Hoodies to Top Off Your Off-Duty Style

by R. Carnavale | September 17th, 2014 | Current Trends, Women's Fashion

woman in hoodie (400x400)You can take your exercise regime to a whole new level with these warm and stylish hoodies that will complete your fitness wardrobe. While hoodies have been around since Champion started producing them in the 1930s to keep workers warm in freezing temperatures, the hoodie style took off in the 1970s with the advent of Hip hop culture and high-end designers like Norma Kamali embracing the hoodie style. Hoodies are now so popular that schools display their respective names and mascots across the chest and they’ve become must-haves for your warm-up gear and lounge wear wardrobe. If you love hoodies, you’ll love the following hoodies, which come in a smattering of styles and colors:

If you’re looking for something with a feminine touch, Tilly’s carries ultra-stylish hoodies from RVCA, Volcom, Hurley, Vans, Full Tilt, Chloe K and Neff. They even carry hoodies that feature Disney characters.

If you’re athletic, you’ll appreciate Nike‘s online store, which features hoodies in thermal, vintage, golf-course, funnel, pullover, full-zip and training styles.

Zumiez has hoodies in pullover, tribal-style, crew neck, and floral crew neck styles.

Old Navy features an excellent selection of hoodies, and styles include the lightweight pullover, cinch-tie, pullover tee, zip-front, slub-knit, maternity empire, faux fur, hoodies with headphones, and the Old Navy logo.

American Eagle Outfitters carries colorblock, slouchy, NYC Graphic, AEO signature applique and jegging hoodies and there are plenty of deals to be had, including a “buy one, get one at 50% off” offer.

Zappos carries hoodies to fit your personal style. They carry the usual zip-ups and pullovers in addition to sleeveless, crew neck, short sleeve, sherpa-lined, padded and quilted styles. If you enjoy wearing hoodies outdoors, Zappos carries Oakley, O’Neill and The North Face hoodies and if you’re into fitness, you’ll find Nike, PUMA and Adidas hoodies on their site. Fashionistas will like Zappos selection of hoodies made by Juicy Couture, Marc Ecko Cut & Sew, FCUK and Lucky Brand.

Outdoor enthusiasts will like the North Face‘s selection of hoodies in half dome, novelty, bomber, full zip and half-zip styles.

Kohl’s department store features Nike, FILA SPORT, Vera Wang, Tek Gear, and SO brand hoodies in tunic, pullover, striped, running, outer-spaced space-dye, fleece and Therma-FIT fleece styles plus Kohl’s website features hoodie styles that are exclusively sold online.

Sports-minded shoppers will like the hoodie selection at Dick’s Sporting Goods, which carries Nike, The North Face and Armour brand gym wear.

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