Real fur hats are made from genuine animal fur (usually from rabbits and beavers), but they can also be made from synthetic materials like polyester treated to look like genuine fur. The manufacture of real fur hats has spawned numerous animal rights organizations to campaign against animal cruelty.
Types of Fur Hats
Kinds of Fur Hats include the following:
Russian fur hats
Russian fur hats are also called ushanka or shapka hats.
Real’ ones are usually made of beaver, coyote, sheepskin, mink, or raccoon fur.
Bomber fur hats
Bomber fur hats are made of very thick, faux fur polyester dyed in different colors.
They have long ear flaps extending over each other to secure them to the chin.
Pimp fur hats
Pimp fur hats can be made of genuine or faux fur.
Some have wire rim lets that can be bent it up or down.
They can be matched with pimp coats and used by both men and women.
Choosing Fur Hats (Buying tips)
Lining: For extra warmth while out in the snow, choose a fur hat with a satin or suede felt lining that acts as heat insulators.