The North Face Shinsky Beanie

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The North Face - Shinsky Beanie
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A hat that caps off a great look, wear The North Face Shinsky Beanie when you want your clothes to match your spirit of independence and adventure. This new slouch style beanie is ideal for riding the park, or après at the lodge.

Product Details

Material

100% Acrylic

Fit

Slouchy Fit

Other Notes

The North Face products can only be shipped within the United States

Reviews

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The North Face Shinsky Beanie
 
4.8

(based on 149 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (130)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (16)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

99%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Warm (79)
  • Stylish (75)
  • Durable (37)
  • Breathable (36)
  • Lightweight (27)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Casual wear (70)
  • Extreme conditions (32)
  • Camping or hiking (30)
  • Travel (29)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      97% 

      (75 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (92), Yes (15)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual/ recreational (71), Avid adventurer (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

A Magical, Marvelous Hat

There??s something magical about this hat, something I discovered the moment I saw the extraordinary length of the body???an immediate indication that it would be ???slouchy,?? as the...Read complete review

There??s something magical about this hat, something I discovered the moment I saw the extraordinary length of the body???an immediate indication that it would be ???slouchy,?? as the hobos say. Having grown up in a preppy environment where beanies fit snugly around the entire head without any extra slack, I??ve recently become interested in the slouchy-fit movement. After all, why shouldn??t the head be wild and free, the scalp and ears only loosely-covered with a soft, warm, casually-woven garment? For those looking to free their heads from tight-fitting beanie oppression and invite a style that??s admirable for hangouts mid-slope as well the frigid, fashion-conscious sidewalks of major metropolises, the Shinsky beanie is their answer.

In addition to the relaxed fit, the Shinsky beanie is marvelously soft. I sometimes keep it on after I??ve come in from the elements, often mistaking it for my own hair. The beanie is also made of animal-friendly acrylic, contributing to the prolonged happiness of countless animals. In fact, just the other day I saw a sheep trying on this hat at my local North Face store. How incredibly sweet!

The down-side of the Shinsky beanie? Well, unfortunately, I??ve come to find that it is difficult to wear this hat at parties and get-togethers; it simply demands too much attention and invites unwelcome hands-on ???petting?? type gestures from other people. Aside from that, the comfort and delight I take in this hat is incomparable. Thank you, North Face, for freeing my head and keeping me warm and stylish!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not warm at all......

i purchased this beanie after reading all the good reviews but I'm extremely disappointed. I finally wore it today the weather was about 30 F. Degrees in Boston and the beanie was not warm...Read complete review

i purchased this beanie after reading all the good reviews but I'm extremely disappointed. I finally wore it today the weather was about 30 F. Degrees in Boston and the beanie was not warm enough, i must say that it covers my ears perfectly but i could feel the cold breeze, is stylish and fits nice but is not warm enough for me.

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(8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

A Magical, Marvelous Hat

By 

from Manhattan, New York

Comments about The North Face Shinsky Beanie:

There??s something magical about this hat, something I discovered the moment I saw the extraordinary length of the body???an immediate indication that it would be ???slouchy,?? as the hobos say. Having grown up in a preppy environment where beanies fit snugly around the entire head without any extra slack, I??ve recently become interested in the slouchy-fit movement. After all, why shouldn??t the head be wild and free, the scalp and ears only loosely-covered with a soft, warm, casually-woven garment? For those looking to free their heads from tight-fitting beanie oppression and invite a style that??s admirable for hangouts mid-slope as well the frigid, fashion-conscious sidewalks of major metropolises, the Shinsky beanie is their answer.

In addition to the relaxed fit, the Shinsky beanie is marvelously soft. I sometimes keep it on after I??ve come in from the elements, often mistaking it for my own hair. The beanie is also made of animal-friendly acrylic, contributing to the prolonged happiness of countless animals. In fact, just the other day I saw a sheep trying on this hat at my local North Face store. How incredibly sweet!

The down-side of the Shinsky beanie? Well, unfortunately, I??ve come to find that it is difficult to wear this hat at parties and get-togethers; it simply demands too much attention and invites unwelcome hands-on ???petting?? type gestures from other people. Aside from that, the comfort and delight I take in this hat is incomparable. Thank you, North Face, for freeing my head and keeping me warm and stylish!

(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

So good had to buy for my daughters and grand daughters

By 

from Tacoma Wa.

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Breathable
  • Durable
  • Lightweight
  • Stylish
  • Warm

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Camping or Hiking
    • Casual Wear
    • Travel

    Comments about The North Face Shinsky Beanie:

    Love the product!! Very cute and get lots of comments :-) ( good comments)- and does not flatten my hair.:) haha

    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Totally functional and extremely stylish

    By 

    from Undisclosed

    Comments about The North Face Shinsky Beanie:

    We love love love that hat! I bought one for my daughter and one for myself! They are extremely warm and extremely stylish. You won't be sorry.

    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Very Comfortable

    By 

    from Chicago, IL

    Comments about The North Face Shinsky Beanie:

    This cap is very comfortable and warm. its difficult to take it off once you have it on. Its so good. Highly recommend it for the cold weather.

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Warm

    By 

    from Undisclosed

    Comments about The North Face Shinsky Beanie:

    This is the second one I bought cause I wore my other one to death and had to replace it this year.

    (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Keeps you warm

    By 

    from Undisclosed

    Comments about The North Face Shinsky Beanie:

    Cute hat! A little big but it is versatile! Great for those snowy or windy days.

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Warm hat!

    By 

    from MN

    Comments about The North Face Shinsky Beanie:

    This hat is very cool! Slightly oversized for a laid back vibe the fleece inside the hat makes this super warm. I love the clean bright white color.

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    SHINSKY BEANIE

    By 

    from Massachusetts

    Comments about The North Face Shinsky Beanie:

    I have purchased the beanie in black. The shipping was very fast. The hat is a beautiful, deep black. It is double lined, not just knit, so it is reversible and provides great warmth. It is big enough to cover my ears and still have the baggy style to it. It is an excellent beanie and I would definately buy another.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Love it

    By 

    from California

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Breathable
    • Durable
    • Stylish
    • Warm

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Casual Wear
      • Extreme Conditions
      • Travel

      Comments about The North Face Shinsky Beanie:

      Really warm and stylish

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Stylish and warm

      By 

      from Saint Louis, MO

      About Me Avid Adventurer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Stylish
      • Warm

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about The North Face Shinsky Beanie:

          Great hat. Warm,stylish.. Definitely my favorite

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          2.0

          Not warm at all......

          By 

          from Boston, MA

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Stylish

          Cons

          • Not Warm Enough

          Best Uses

          • Daily use during winter time in Boston

          Comments about The North Face Shinsky Beanie:

          i purchased this beanie after reading all the good reviews but I'm extremely disappointed. I finally wore it today the weather was about 30 F. Degrees in Boston and the beanie was not warm enough, i must say that it covers my ears perfectly but i could feel the cold breeze, is stylish and fits nice but is not warm enough for me.

          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Warm hat for cold days

          By 

          from Undisclosed

          Comments about The North Face Shinsky Beanie:

          I love this hat! It feels so warm and comfortable! It doesn't feel tight on your head.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Mom loves it

          By 

          from Undisclosed

          Comments about The North Face Shinsky Beanie:

          Bought this hat for my Mom, she's 64 and she loves sleeping with hats on. So she wears it out and to bed.
          Will be buying her a second one.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Buy it

          By 

          from Undisclosed

          Comments about The North Face Shinsky Beanie:

          Great hat my daughter loves it. Super warm super fashionable. Washes great also. Holds it's shape

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great quality

          By 

          from Undisclosed

          Comments about The North Face Shinsky Beanie:

          Great quality and looks great. Fit is perfect and keeps my head super warm!!!

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Needed this in my life!!

          By 

          from Undisclosed

          Comments about The North Face Shinsky Beanie:

          My girlfriend bought this hat at the beginning of the winter. I was at her place one cold day here in Minnesota and needed a hat. I put this hat on and within 10mins I was toasty warm. I spent about a week in search for the color I wanted but no such luck. I decided to settle for the blue but it really didn't matter what color I had anymore. I just needed that hat no matter what. I couldn't go another winter here without it!! I love it so much that once they are back in stock I will be buying more. I just think North Face makes great quality products that are worth the money you pay for it.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Stocking Cap

          By 

          from South Dakota

          Comments about The North Face Shinsky Beanie:

          I bought this hat for my daughter she loves it. Its big enough while her hair is in a ponytail the hat still covers her ears and then some!

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Cute hat

          By 

          from Rainy Oregon

          Pros

          • breathable
          • packable
          • warm

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Climbing
            • Hiking
            • Skiing
            • Snowboarding

            Comments about The North Face Shinsky Beanie:

            I purchased this in Retro Green hoping for more of a bright "kelly green" color that it showed on my screen (I thought it would look great with my strawberry blond hair), but I understand how colors in pictures can vary on different computers and such. When I received this hat I was at first sad to see that it wasn't the color I was hoping for, as it is more of a bold sea-foam color, but after I tried it on I found myself warming to the true color it was. It really is a fresh and gorgeous color which brightens your skin and is a beautiful surprise against the darker and more dreary colors that you often find in fall and winter wardrobes. It it a thicker material than I expected and is all white knit on the inside. It truly is a "slouchy" style, and to really keep it secure on your head (so it doesnt go flying off) you need to pull it down over bangs (or tuck them in) so that it lays across your forehead. This allows it to lay snuggily over your ears and bunch in that slouchy-style in the back, keeping your head very warm. If you are looking for something more lightweight for mild weather, look elsewhere. This hat is thick, soft, and definitely meant for cold weather. I am absolutely keeping it.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Beanie

            By 

            from New York

            Comments about The North Face Shinsky Beanie:

            I purchased this as a gift for my son's fiancee. The color is more of an orange or salmon color than pink, but I think she will love it!

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            My favorite hat!

            By 

            from Minnesota

            Pros

            • Soft
            • warm

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about The North Face Shinsky Beanie:

                The only reason I gave this hat 4 stars is because I purchased it last year and it actually unraveled at the top. I didn't have my receipt, so I was unable to return it, but love it so much that I'm purchasing it again this year in multiple colors (and saving the receipt just in case)! So warm and comfy, very stylish.

                 
                5.0

                Love the hat best I've ever owned

                By 

                from Bridgeport ct

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Breathable
                • Durable
                • Stylish
                • Warm

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Camping or Hiking
                  • Casual Wear
                  • Extreme Conditions
                  • Travel

                  Comments about The North Face Shinsky Beanie:

                  I wear it everyday love the product would buy one again

                  • Sizing:
                  • Feels true to size
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  5.0

                  Great product

                  By 

                  from Indiana

                  About Me Casual/ Recreational

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Breathable
                  • Lightweight
                  • Stylish
                  • Warm

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Camping or Hiking
                    • Casual Wear
                    • Extreme Conditions
                    • Travel

                    Comments about The North Face Shinsky Beanie:

                    This is a great product, big on the top though. There is another type if you want it snug on your head.

                    • Sizing:
                    • Feels true to size
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    4.0

                    Would recommend

                    By 

                    from wilmington delaware

                    About Me Casual/ Recreational

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Breathable
                    • Lightweight
                    • Warm

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Casual Wear

                      Comments about The North Face Shinsky Beanie:

                      Have no issues, fits true to size and stylish

                      • Sizing:
                      • Feels true to size
                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No
                       
                      5.0

                      Love this hat!

                      By 

                      from Boston, Ma

                      About Me Casual/ Recreational

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Breathable
                      • Durable
                      • Lightweight
                      • Stylish
                      • Warm

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Casual Wear

                        Comments about The North Face Shinsky Beanie:

                        I have this hat in several colors and always get compliments every time I wear it! It's a slouchy style which was exactly what I was looking for. I also washed it and it washed great! Love it - buy it. You won't be sorry!

                        • Sizing:
                        • Feels true to size
                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No
                         
                        5.0

                        Love the hat!

                        By 

                        from Orchard park, New York

                        About Me Casual/ Recreational

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Breathable
                        • Durable
                        • Stylish
                        • Warm

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Camping or Hiking
                          • Casual Wear
                          • Extreme Conditions
                          • Travel

                          Comments about The North Face Shinsky Beanie:

                          Great hat. Both stylish and practical. Very warm and cute.

                          • Sizing:
                          • Feels true to size
                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No
                           
                          5.0

                          Love this product!

                          By 

                          from San Angelo, tx

                          About Me Casual/ Recreational

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Lightweight
                          • Stylish
                          • Warm

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Camping or Hiking

                            Comments about The North Face Shinsky Beanie:

                            I love this product! It's perfect for the "Texas cold" weather

                            • Sizing:
                            • Feels true to size
                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No
                             
                            5.0

                            Great!

                            By 

                            from Beaverton, OR

                            About Me Casual/ Recreational

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Stylish
                            • Warm

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Travel

                              Comments about The North Face Shinsky Beanie:

                              Was initially worried about the fitting of the beanie cause I have quite a big sized head, but this fits just fine and it's secure without being too tight. Love the stylish look too!

                              • Sizing:
                              • Feels true to size
                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No
                               
                              5.0

                              LOVE THEM!! Bring the teaberry pink to back!!

                              By 

                              from Pennsylvania

                              About Me Casual/ Recreational

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Breathable
                              • Durable
                              • Lightweight
                              • Stylish
                              • Warm

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Casual Wear

                                Comments about The North Face Shinsky Beanie:

                                Love it! But I want the teaberry pink back!!!

                                • Sizing:
                                • Feels true to size
                                • Was this a gift?:
                                • Yes
                                 
                                5.0

                                It Stays Over My Ears!!

                                By 

                                from New England

                                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Breathable
                                • Lightweight
                                • Stylish
                                • Totally covers my ears but still looks slouchy
                                • Warm

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Camping or Hiking
                                  • Casual Wear
                                  • Travel

                                  Comments about The North Face Shinsky Beanie:

                                  I love beanies. Love. I hike/walk in all weather conditions and live in New England where it gets cold and is always raw and damp. Covering my ears is key to comfort and this hat stays put but doesn't leave that tight hat imprint on my forehead. And it's so cute! Ordering another color today!!!

                                  • Sizing:
                                  • Feels true to size
                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • No
                                   
                                  5.0

                                  Perfect for us big, curly headed girls/guys!

                                  By 

                                  from Storrs, CT

                                  About Me Casual/ Recreational

                                  Pros

                                  • Breathable
                                  • Durable
                                  • Stylish
                                  • Warm

                                  Cons

                                  • Chafes or Itches

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Camping or Hiking
                                  • Casual Wear
                                  • Extreme Conditions
                                  • Travel

                                  Comments about The North Face Shinsky Beanie:

                                  Purchased this beanie the other day! It was a completely impulsive purchase. I never have worn hats since they never fit over my huge curly hair. This hat is longer in length so it compensated for my hair, and it fit nicely without making me look like a pin head! LOVE IT.

                                  • Sizing:
                                  • Feels true to size
                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • No

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