The Russian Soviet Army Winter Hat is an authentic piece of military surplus equipment designed for cold-weather wear. Made out of wool and faux fur, the blue and grey headwear can be worn in three different styles. Flaps can be tied either on top of the cap, around the chin, or around the back of the neck. This hat style is known by a variety of names, including a ushanka, trooper hat, and aviator hat.
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A 'ushanka', literally meaning ear-hat in Russian, is a symbol of Russian culture. The modern version of this ear-flap hat was originally designed to help soldiers survive in frigid climates during the Winter War with Finland. It is a popular fashion accessory and tourist souvenir.