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The 12 Best Hoodies to Buy Right Now

Because even in the Philippines' perpetual summer, a hoodie can prove to be useful.
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As one of the most versatile pieces of clothing ever made, every man out there should have a hoodie. Not only is it a good fail-safe option, it immensely warms you up for those (rare) chilly days. (Don't worry, we've also included some zipped ones that are perfect for Manila's bi-polar weather.) From high-street options to luxurious picks, here are the 12 best hoodies to buy right now.

1| Uniqlo Sweat Longsleeve Full-Zip Hoodie

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From workouts to casual days, Uniqlo's adds a more modern take on the hoodie with streamlined details. Made from fleece-lined cotton, it ensures easy movement with added comfort.

P1,990, uniqlo.com/ph

2| Polo Ralph Lauren Cotton-Blend Graphic Hoodie

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This double-knit hoodie puts a sporty twist on Polo's Americana style. The red, white, and blue comes complete with a star underneath the brand's logo. It features a drawstring hood, kangaroo pocket, and ribbed hems.

P13,950, zalora.com.ph

3| Tommy Hilfiger Hoody

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Keep it nondescript with this Tommy Hilfiger hoodie. The sweatshirt features the iconic Tommy Hilfiger flag in the center of the chest.

P5,950, zalora.com.ph

4| Aimé Leon Dore Kanga Hoodie Sweatshirt

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Made from heavyweight French terry, this hoodie features the brand's embroidered logo, kangaroo pocket, rib-knit cuffs and waistband.

Price upon request, commonwealth-ftgg.com

5| Balenciaga Oversized Logo-Print Loopback Cotton-Jersey Hoodie

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This hoodie, printed with the house's monogram by creative director Demna Gvasalia, is cut from soft loopback cotton-jersey. What separates this from the others is its oversized shape which, with the ribbed trims, gives it some structure.

£734.07, mrporter.com

6| Burberry Logo-Embroidered Fleece-Back Cotton-Blend Jersey Hoodie

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With Riccardo Tisci's appointment as chief creative officer, Burberry's vintage logos have been relaunched as a major design detail. This embroidered logo from the house's archives perfectly frames this bright red hoodie and adds an interesting detail to an otherwise plain sweatshirt.

£440.44, mrporter.com

7| Jacquemus Le Sweat Brodé

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One of the hottest brands right now, Jacquemus is some kind of a must-have for fashion insiders. An online exclusive of the designer's debut menswear collection, it features the brand's embroidered logo.

$270, jacquemus.com

8| Off-White Diag Stencil Hoodie

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Off-White comes out with numerous hoodies every season. For this certain one, this hoodie which features the diagonal stencils is a definite standout. The long sleeved sweatshirt features graphic prints at the front, sleeves and at the back. Along with it, it has white strings and rib-knit cuffs and hem as added details.

P37,275, off---white.com

9| Gucci Embroidered Sweatshirt

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Stand out from a sea of plains and logos with this embroidered sweatshirt from Gucci. Made of black heavy felted cotton jersey, it features skull and snake embroidered appliqué with crystals. But the hoodie's main detail is a quote from English romantic poet William Wordsworth's "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud." It reads, "And then, my heart with pleasure fills. And dances with daffodils."

Price upon request, gucci.com

10| Louis Vuitton Double Face Hoody

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Part of Virgil Abloh's Staples collection, this luxurious hoodie is sophisticated casual at its best. Made from double face wool and cashmere, it features ribbed edges along with Louis Vuitton signature leather tab as a detail. For the finishing touch, there's also a removable Staples Edition label.

Price upon request, louisvuitton.com

11| Champion

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Nothing beats a classic. And this one comes in the form of Champion's reverse weave pullover. Designed to resist vertical shrinkage, this hoodie was made to get better with time and last for years. As a plus, it's made from heavyweight fleece to protect from wind and chill.

P3,350, champion.com

12| Gap Vintage Soft Pullover Hoodie

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Again with the classics. One of the Gap's best-selling products, this hoodie is brushed with a special technique to make sure it's as soft as cashmere. It features long sleeves, banded rib-knit cuffs, front kanga pocket, and a banded rib-knit hem.

P2,450, gap.com.ph

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