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Letterman Jackets in Movies and Television!

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Letterman Jackets in Movies and Television!

The letterman jacket has become a mainstay in modern culture. This may be largely due to its use in film. Wardrobe is chosen very carefully for each actor, and each article of clothing means something. The Letterman as seen in the movies is typically donned by athletic high school boys getting ready to pass into adulthood. This article will talk about a few memorable movies (or TV shows) featuring Letterman jackets. The Breakfast Club In this classic film Andrew Clark represents the Letterman. Andrew is a stereotypical jock, so it makes sense that he would own a varsity jacket. Although...

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How to Style Your Letterman Jacket

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How to Style Your Letterman Jacket

A custom letterman jacket is a great piece to complete a vintage look, but what about the rest of the outfit? We’ve got you covered. These are our tips for how to style your letterman jacket with a variety of looks! The Plain White T-Shirt If you’re trying to put together a classic 80’s outfit there’s no better way to compliment your Letterman than a white t-shirt and blue jeans. This is a simple outfit, but sometimes simplicity is best. This is a good way to look fashionable without trying too hard. Pullover Hoody Some Letterman’s come with hoodies, but if...

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A Brief History of the Letterman Jacket

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A Brief History of the Letterman Jacket

Letterman jackets (also referred to as letter jackets or varsity jackets) conjure up images of high school, college, and sports teams. Why is this? Today we’ll dive into the origin of the Letterman Jacket, what it means culturally, and why it’s still relevant today! The Letterman jacket gets its name from the practice of awarding a “letter” to students who played on a varsity team for their school. Although this is usually associated with high schools the practice actually goes as far back as the mid 1800’s and was initially a practice of Harvard. Harvard’s “H” was sewn into the...

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The Anatomy of a Letterman Jacket

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The Anatomy of a Letterman Jacket

So, you’re thinking about designing a Letterman and you want to know where to get started? We’ve got you covered. In this article we’ll take a look into some of the most popular designs, and how you can create the best jacket possible. The Minimalist If you’re looking for a stylish jacket, but don’t really care too much about sport, or representing your school, a blank jacket offers a nice clean look. The Hood Traditionally the collar of a letterman extends about an inch or two up the neckline, however, if you’re looking to spice your look up a bit...

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