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FLANNELS Five: Of The Best New Hoodies

FLANNELS Five: Of The Best New Hoodies

Favoured as much by the street style set as they are the couch potatoes of this world, the humble hoodie has reached new fashion heights in recent years. The sporty essential, first designed for outdoor labourers working in freezing temperatures, is now a stalwart of the front row and stylish men across the nation have embraced this comfortable, practical garment wholeheartedly. Whether you’re channelling the high-low trend by pairing your hoodie with tailored pieces and polished shoes, or you’re going for the skater-boy-burn-out look with psychedelic prints and logos, we’ve got the sweatshirt for you. With designers like Off-White, Gucci and Palm Angels championing the hoodie, we’ve rounded up the best. No sweat.

Black Palm Angels hooded sweatshirt with green logo

PALM ANGELS LOGO HOODED SWEATSHIRT

Hoodies are a cornerstone of streetwear, so it follows that streetwear brands execute them well. Skate-culture-inspired, LA-based brand Palm Angels does some of the best with graphic logos and fans including Pharrell Williams and A$AP Rocky.

White and pink Off-White stencil hooded sweatshirt

OFF WHITE STENCIL HOODED SWEATSHIRT

Off-White designer Virgil Abloh is the king of streetwear and the hype surrounding each of his new collections is hard to ignore. Don’t try to fight it. instead, invest in this stencil hooded “SWEATSHIRT”. Resistance is futile.

Gucci Loved hooded sweatshirt

GUCCI LOVED HOODED SWEATSHIRT

Gucci is still riding high on its reputation for alternative but relevant design, and this season’s offering of graphic, futuristic loungewear pieces is fire.

 White Balmain logo hooded sweatshirt

BALMAIN LOGO HOODED SWEATSHIRT

If you’re looking for something with a clean, minimal aesthetic that will still make a statement, Balmain’s logo hoodie ticks all of the boxes.

Black acid wash Saint Laurent original 1966 logo hooded sweatshirt

SAINT LAURENT 1966 ORIGINAL HOODED SWEATSHIRT

Featuring the French fashion house’s original 1966 logo, Saint Laurent’s black acid wash hooded sweat strikes the perfect balance between high-brow style and lounging essential.