit, you can’t go wrong with a name brand like Nike. Great on and off the course, styles like this Nike Sphere Dry Cap that offer quick drying and moisture control technology, are great for long business days, sports, and showing off your company logo.
22. Nike Logo Hat
The best custom hats are the ones that you create! Customize golf hats by Nike for a hole-in-one swag hat that your recipients will appreciate any time.
Browse Gemnote’s branded swag hats and caps
Considering adding a swag hat to your merch collection? Check out Gemnote’s hats and accessories for more brands, products and ideas for customizing.