You go outside and the weather is brisk. It isn’t too cold for a coat, but walking around in just a t-shirt won’t cut it. You reach into your closet for something warm and reliable.
Your reach for your hoodie. Ahh, the hoodie. A style staple that has long been synonymous with gaming aesthetic, the hoodie represents the middle ground between function and form. It’s baggy form and iconic hood have been evolved throughout all genres of fashion and, today, we will be bringing you our favorite hoodies of 2020.
Keep your wallets safe gamers: hoodies this fresh is their natural predator.
M56/MS-BOMBER D1$135.00 USD
This Machine65 hoodie has Cyberpunk vibes written all over it. We love the tech-wear inspiration and bold yellow!
NERMINATOR HOODIE$80.00 USD
RIPNDIP is a beloved LA brand with a Flagship store on Fairfax Ave. Who doesn’t want to wear a peace-loving cat/terminator hybrid on their body?
PAISLEY HOODIE – YG X 4HUNNID!$95.00 USD
This beautiful black and white pattern go well with anything, something that puts any hoodie high on our list. Chinatown Market has earned its brand status thanks to a devoted LA and international fanbase.
BAPE X RAZER NEON CAMO$385 USD
BAPE is a luxury brand so that high price-tag isn’t for everyone. However, gamers looking to drop some cash on this limited RAZER crossover will be rewarded in a seriously high-quality hoody sure to draw looks.
Gaming Ape > Bathing Ape.
Metathreads knows the secret to a GG — it’s being a polite gamer! The puffy-text design pops and the splash of color turns this from generic gaming wear to a valued piece of anyone’s streetwear collection.
LIQUID PRESTIGE PULLOVER$80 USD
Team Liquid has had a monumental apparel year. Our favorite is their taupe-colored hoodie that feels great to wear and looks just as good. Wave your esports flag high and support one of the best teams to ever do it.
WORLD TOUR$95 USD
Stussy started off in the 1980’s during the surfwear boom and is now a leader in the world of skatewear and streetwear. Their World Tour hoodie pays homage to the brand’s original stomping grounds and comes in a variety of clean colors.
DIVISION BLACK LEGACY$124 USD
As far as video game cross overs go, DRKN X Ubisoft resulted in one of the cleanest of the year. Even if you are a fan of the game, you can appreciate the small details that make this hoodie stand out. It even has thumbholes in the sleeve for some Division-esque vibes.
SPACE CADET HOODIE – WILLOW~$124 USD
Billionaire Boys Club is a brand started by Pharell and Nigo way back in 2003. Now, it is among the most popular streetwear brands in New York and their Space Cadet hoodie is our favorite of the year. Unfortunately, it is sold out pretty much everywhere, so good luck finding one!
DREAM REALM$69.95 USD
Vapor95 is a fierce champion of the “Vaporwave” aesthetic. Their Dream Realm hoodie allows you to embody that mystical aura of light pinks and purple 90’s everywhere you go.