Hooded Zipper Sweatshirts
OK the hooded zipper sweatshirt is all about comfort but there is no reason that it cannot look good as well. They feel great to wear but there is no reason for you to compromise on style. Most people like to wear these garments after the summer has ended but in truth you can wear them most of the year.
Like the hooded pullover, hooded zipper sweatshirts are popular with men, women and children too. The zip is convenient as you can leave this hoodie open to really look cool. Most of the popular hooded zipper sweatshirts will have front pockets for your hands.
There are many Hooded Zipper Sweatshirts
Just about everybody is making hoodies with zips now as they are so popular. As a result there are a lot of inferior hooded zipper sweatshirts around so you need to be careful when choosing the one that is right for you.
If your zipped hoodie does not fit you properly then it can look pretty bad on you. Overly baggy hooded zipper sweatshirts can look like you are drowning, and if you are a larger person then those slim fit zipped hoodies can focus in on areas that you would rather that they didn’t.
Go for a preshrunk hooded zipper sweatshirt. If you don’t do this you run the risk of your shirt shrinking the very first time that you wash it. This can severely affect the length of the hoodie and it can end up not covering all of your stomach which will not look good.
As always we want to help you by recommending well made and comfortable hooded zipper sweatshirts from well known manufacturers that will not break the bank. There are quite a few to choose from but we believe that these three are the best:
Gildan 18500 Heavy Blend™ 8Oz 50/50 Full Zip Hood
Once again Gildan makes our top three recommendations because of the quality of the garment and the price. With this classic fit hooded zipper sweatshirt you are getting a 50% cotton / 50% polyester hoodie that has a metal kissing zipper and a pouch pocket at the front that is split. The hood is unlined and comes with a matching color draw string.
The waistband and cuffs on this hooded zipper sweatshirt are 1 x 1 athletic rib knit that have spandex. There is reduced piling of this hoodie due to the soft yarn which is air jet spun. The garment is quarter turned and features double needle stitching on the waistband and cuffs.
You can find the size that you need as long as it is between small and 2XL. There are a variety of color options with this hooded zipper sweatshirt as well. There is a ladies version which is the 18600 FL and a children’s version which is the 18600 B.
Jerzees 993M 8Oz 50/50 NuBlend® Fleece Full Zip Hood
This is another high quality offering from Jerzees. This is a pre shrunk fleece zipped hoodie that weighs 8 ounces and is a combination of 50% cotton and 50% polyester. It is available in sizes from small to 3XL and there is a good range of color options for this hooded zipper sweatshirt.
With the NuBlend process pill resistance is increased and Jerzees use a high stitch density which means that printing on these zipped hoodies is a lot easier. The hood has grommets and is 1 ply and there is a matching color draw cord which is tipped and knotted.
The zipper is made from aluminum and at the front of the garment there are pouch pockets. The quality is there with two needle cover stitching of the armholes, neck and waistband. There are also 1 x 1 rib waistband and cuffs. Center crease is eliminated through quarter turning.
Hanes P180 7.8Oz ComfortBlend® EcoSmart® 50/50 Full Zip Hood
Another winner from Hanes, the P180 is 7.8 ounces and a 50% cotton 50% polyester zipper hoodie. Up to 5% of the polyester created from plastic bottles that have been recycled. This hooded zipper sweatshirt is very comfortable and feels good on your body.
The pill performance is low so it doesn’t matter how many times this hooded zipper sweatshirt is washed it will still look good. The waistband and cuffs are ribbed and the hood has a dyed to match draw cord. There are stylish pockets at the front.