New Era has been hooking up super hero fans with a wide range of baseball-style caps for some time. Now the hat-making goliath is allowing you to help create your own Superman and Batman caps thanks to the inclusion of their iconic logos in the “New Era by You” program.
If you haven’t seen it before, New Era by You allows the creation of totally custom baseball caps. That means you get to choose the types and colors of logos, the colors and fabrics of the main panels, and the colors of the stitching and eyelets (those little holes on top of the hat). It’s not cheap— $57.99 for a fitted 59Fifty or adjustable 9Fifty snapback, though shipping is included in the price—but it’s still a dream come true for anyone who wants to combine creativity and authenticity.
So far the program has been limited to sports logos, but DC recently allowed Superman and Batman to join the fun. There aren’t tons of options in the logos themselves, as you’re restricted to the classic symbols for both heroes and their names in arched block lettering. But the color choices allow your imagination to run wild, or simply marry the colors of your favorite sports team with your protector of choice.
As ways to wear your comic geek on your sleeve go (or head in this case), this one is pretty cool.
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