The humble hoodie has become a staple of modern fashion. Nowadays, everybody loves a hoodie and that includes us here at Fifth Column. Stylish and practical, the hooded sweat is an incredibly versatile pieces of clothing and looks good on just about anyone. Better still, hoodies are a natural for print and embroidery. One of those garments that cries out to be decorated with a company logo or a stunning graphic. We thought we’d put together a short list of 7 hoodies ideal for printing and customisation as part of our best blank merchandise 2019 series.
Hooded garments date back to Medieval Europe or even earlier, but the first hooded sweatshirt was made in the 1930s and since then it’s gone from strength to strength. The term ‘hoodie’ was coined in the 1990s and, after some initially dubious connotations, has come to simply mean a zipped or pullover top with a hood.
History lesson over, let’s get a look at the hoodies. These are 7 of the best blanks currently available when it comes to customisation (numbered for reference, rather than ranking). Most are suitable for Screen Printing and Embroidery.