The humble hoodie has seen a re-invention in recent years, with designer brands elevating this sportswear basic to new heights by using luxury fabrics and tailored cuts.
Whether you're looking to upgrade your streetwear essentials or are after some luxe new loungewear, our edit has it covered. Read on to discover our picks of the best men's hoodies to shop this year…
SuperdrySuperdry made a name for itself initially with its extensive range of hoodies carrying oversized logos and bold graphics. Although the brand has now extended into all areas of menswear, the hoodie collection is still by far one of the largest available, making it easy to find one in just about every colour to add to your capsule wardrobe.
Reigning ChampMasters of premium athletic wear Reigning Champ produce a great range of understated hoodies for the modern gent. Each piece is handcrafted in Canada from natural fabrics and will quickly become one of the hardest working items in your wardrobe this year. A true wardrobe investment that will see you through season after season.
DIESELFor mid-range casual hoodies for men you can't go wrong with DIESEL. Available in a limited range of colours, all feature logos across the chest and are a great asset to a street style wardrobe. Pair yours with skinny jeans for downtime style points, or layer over chino shorts during a cheeky city break escape.
Ralph LaurenElevate your off-duty looks to new heights by investing in a Ralph Lauren men's hoodie from the latest designer collection. With minimal branding and only the best fabrics used, the hoodies offer guaranteed sartorial success without having to compromise on comfort.
Hugo BossThe latest range of Hugo Boss hoodies is perfect for anyone looking for a gym wear upgrade. You can choose from pullover styles or zip-up hoodies for easy layering and the limited range of colours makes for easy wardrobe matching with the rest of your gym kit.
Off-WhiteRenowned for its cult streetwear, Off-White has gained global appeal for its designer menswear collection featuring the freshest prints around. Off-White hoodies don't come cheap, but for true streetwear aficionados there aren't many better hoodie brands to shop.
Acne StudiosStockholm favourite Acne Studios showcases Swedish minimalism at its best across its hoodie collection. Crafted from super soft cotton-jersey, they're the kind of item you'll instantly grab when you need some extra layers but it's too hot for a coat. This is one Scandi brand that should definitely be near the top of your list.
Champion90s sportswear brand Champion has had a huge re-birth over the last couple of years, with fashion-conscious guys across the globe scrambling to pick up the brand's latest wares. Champion hoodies have proved particularly popular and offer an easy way to inject some vintage sportswear styling into your outfits this year.
Y-3The exclusive Adidas collaboration with Yohji Yamamoto that resulted in the birth of Y-3 has been going strong ever since the first pieces were launched. Expect to find plain colours and classic cuts across the Y-3 hoodie collection, with many styles featuring the iconic three-stripe branding that Adidas is instantly recognizable for.
CarharttCarhartt has been a favourite among the skating community for decades, which led to the brand being seen as a go-to label for streetwear. Invest in a Carhartt hoodie to easily work the brand into your street style looks throughout the year and you won't be disappointed.
Paul SmithBritish designer Paul Smith may be more known for his formalwear, but the range of hoodies strikes a perfect balance for the smart-casual dress code. Smart tailoring in the finest fabrics helps to boost the profile of the hoodie, taking it from a casual layering option to a style smart enough to wear with chinos for smarter summer occasions.
StussyAnother streetwear favourite, Stussy is about as iconic as they come with the famous signature logo known the world over. You too can get in on the act with a Stussy hoodie from the cult label. Just add a pair of Vans trainers, jeans and overshirt to complete the look.
Alpha IndustriesAlpha Industries has seen its popularity skyrocket in the last 5 years thanks to the cult status of its bomber jackets. The hoodie range from the American brand is just as good, proudly displaying official logos of NASA and some of the other massive partners the brand has outfitted over the years.
SunspelWith a heritage dating back over 150 years, Sunspel is a true British success story. The range of hoodies is limited, but should in no way be overlooked. All are expertly crafted from extra-fine yarns for a softer luxurious feel and for premium loungewear you won't find much better.
Comme des GarconsIf you're after a unique hoodie that you're unlikely to find anyone else wearing then there’s one brand you should be looking to for help – Comme des Garcons. The label's in-house studio creates some of the freshest prints out there and the attention to detail is second to none.