Vilified by traditional menswear guys as nothing but gym wear or something to don while running errands on a weekend, hoodies have become an important part of a modern man’s wardrobe. Much like a graphic t-shirt, a graphic hoodie has become a canvas to experiment with fun and cool ideas, injecting personality and real sense of style to a more casual piece.
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This season, designers are creating bolder graphics, which means there’s something that’s just as unique and interesting as you are. Now is the perfect time to jump in and grab one that suits your fancy.
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Patagonia Line Logo Badge Lightweight Hoody
Patagonia has updated their iconic mountain logo design in a style that’s part modern, part 1970s retro that feels fun and playful while still being representative of the overall company’s brand. We personally like the crevasse blue option, which will be sure to help fight off those winter blues.
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Champion Reverse Weave Terry Hoodie
Chances are you’ve seen plenty of reverse Champion hoodies from your favorite streetwear photographer, but popularity doesn’t make this any less cool. The reverse weave makes for a cool, net-like pattern that’s perfect for adding texture to whatever you might layer over top.
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Saturdays NYC Ditch Lotus Flower Hooded Sweatshirt
This offering from Saturdays NYC leans into the ever increasingly popular back graphic with brand’s lotus flower design. The medium weight terry cloth not only will soften with each wash, but will be warmer than a standard hoodie--which means you’ll be free to let that great graphic shine.
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Cav Empt Signal Process Loopback Cotton-Jersey Hoodie,
Sometimes a great graphic doesn’t need to be anything more than just a great graphic. Printed with an eye-catching purple graphic, this hoodie from Cav Empt will look great with darker colored clothing or even as part of an all black ensemble.
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Public School Cimarron Printed Fleece Hoodie
There’s something a bit meta about an aerial of a place that specializes in aerial travel, but don’t let that distract you from what is a particularly striking graphic on this Public School hoodie. (Also worth noting: the fleece-backed jersey cotton and the stylish leather stamp in the corner of the print.)
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McQ Alexander McQueen Printed Hoodie
Band t-shirts has seen a huge rise in popularity in the past few years, so it makes sense to take apply that same #merch design philosophy to a hoodie. McQ Alexander McQueen’s graphic smartly incorporates a retro gig poster from a 1977 Poison Youth gig—which means it’s got built-in vintage appeal.