Some have a custom of wearing two head coverings, typically a yarmulke and a hat on top, for Kabbalistic reasons; the two coverings correspond to two levels of intellect, or two levels in the fear of God. The Kohen Gadol also used to wear a woolen kippa under his priestly hat.(B.T. Chulin 138a)
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