Baseball caps came into existence around 1860 when the Brooklyn Excelsiors wore a long peak originating the Brooklyn style. The long peak underwent style and nomenclature changes from ‘bill’ to ‘brim’. If you wish to learn more about this, visit this link.
The styling has changed from being floppy to a more structured look. These caps is a true icon that represents a sport. No other sport or activity is represented by a wearable as much as a baseball cap. Other activities ranging from politics, entertainment and as ‘giveaways’ have benefited from the baseball cap as a product. It is a testament to its iconic status that it is known only by the nomenclature it was born and that is the Baseball Cap.
Coming back to baseball franchises the baseball cap is the team identifier with respect to color and logo. A diehard fan of a franchise will have caps going back forty to fifty years and memorabilia auctions of baseball gear have fetched record prices with caps leading the way.
Baseball caps in 2016
In the year 2016 apart from Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians caps, the best-selling baseball cap is Trump’s campaign cap “Make America Great Again”. These caps as a style statement goes through iterations of being cool when paired with other style accessories such as sunglasses, tote bags and jeans. Women fashion is a great driver of baseball caps and the 2016 “Cheetah is the new black” has outscored all other styles.
To a great extent wholesale products, manufacturers have been able to spot trends and increase business opportunities for those able to cash in. One such business enterprise is CTS wholesale. They are America’s leading wholesale supplier of sunglasses and much more,namely baseball caps. The range in CTS baseball cap catalogue is amazing in selection, variety, styles and most importantly, price. They provide logistics of a high order, meaning efficiency, and with a fantastic help desk geared towards customer satisfaction, there is no doubting their leadership status.