It wasn’t that long ago that many men saw a hoodie as little more than a functional piece of comfortable clothing, often simply used to hide an un-ironed shirt underneath!
But with the advent of social media, things have changed. Hoodies have become an integral part of urban fashion. they have become… hip.
In the past the wearing of Uni Hoodies was reserved for weekend sports matches against rival Uni’s or to cover up the fact that once again, you again forgot to do your washing!
Of course, the latter still holds true for many Uni students, but things have definitely changed.
So with hoodies becoming “fashionable”, do you know how to look good in one?
Not Sure? Don’t worry, we got you covered.
“Mod”ern Look: Parka over a hoodie
The mod culture of the 60’s and 70’s were heavy into the use of Parkas. It was a practical gear for them to use while riding their Vespas, and undoubtedly created a look that was both fashionable and practical.
Adding a hoodie into the mix pays homage to an iconic British subculture, while at the same time throwing in a modern twist into the mix.
Keep things simple and clean by picking a hoodless parka in the shade of green or dark blue. You have the option to go with a black one, but only if you’re going for a clean monotone look.
To complete the look, wear a grey colored hoodie underneath, with some black, or dark colored chinos.
Street Chic: Denim jacket over a hoodie
Although this look has been around for decades, it’s more modern reincarnation has graced the pages of modern fashion magazines, as well as earned numerous thumbs up on social media.
A testament to the influence rock music had in shaping fashion culture through the years.
To nail a look that can easily fit any style, go for a light blue or acid wash denim jacket, and pair it with a grey or black hoodie underneath.
You then top it off with some dark skinny jeans good pair of black boots.
Contemporary Urban Look: Bomber jacket over a hoodie
This is for the type of man who wants a modern look, but without the flash.
To dial the look, you need to use a grey, black or navy colored hoodie, and put a bomber jacket of your choice on top of it.
To complete the look, just put on a pair of dark jeans, and some minimalist sneakers into the mix.
So, what do you think? Are these looks something you could see yourself in? If yes, which is your favourite?
We would like to hear what you think, so do leave a line or two in the comments section below.
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