The sweatshirt doesn’t get much respect, but if you’re either training for a prizefight or stumbling through a hazy Sunday, it can be the best thing you’ve got in your closet. And it’s not above learning a few new tricks.
This shawl collar pullover from Reigning Champ is the perfect example. It’s a slightly cozier twist on the crewneck, cribbed from a long line of chunky knit chalet sweaters. , and made by one of the best fleece companies in the biz. (The factory’s in Canada, which is close enough to count as Americana.)
It’s every bit as cozy as your usual college crewneck, but thanks to the extra bit of collar, you won’t have to think twice about wearing it outside the gym.