The hoodie: fashion’s equivalent of walking around in a sleeping bag all day (but luckily, much more versatile). From Sporting KC games to bonfires and festivals, there’s no fall event you and your hoodie can’t conquer. And with these designs from local retailers Normal Human, Ocean & Sea and Raygun, your KC pride adds a little extra warmth.
1815 McGee St.
No one embraces the saying “Everything old is new again” quite like screen printing shop Normal Human. A black-and-white photo of Buck O’Neil running the bases inspired the stylishly simple henley tee ($35) and maroon zip hoodie ($55) you’ll soon add to your closet.
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Normal Human also revamps an original ball cap print, featuring yellow-and-white “KC” lettering for their fall crewneck ($45).
All styles available in sizes XS-2XL.
Ocean & Sea
KC retailers where Ocean & Sea products are sold can be found at oceanandsea.com
This season, you have even more reasons to heart Ocean & Sea’s iconic “LA KC NY” design. It can soon be found on a classic black hoodie and other products. Owner Brendan O’Shaugnessy hints at customizable embroidered crewneck options. The brand’s sailboat sketch goes gray, blue and black in a new range of sweatshirts, henleys and hats.
A red beanie proves the perfect pop of color for fall’s neutral palette.
1803 Baltimore Ave.
Want to make a fashion and social statement? Raygun proudly releases an “America Needs Teachers” sweatshirt in royal blue and an “America Needs Public Schools” option in red. In the meantime, the brand works to finalize designs for hoodies, sweatshirts and long-sleeve tees. Most importantly? “We will be getting more KC-specific items as we near the fall,” a spokesperson shares.
Education-themed sweatshirts available in sizes XS-XXL.
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