This type of clothing such as a sweatshirt, has long ceased to be only a sports attribute, today sweatshirts can be a matter of even a business and casual closet element Casual. Thin, insulated knitted sweatshirts with or without a hood – manufacturers offer a wide range of models and styles. The editorial staff of the online magazine EXPERTOLOGY made a rating, which includes 8 hoodie brands, offering the most interesting sweaters for men, women and children.
How to choose a sweatshirt (sweatshirt)
In order not to get confused in a variety of sweatshirts, we offer a few rules of correct choice:
- Size. Sweatshirt should sit freely but not drag on the body, we recommend choosing a jacket in the right size, but not less. The exception is the so-called oversize (+1), which will help hide some figure flaws. However, this style must be played up with other items of clothing – pants or jeans, accessories.
- Fashion. For sports and active walks suit hooded sweatshirt hood, pockets (preferably zippered), for the office or students optimal sweatshirt in a dress code acceptable color scheme. The jacket can be with snap fastener, small zipper at the collar, with lacing, and can be simply put on over the head.
- Material. Sweatshirt in general provides some insulation, which allows you to refuse, for example, undercoat in the form of a T-shirt. Fleece products are the softest, on the inside they have a small pile, the size of which is determined by the density of the fleece, there are also thin sweatshirts. Fleece is similar to fleece, but denser, the warmest are sweatshirts and products of welsoft.
- Coloring. The jacket can be any color, for an individuality you can order a unique picture, which is applied with acrylic paints. Branded sweatshirts usually have a recognizable logo.
Next we propose to get acquainted with the manufacturers, sweatshirts which are the most popular.
Ranking of the best sweatshirt brands
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American brand Supreme, specializing in sewing casual and sports sweatshirts, hoodies, sweatshirts, longshirts, opens our rating. The manufacturer has a large selection of jackets in different colors and styles, to create them using mostly natural materials based on cotton, fleece, breathable microfiber. Sweatshirts hold their shape and color well, which is especially important when you need to take a sweatshirt with you and put it in your backpack.
In the Supreme collection is constantly replenishing sweatshirts for men, women and children, the manufacturer applies unique drawings to sweatshirts, when buying a product to order you can choose the image yourself – such service is often provided by sellers-distributors of the famous brand.
The average price of Supreme products – 2300 rubles.
- Large selection of styles and colors;
- The possibility of a unique drawing or inscription;
- Natural non-wearing tailoring materials;
- Large selection of models for men, women and children;
- Creative design of the main collections (colors, images);
- Reasonable price.
- Large flow of fakes.
In second place in the ranking is another American brand Under Armour. Sweatshirts manufacturer creates as a sportswear, so the main emphasis is on practicality and convenience, there are few colors, not to mention the drawings – mostly a corporate logo printed on the front or back of the jacket.
The production is diverse in execution: ordinary with dressing over the head, with zipper, fleece or cotton – for sports activities and intensive walks there is a suitable option, but products in the style of the casual in the collections are absent. The manufacturer has made an emphasis on men’s models for women in the line a little hoodies and sweatshirts, for children they do not exist. For everyday outings suit some sweatshirts of universal cut, including free oversize – this style will also suit women with sizes 48-50, because there is no such a size in the size range.
The average price of Under Armour products – 3000 rubles.
- Highly comfortable and practical sweatshirts;
- Products do not crumple;
- Different styles blouses;
- Collections for men and women.
- No models in the casual style, only sporty;
- Size range is limited to 46/48 for women.
California casual apparel and footwear brand Vans offers lengthened and cropped sweatshirts for men and women. The collection includes insulated and thin sweatshirts, with or without a hood, all products are decorated with the brand logo – it can be monochrome, khaki, usually echoes the color of the sweatshirt, so it does not look provocative.
There are no jackets with some images in the Vans collection. The product can be used as a sports item or casual wear. The material is cotton on fleece, which should be handled carefully and do not crumple the sweatshirt, so it does not wrinkle.
The average price of the model Vans – about 5000 rubles without stock.
- A variety of styles and colors hoodies and sweatshirts;
- Products with a hood or without a hood;
- The collection features unisex models;
- Modest design;
- Breathable natural cotton.
- Size limitation L (48);
- Not a wide assortment;
- High price.
On the fourth line the experts placed the world-famous sportswear brand Nike. Sweatshirts can be worn as sports or casual wear – they are made of cotton fabric with a different density of insulation, there are models for warm and cool weather. Nike designers design different styles of blouses: with lock or solid knitted, with no hood or high collar, lengthened or cropped. The models are presented in a wide color range, and their only ornament is a logo, sometimes with the slogan “just do it”. Some men’s sweatshirts have a khaki style insert on the chest or sleeves.
In contrast to the previously represented brands, Nike offers sweatshirts in the size range up to p. 50 (XL). Average price for a sweatshirt – about 2500-3000 rubles.
- A wide range of models;
- Large selection of colors;
- Practical non-wearing material (cotton and polyester);
- Optimal price.
- Not defined.
The collection of the American brand Obey offers hoodies and sweatshirts for men and women, for sports and casual life, with or without graphics. Despite the variability, the choice of jackets small, as well as the size range – only up to L, but there are pieces of XL in the men’s line. The advantage of this sweatshirt is its composite composition, which makes the fabric crease resistant; some models are made of 100% cotton.
The color scheme of hoodies is mainly restrained – gray, black, pink, blue and red colors and their shades, there are a couple of models with prints and stripes. The price of the jacket depends on the thickness of the sewing material, starting at 2100, on average about 3,000 rubles.
- Recognizable brand;
- The choice of style and thickness of the material;
- There are sweatshirts with a print.
- In general, a small selection.
Next in the ranking Adidas brand in the introduction is not necessary: sweatshirts, as well as other products of original production, recognizable by the company’s logo and patches of three stripes.
Collections of sweatshirts Adidas replenished every season, so the choice is always wide: styles, color combinations, zippered models, with a hood, thick or thin – they are all designed to be worn as a sportswear, but organically complement the daily closet. In the Adidas lineup there are interesting sweatshirts with an ornament of fabric inserts. The size range of some models is different, but a man of any build is sure to find the right size up to 2XL.
Separately, you should pay attention to the fabric of sewing – most sweatshirts and sweatshirts are made of composite materials and require compliance to the regime of washing.
The average price of an Adidas sweatshirt – about 3000 rubles.
- A variety of styles sweatshirts and sweatshirts;
- A wide choice of colors and their combinations;
- There are sweatshirts for men, women and children;
- Practical fabrics;
- Products for all weather (for a wide range of prices).
- Need to observe the washing regime for many items of combined fabrics.
At the end of the rating is the only non-American brand
The average price of sweatshirts – 2600 … 5800 rubles.
- A huge selection of styles of sweatshirts;
- A variety of prints;
- Full size range;
- Wide range of prices.
- Scarce basic range of colors.