Why is a Hoodie the Greatest Piece of Clothing of All Time?


All streetwear fans own a hoodie (or hoody – your choice!), if you don’t then you should! But why is the hoodie the greatest piece of clothing of all time? Here’s why you should invest in this wardrobe staple:

Comfort: Hoodies are typically made from soft, cosy materials like cotton or fleece, providing a high level of comfort. Opting for a loose fit or oversized style allows for easy movement, making them perfect for lounging around or engaging in casual activities.

    Perverse Demands Signature Hoodies - Exceptional quality. Fitted Oversized. We think it's the Greatest Piece of Clothing of all time.
    Perverse Demand’s Signature Hoodie in Peach, oversized with added stretch and a soft peached face.

    Versatility: Hoodies are incredibly versatile and can be styled in various ways. They can be dressed up or down depending on the occasion. You can wear them with jeans or leggings for a casual look or dress them up under a statement jacket or blazer, for a laid back smarter street style.

    Functionality: The hood serves a practical purpose by providing extra warmth and protection from the elements, especially on chilly days. It can also offer some privacy or shield from rain if it’s raining lightly – following the wettest winter in decades, for those of us in the UK, we are certainly feeling this one!

    Fashion statement: Hoodies have become a fashion staple, transcending their original function as athletic wear. They come in a wide range of colors, designs, and patterns, allowing individuals to express their personal style. Many designers now send hoodies down the catwalk:

      Cultural significance: Hoodies have gained cultural significance, particularly among youth and urban communities. They are associated with a laid-back attitude, streetwear fashion, and even certain subcultures.

      Nostalgia: For many people, hoodies evoke feelings of nostalgia, reminding them of cozy evenings, college days, or outdoor adventures with friends. This emotional connection can further enhance their appeal. Optimist minds even note that the soft cosy feeling experienced in a hoodie can have a positive effect on anxiety.

      Practicality: Hoodies often feature convenient front pockets, perfect for storing small items like keys, phones, or wallets. This practical design element adds to their functionality and utility.

        How to Style up your Hoodie

        We all know how to wear a hoody after a visit to the gym, or perhaps for a chilled out day lounging on the sofa. As we’ve learnt above the popularity of hoodies, means that they are super versatile and can be styled in many other different ways. Check out our suggestions:

        Go Oversized so oversized, in fact, that the hoodie becomes the whole outfit. We love this styling of our oversized hoodie on one of our customers. Having a cute dog helps too!

        Create Contrast and Layers. We think this is the perfect outfit for warmth, style and comfort. Our style ambassador Furkan has taken a matching trouser and gilet and layered in our oversized cream hoodie.

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        Under a Statement Jacket. Nathan has done it all here, double denim with an iconic twist and perfect hoodie layering.

        Smart Monochrome. Perhaps you prefer a smarter silhouette. Here Darren has chosen our Slim Fit Stretch Hoodie paired with a matching black jean for a sleek smart fit.

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