The Ushanka is a classic Russian military hat which evolved from the type of hats which have been historically used by trappers and outdoorsmen in Germany, Russia, and Scandanavia for centuries. These types of hats have long been tested in the most inclement of weather conditions, and protected millions of people, soldiers and civilians alike, from frostbite and worse.

About our Ushanka

Ushankas feature a perfectly round hat crown which has three flaps. The two ear flaps have been designed to unfold in order to provide protection to the ears of the wearer. It is possible to wear the hat in a few different ways as a result, with varying degrees of protection for your skin. When fully unfolded and strapped around your chin, the hat protects your ears, cheeks and chin quite well. It can be quite effective in keeping you comfortable in extremely low temperatures as a result.

Since the Ushanka was heavily used in the mid to late 19th century by the Russian military as part of the Telogreika and Afghanka uniforms, it is often seen as stereotypically Russian. In fact it's so ingrained in the western image of Russia that is has been used in media such as film, television, and cartoons to depict the common "Ivan" as always wearing this hat. But in modern times this beautiful, iconic hat has also risen in prominence as a very fashionable and utilitarian piece of headgear.

You can easily make a classic splash with our fine selection of Ushankas. We have very affordable Ushankas made of real rabbit fur, as well as faux fur options. Since these are warm materials you'll be kept toasty warm in the winter months and looking good the whole time. With our good selection of colors to choose from you can find something that matches your particular style and wardrobe perfectly.

Recent Reviews About our Ushanka

Mouton Sheepskin Russian Military Hat with Badge Mouton Sheepskin Russian Military Hat with Badge

Tim from Pittsford NY
December 7, 2016
"Great hat will come in handy with cold weather arriving. I work as an EMT and at motor vehicle crashes I have to stand outside for long periods and having this hat vs.a took will make a great difference. Made well and feels very warm. Can't wait to use it. Thanks"
Grey Faux Fur Russian Ushanka Hat Grey Faux Fur Russian Ushanka Hat

none from florida
December 6, 2016
"seems to be exactly what I was hoping for. Arrived despite Midwest snow squalls."
Brown Rabbit Fur Russian Ushanka Hat Brown Rabbit Fur Russian Ushanka Hat

Pete from Oxford, NY
December 3, 2016
"I use this hat for real not just for show, keeps me warm better than any other hat I have ever had."
Grey Faux Fur Russian Ushanka Hat Grey Faux Fur Russian Ushanka Hat

Jose from Louisa, Virginia
December 1, 2016
"Love the hat. When I put it on, my yellow lab gave me a funny look."
Black Mouton Sheepskin Russian Ushanka Hat with Badge Black Mouton Sheepskin Russian Ushanka Hat with Badge

Mark from Alberta canada
November 29, 2016
"It was great I think I'm going to get another one ????"
Faux Fur Russian Ushanka Hat with Badge Faux Fur Russian Ushanka Hat with Badge

Karen E from Seattle wa
November 29, 2016
"Very happy."
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