If double face sweatshirts are rare and after-hood sweatshirts are rarer, then double-faced after-hood sweatshirts are the rarest of all! And although I’d love to ponder what a normal person makes of that first sentence, I have niche clothes to somewhat describe. Now I’m sure Cushman is swimming in original examples in their archive, making their Lot. 26302 Double Face After Hood Parka a blessing to the heritage wear community
These dream sweats are 3-tone and feature everything that an original 1930s after hood would – and this goes beyond appearance as you might have guessed. So, not only are we rocking with spacious hoods, kangaroo pockets, and a boxy relaxed fit, the actual cotton material couldn’t be more faithful unless you had a time machine. Woven on a suspended loom, the continuously loopwheeled low tension fabric is unlike any on the market today and mirrors how sweatshirts used to be made. And since these beasts are double-faced – which basically means two layers of cotton stacked on top of each other – you’ll basically be wearing two sweats at once. In some parts of the world, you wouldn’t even need a jacket over this thing.