During the harsh Winter season there’s no bigger priority than warmth, and when it comes to keeping warm there’s nothing better than an authentic Russian ushanka hat. However, your whimsical hat with ear flaps isn’t going to be much help if it’s not the right size.

Don't worry, we got you covered. Just follow these 4 easy steps and your hat will fit just right!

Step 1

Find yourself a simple measuring tape.

Step 2

Wrap the measuring tape around the widest part of your head -- just above the ears and eyebrows. Aim for accuracy to the nearest 1/4 of an inch.

Step 3

Using our conversion chart, correlate the circumference of your head to the appropriate size.

Hat SizeMeasurement Around HeadAmerican Hat SizeRussian Hat Size
XS22 1/2"7 1/458
S23"7 3/859
M23 1/2"7 1/260
L24"7 5/861
XL24 3/8"7 3/462
XXL24 7/8"7 7/863

Step 4

Once you know your size, head on over to our Russian fur hats collection and find a hat that fits your style and your head. Viola! It's as easy as that.

Pro tip: Traditionally it is better to have a hat that fits looser than tighter.

Video demonstration:

Video on How to Find Your Ushanka Hat Size
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