Smells like ‘Team’ Spirit: Why University Sweatshirts and College Sweatshirts are taking over the Vintage Sweatshirt scene

Vintage Sweatshirts and Hoodies: The universities are taking over!

In recent years, Vintage sweatshirts have become increasingly popular as more and more individuals choose comfort and style in their everyday clothing. There is a Vintage sweatshirt out there for everyone and with Fashion Rerun, you will be able to find the biggest selection of Vintage sweatshirts in 2023. In short: everyone should own one (or ten…). The humble beginnings of the sweatshirt came from Benjamin Russel Jr. who originally designed and created a long-sleeved pullover that was made from cotton rather than the itchy wool used at the time, in fact, the invention of the Sweatshirt came from Russell’s want to allow his college football team to play in all weathers whilst being comfortable. Since 1930 Vintage sweatshirts have come a long way and finding a vintage sweatshirt that suits your individual style and taste is simple with so many various types and designs to pick from on Fashion Rerun. The newest trend amongst Vintage wearers are University and College sweatshirts due to their bold standout logos and representation of University or College pride. College or University Sweatshirts don’t have to be just part of a casual ensemble or a last minute throw on piece that you only wear when it starts to rain or turn cold but can be a showpiece in it’s own right. A vintage sweatshirt can be worn in different ways, you can buy oversized, baggy, or tight fit, with the most imaginative prints and colours. Although these niche sweatshirts used to be owned by members of the University or College community they now appeal to vintage wearers of any background. 

The Giants move in on Vintage University Sweatshirts & Vintage College Hoodies.

Vintage sweatshirts are known for their quality but there are a couple of go to brands that are well known for making University Sweatshirts and College Sweatshirts. Of course, Russell's are still known for making the best University and College Sweatshirts, as the original inventors of the crewneck Russell’s combination of comfort and quality has led them to become the kings of everyday vintage sweatshirts. As Nike have become giants within the world of athletics their natural connection with College and University sports teams have seen them become the key supplier of University and college apparel across the world. In time the quality of their University sweatshirts and College sweatshirts have stood the test of time and are the most recognisable of all the brands. Finally Champion is a brand that has seen a huge rise in popularity for their vintage sweatshirts, as one of the most recognisable and trusted brands in sportswear the all American company was top of the list of suppliers for providing college sweatshirts and university sweatshirts to sports teams and supporters alike, thus, many quality vintage sweatshirts now dawn the name. All these brands have a long history of connecting everyday fashion with sportswear and the legacy of showing college or university pride via a vintage sweatshirt has meant that although originally these college sweatshirts and University sweatshirts were made for the students or teams themselves now the alumni still wear them as an ode to their past. Due to the popularity of the brands themselves amongst everyday vintage wearers the comfort, accessibility and individuality of these vintage sweatshirts have also led many people to buy them regardless of a connection to the university or college they are associated with. 

Celebrities are also jumping on Vintage Sweatshirts and Hoodies.

Celebrities such as Beyonce, Obama and Hailey Baldwin Bieber have all been seen repping their favourite college Sweatshirts and because so many of them are vintage, Fashion Rerun has been able to gain the biggest collection of University Sweatshirts and College Sweatshirts in the Middle East. The new trend of incorporating athleisure into your everyday wardrobe has meant through social media various celebrities have posted outfit pictures which incorporate  college sweatshirts and university sweatshirts thus, popularity for them has risen.  And don’t worry you won’t find your perfect match, each University and College will release multiple University Sweatshirt and College Sweatshirt designs every year so Vintage wearers have a large choice of colours, styles and graphics to choose from. Also the ease of pairing your favourite University or college sweatshirt with a pair of Levi’s Jeans, Nike Track Pants, Carhartt pants or Lululemons has made it the easiest outfit to put together. College Sweatshirts can be worn casually at home, running errands, going to the gym or even dressed up to go on a date night. The versatility of a vintage sweatshirts has meant that more and more people have incorporated it into their everyday style. 

Check out our large selection of Vintage University and College Sweatshirts to add some colour, comfort and individuality to your wardrobe. Whether you are a first time Vintage Sweatshirt buyer or a Vintage Pro, finding the perfect College Sweatshirt or University Sweatshirt is easy with Fashion Rerun.