Customize hats, caps & team gear in New York at Lids


If you are not from the U.S. and you plan to visit, you will see that wearing caps is common. If you want to buy one during your next trip to NYC, I recommend you swinging by LIDS.
Get your cap customized!

What can you buy at LIDS?

LIDS HAT STORE, sells essentially caps and hats. There are 7 stores in Manhattan where you can buy a cap and customize it. LIDS is a chain that has over a 1000 stores all over the country.


In their stores, you will find a large selection of caps & hats: every team in NY (Yankees, Mets, Knicks, Brooklyn Nets, Jets, Giants, NY Liberty) and baseball, football, and basketball teams.


If you like caps, for sure you’ll find one at LIDS!


LIDS customizes you cap with your own artwork, logo, etc…

How to customize you cap?

They have an embroidery machine in the store to work on your design.


Choose where you want your artwork or logo: Front, sides or back.


Choose a size and color.


Letter type.


To see how LIDS works, Alex from BPVNY asked for his letters in a Yankees cap.
Once you pick your text, letter type and color, the salesman shows you the results in the screen.


Then he places the cap in the machine.


And voilà!

Do you want to watch the whole process?

In the video, you’ll see how they make the BPVNY logo

What’s the result?

The photos speak for themselves.


How much does it cost?

Prices depend on your design.
TEXT ONLY: $10.99
Includes up to 3 lines of text, 25 characters per line.

Choose from the thousands of stock graphics offered online or use your own custom/company logo (additional setup fee required).

TEXT & GRAPHIC: $13.99
Includes up to 2 lines of text with one of our stock graphics or your own custom/company logo (additional set up fee required).


Where can you find a LIDS store?

The 7 stores LIDS in New york are at:
Manhattan Mall: 901 6th Ave. New York, NY 10001.
Broadway – NoHo: 740 Broadway, New York.
Midtown: 239 West 42ND Street, New York.
Broadway – Midtown: 1501 Broadway, New York.
Madison Ave: 437 Madison Ave SP1, New York, NY 10022.
Herald Square – Macy’s Locker Room by LIDS: 151 W 34th St, New York, NY 10001.
Times Square: 2 Times Square, New York, NY 10036
You’ll find Lids in Queens, Brooklyn, the Bronx too.


If you want a nice and original souvenir from New York, don’t hesitate and go to LIDS.
I guess there are another companies in New York doing the same business. If you know or visit one, share with NYCTT your experience.



My fist trip to New York was in 2007 when I was working for an airline company. I was born in the US, I lived in Mexico, in Europe in between Belgium, Spain and France… Well, let’s say I know about travelling! I bring my experience of NYC to the blog, to provide the best travel tips you could imagine!

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  1. Joao victor faustino says:
    Climacool adistar cap runing?
  2. Lani says:
    do u have the nyc hat with pink underneath with a heart and i wanna put my name one it