Ushanka

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

Brown Rabbit Fur Russian Ushanka Hat
Todd Neubauer from Oshkosh,WI
Brown Rabbit Fur Russian Ushanka Hat
April 25, 2016
"I was a little skeptical at first, because all I read was very positive feedback. Nobody had a bad experience? When I received my hat it was awesome. Quality, Value, 5 star all the way. I would not hesitate to buy again."
Black Mouton Sheepskin Russian Ushanka Hat with Badge
dumas from West Jordan, UT
Black Mouton Sheepskin Russian Ushanka Hat with Badge
April 25, 2016
"This is the best hat I have ever owned! It is so warm and it looks so good even my wife likes it (she normally hates everything.) It is so warm and comfortable that I will take it on my LDS Church Mission this September. This is a very high class company that I would recommend to everyone. Their shipping is outstanding and their customer service is exceptional."
Black Rabbit Fur Russian Ushanka Hat
William from East Sussex UK
Black Rabbit Fur Russian Ushanka Hat
April 14, 2016
"Cracking product, well packeged and swiftly delivered. this is the second bought and given to an admiring friend."
Grey Rabbit Fur Russian Ushanka Hat
fletch from ridley park, pa
Grey Rabbit Fur Russian Ushanka Hat
April 8, 2016
"what a great hat. cords for tying off aren't short. great construction. fur evenly colored throughout. very soft skins all the way around. sizes are right on, fits snuggly but not tight. fantastic price."
Yukon Sheepskin Russian Ushanka Hat
Paul from U.K.
Yukon Sheepskin Russian Ushanka Hat
March 28, 2016
"Absolutely beautiful hat very warm well finished great colour. This will be great for our artic adventure next year. Super fast shipping will be using this company again."
Grey Faux Fur Russian Ushanka Hat
Tom from Derby, UK
Grey Faux Fur Russian Ushanka Hat
March 22, 2016
"Very well made hat and a perfect fit, since getting it I've wanted everyday to be cold so i can show it off, keeps my head and ears beautifully warm, best £30 I've spent in a long time, arrived from Canada to UK in a timely manner, very impressed, have recommended and will definitely use again. Thank you Fur hat world"
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