Newsboy Cap

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Peaked cap similar to a flat cap

newsboy hatsThe Newsboy Cap is a casual cap similar in style to the flat cap. It is also known as the  Baker Boy, Apple Cap, Eight Panel, Cabbie, Jay Gatsby (from The Great Gatsby), Fisherman’s Cap and Lundberg Stetson.

It has the same overall shape and stiff peak in front as a flat cap, but the body of the cap is rounder, fuller, and paneled with a button on top, and often with a button attaching the front to the brim as is sometimes the case with the flat cap.

Some women are now wearing Newsboy Caps.

Other names for the Newsboy Cap

  • Baker Boy
  • Apple Cap
  • Eight Panel
  • Cabbie
  • Jay Gatsby
  • Fisherman’s Cap
  • Lundberg Stetson

Famous Newsboy Cap wearers

  • Brian Johnson AC/DC
  • David Beckham
  • Peaky Blinders
  • Jay Gatsby