All of our cotton caps are made in Italy and are a "one size fits all".
In reality, they fit the vast majority of people well but those above a 60cm will struggle.
It is also worth noting that although the cap itself can be machine washed (at 30 degrees), the peaks and ribbons of some caps are more delicate than others.
Therefore in Prendas` extensive experience, the longevity of cotton caps increases with careful hand washing in cold water with mild washing detergent used. The La Vie Claire caps in particular with the original 1980's Tyvek ribbon is only suitable for a cold hand wash only.
We have written a blog article about washing a cotton cycling cap to help you avoid a disaster!
We decided to add this Ceramiche Ariostea cycling cap to our selection of cotton cycling caps after we noticed that Lucas, played by Caleb McLaughlin, was spotted wearing one in Netflix’s 80s science fiction-horror TV show Stranger Things 3.
Well known for its 1980s references/throwbacks, someone who works in the wardrobe department must have an appreciation (like us) for obscure cycling caps, as surely a 7-Eleven cap might have been a more obvious choice?
This isn't the only cycling cap that has crossed over into popular culture through film and TV, with the black Brooklyn cap made famous by Spike Lee in She's Gotta Have It and a version of this cycling cap in White Men Can't Jump worn by Wesley Snipes.
Why Ceramiche Ariostea Oece I'm sure you're asking? This cap is an accurate reproduction of the 1985 team cotton cap that would have been worn by the team's road sprinter Adriano Baffi aboard his Benotto bike.