Sweatin’ ‘em

More so than any year past, sweaters have become more and more prominent on the site this winter and the trend has been met with open arms – by not only by us degenerates at The Blogs, but by most of you all as well seeing how quickly these fuckers go out of stock.

For good reason; cardigans are the official new shit, rocking hoodies every day is beyond us (we’re some old folks now) and the four gems below are simply too fresh to ignore.

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The Rubicon Sweater by Beta Unit is our pick of the lot; composed of 50% alpaca wool and 40% acrylic, The Rubicon is soft enough to be the latest garment your girl conveniently “borrows” until next winter, and the additional 10% of standard wool makes this joint tough enough for your grizzled, old grand-dad to grunt at in approval. Complete with innovative leather belts at the hem and collar with antique wooden button-closure, the vintage aesthetic shares a crazy modern look when the hood is taken into account, and show us a man who doesn’t like simple welt pockets at the waist and we’ll show you a goddamned liar.

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A close second from our dudes at Mishka, The Crest Shawl Collar Sweater is killin’ shit with the embroidery. The logo at the chest pops in red, and the giant green-on-green “Bad Luck Skull” embroidery at the back panel features detail deluxe on one of the hottest logos in the game. You should all know about Mishka cut & sew quality by now, but if not, this piece is the perfect introduction to one of your new favorite brands.

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From Shepard Fairey and Co. is The Longshore Sweater in Black, a double-breasted style from Obey that exudes more class than holding in a fart throughout a dinner date. Options is the name of the game here, offering a couple different looks depending on your personal style, the elements or the rest of your outfit. We’re partial to the fully-buttoned look, but you don’t have to take our word for it (we’re crazy).

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The Perez Henley Hoodie by Comune has been steady catching our eyes since it dropped, and we’ve warmed up to this one (literally) once we finally got a chance to try it out – craaazy. All the comfort and familiarity of your favorite hooded sweatshirt with the warmth and sturdiness of a sweater, and the hyper-detailed Southwestern-inspired stitching pattern beneath the solid black hood is the clincher.

All these and more live on the site right now – click here to check ‘em out.

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