Popular C.C beanies cap and snapback hat off winter outfits.

Girls at Northwestern are gearing up for the winter months with a new favorite accessory: C.C beanies. These hats, complete with a small leather tag saying "C.C", can be spotted all over campus.

The exact origin of the beanie trend is unknown, but seniors Elisabeth Kahanic and Heidi Gritters were among the first few students to have them.

"Heidi and I joked about getting social work department beanies," Kahanic said.

After that, word of the beanies spread around campus. Both girls purchased their C.C beanies last fall semester on Amazon. Gritters bought hers for $11, and Kahanic scored her cheap snapbacks for $5 plus free shipping.

The market for winter beanies contains a variety of brands, and C.C beanies are on the long list of hats. So what makes them so special? Warmth, style and the low prices.

"It's hard to find beanies that look good," Gritters said. "C.C beanies look good on everyone."

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