With the popularity of New Era caps growing in the sports world (outfitting the NFL, MLB and occasionally other leagues), fans now have more access to these caps for their own collection. Especially with baseball caps, New Era has branded itself as not only for the professional leagues, but also as a fashion statement.
But the trend I have noticed with these caps is that when people buy them, they don’t remove the sticker on the bill.
I am not sure if these people want me to know their cap size or if they actually just stole it from the store. But what it reminds me of is the sticker on newly purchased pants. I think it’s the same equivalency.
I think it’s also on par as keeping the price tag on a newly purchased shirt. Or keeping the tag on a new car.
I must admit that I do keep one sticker on my New Era caps – they sometimes ARE great accessories, but it’s only the MLB authentic hologram underneath the bill. But I remove the price tag and the sizing sticker.
I’ve tried to find out why people like to keep the stickers on the cap. I am not sure exactly what it represents, but to me, it just looks like the cap was stolen. It’s pretty silly looking. Can anyone give me some insight on this?
EDIT: This is how silly it looks to me
To the people commenting, don’t get worked up about this. You’re making this more serious than it really is.