Varsity Jackets: From The Bleachers To The Streets
It is quite obvious that we like to bring back blasts from the past. Just look at Instagram; our feeds are flooded by #throwbackthursday or #flashbackfriday photos every week. And just like what we do with our Halloween photos from 10 years ago, we revive trends that were long forgotten. One of these trends is the varsity jacket. The varsity jacket used to be an indicator of a girl’s status in campus. Each school athlete had his own varsity jacket, and the girls who dated these jocks would be seen sporting their boyfriends’ jackets while cheering them on along the bleachers during their games.
Now, the varsity jacket has moved from the bleachers to the streets and even on runways. It’s so versatile that it can be paired with almost anything from pencil skirts to casual jeans. It’s also the perfect outerwear to upgrade a casual getup to take it through a chilly night and tone down a cocktail dress during the day.
Because the varsity jacket is a trend that will surely keep coming back, why not start rummaging through your your dad’s or brother’s closet? Try to find the most classic-looking varsity jacket in their stash of university-days memorabilia and start constructing possible outfits already!