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Custom Richardson Hats — Finally, Hats That You Can Wear On and Off the Field

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When it comes to headwear, it doesn’t get any better than something that you can go for a run in, throw on before a backyard party, and then wear straight into the pool. Trucker hats have been in style since forever, and one company — Richardson — has been making some of the best for decades. At CapBeast, we help you get creative by customizing a variety of Richardson’s styles and colors. A custom Richardson hat is not only lightweight, stylish, and absurdly comfortable but also completely unique. For that go-anywhere, do-anything cap that you can beat the tar out of without it losing its charm (it might actually get better), Richardson has the goods. Below, we’re giving you the rundown on the company’s history, lineup, and how you can design your own Richardson trucker hat with CapBeast’s custom hat maker.    

The History of Richardson Sports

Howard Wicklund and Neil Richardson started Wicklund Sporting Goods in the late 60s, selling gear wholesale in Eugene, Oregon. In 1970, the Richardson family took over and started creating products of their own. Putting a focus on quality, the company built a solid reputation by producing performance gear that athletes of every level could wear. Today, Richardson makes sports, outdoors, and lifestyle clothing that’s well-made, stylish, and meant to be actually lived in. And they’re driven by a desire to foster creativity and individuality. CapBeast has that same mission, helping promote self-expression through custom pieces that can be worn anywhere and everywhere. 

Our Favorite Richardson Styles

A high-quality and attractive cap that you can work in, play in, and break a sweat in without being absolutely miserable is a cap that’s worth hanging onto forever. And that’s what Richardson brings to the table. CapBeast carries three of Richardson’s most popular hats: the 112 Trucker, the 7 Panel Trucker, and the Low Profile Trucker. While each hat is distinctive, they all embody the classic sporty style that makes Richardson so popular; and all of them can be customized to your specifications.

112 Trucker 


This one is an absolute classic — a 5-panel design with a structured front, polyester mesh back, and a snapback that makes for the perfect fit. The 112 Trucker Hat is a super-versatile cap, great for your team, company, or yourself. The large panel in the front and a simple understated design provide a blank canvas for bold graphics or any kind of text. 

7 Panel Trucker

Breathability, comfort, and performance are key with the 7 Panel Trucker Hat. Sporting a flat bill and sturdy construction, this style is easy to wear while working out, camping with your buddies, or just hanging out. Have an outdoor brand? You’re gonna need the Richardson 7 Panel Trucker in your lineup. 

Low Profile Trucker

With a smaller and a more form-fitting silhouette, the Low Profile Trucker is that go-to that you can throw on before doing literally anything. It has a traditional 6-panel design, with a slimmer shape and a crazy number of color combinations. Get your intramural team some Low Pros and thank us later.  

How to Style a Richardson Hat

If you’re looking to add a customized trucker hat to your rotation, CapBeast’s selection of Richardson hats allows you to get imaginative with your style and add personal touches on the front, sides, and back. 

CapBeast’s Richardson colorways give you a ridiculous number of options no matter which style you go with. The 112 comes in heather & amber, black & white, charcoal & white, green & tan, heather gray & black, navy & white, and ombre blue & navy. 

The 7 Panel comes in royal & black, red & black, all black, brown & khaki, charcoal & black, and heather gray & black. 

The Low Profile comes in blue teal/birch/navy, coffee & claret, black & neon pink, heather royal & silver, all black, black & charcoal, brown & khaki, chocolate chip & gray, heather gray & birch, heather gray & dark charcoal, dark loden & jaffa, heather royal & silver, all loden, and smoke blue & aluminum.

CapBeast’s Richardson hats already have an inordinate number of eye-catching colorways, providing you with a multi-colored blank slate; but when you add in the ability to modify the truckers with your own designs, the options become endless. And, with dozens of different fonts and formatting options, you can be sure your text will look fantastic on any of Richardson’s hats.

You’ll want to choose the Richardson style that will work best with the customizations you’re looking to add. With the 112’s uninterrupted front panel, you have plenty of room to insert a broad design, so try going with a big logo or team name. The 7 Panel looks amazing with a front graphic that follows the contours of the curved front panel. And the Low Profile will look nice and clean with a geometric logo and your brand name/motto on the sides or back.

CapBeast’s expert team can stitch almost anything on your custom Richardson hat. Remember, the larger the better — bold, uncluttered text and/or designs are going to stand out, making them easier to embroider. Try to avoid small detailing or thin lines. Take a look at our customization guide for tips on how to get started.

Whether you’re trying to outfit your team, make a one-of-a-kind hat for yourself, or create a statement piece that you can build your clothing line around, a custom Richardson hat from CapBeast is going to turn heads. 

Richardson - Wear The Best

When you put a Richardson hat on for the first time, you’ll realize why the company’s motto is “Wear The Best.” Richardson has been outfitting athletes for years, and you’re going to be able to feel that history when you design your own hat with CapBeast. A custom Richardson hat from CapBeast gives you a classic look that can be modified exactly how you want it. Send us your designs for a Richardson trucker today, and let us put together the perfect hat for you — trust us, your trips to the gym will never be the same.


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