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8 stylish beanies to keep your head warm for under $50

Surely the Arctic blast is enough motivation.

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The polar vortex that's recently hit the U.S. may have caught those not used to dressing for winter off guard. Arctic air, discontent to remain where it belongs, brought freezing temps and ice storms to the central and southern parts of the country. Because of climate change, we can anticipate this freak occurrence becoming more frequent — making winter gear essential for a larger part of the country.

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A beanie is an entry level investment into cold-weather protection, warming your dome for relatively cheap compared to all the other layers available. To kickstart your process of bundling, or to spruce up your rotation, we put together a list of bangin' beanies you can scoop up for less than $50.

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Noah Walrus Beanie ($32)

Union LA

Noah rotates its core logos on beanies each winter, but why not go a little weirder with a walrus patch over orange acrylic bringing it more attention?

Union LA

Bricks & Wood Heavy Knit Beanie ($40)

Bricks & Wood

Bricks & Wood is a black-owned brand out of South Central LA that counts Tyler, the Creator among its devotees. He's a big of fan of the beanies, and you can be too at this price.

Bricks & Wood

Ben Davis Beanie ($13)

Ben Davis

The Carhartt beanie has become ubiquitous, so opt for the slightly better kept secret that is the workwear brand Ben Davis.

Ben Davis

Palace Tech Fleece Beanie

Palace Tech Fleece Beanie ($38)

Palace

Our favorite gorped-out beanie of the season comes not from The North Face or Patagonia, but from the London skate brand Palace.

Palace

J. Press Wool Bobcap ($29)

The maker of the iconic Shaggy Dog sweater also makes a fine wool beanie — and you should get it while it's half off the normal price.

Arc'teryx Fernie Toque ($35)

Arc'teryx

Arc'teryx hit its sport-ready toque with a kitschy pom for the best of both worlds. It's named for a town in the British Columbian Rocky Mountains, so it has to hold up in deep cold.

Arc'teryx

Pendleton Glacier Park Beanie ($38)

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Poms are always going to be a little hokey, so why not fully lean into it with Pendleton's print for Glacier National Park

Stüssy Stock Cuff Beanie ($40)

Stüssy

And if you're still in doubt, just go with Stüssy. You can never go wrong with the original streetwear brand.