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Mailfuckoff Thu 16-Aug-18 13:00:45

I'm 37. Am I too old to wear a hoodie? Mine are all old and a bit rough so I was thinking I'd getting a new one but think I maybe too old now? I want something oversize and comfy (I'm size 12) but fear I should wear something fitted and smart.
Please help grin

Jillyjollyjandy Thu 16-Aug-18 13:01:35

I’m 38 and still like a hoodie.

RhinestoneCowgirl Thu 16-Aug-18 13:02:03

Even my mum has a hoodie these days (late 60s). Wear what you like!

Mailfuckoff Thu 16-Aug-18 13:04:46

Is a nightmare before Christmas hoodie a step too far?

PineapplePower Thu 16-Aug-18 13:05:25

Hoodies are great for plane travel and early morning gym sessions (if you’re into such things), running to the shops etc. Wouldn’t wear them otherwise though

JoyceDivision Thu 16-Aug-18 13:08:40

Love hoodies! I bought a new York fire dept hoodie on hol and can't wait for it to get cold and wear it!

OlderThanAverageforMN Thu 16-Aug-18 13:13:32

There is nothing quite as cosy as an oversized hoodie on a cold winters evening. I also wear them quite often on school runs. I have a school leavers one from my DD's primary school, school logo and everything, myself and another mum who were class reps for year 6, thought we deserved hoodies for the all the work we had done for the year 6 class! Bit naff, but who cares.

VetOnCall Thu 16-Aug-18 13:43:35

I pretty much live in hoodies day to day other than when it's really hot. I don't know how many I have but it's over 20, both zip and sweatshirt style, mostly from Superdry, FatFace, Jack Wills, Saltrock and various outdoor brands like Rab. Love them!

VetOnCall Thu 16-Aug-18 13:44:11

Oh, and I'm 37 too!

Hookedoncatnip Thu 16-Aug-18 13:47:44

I'm older than you OP and I still love a hoodie. Occasionally I wonder if I might be too old for them but then I wonder who makes those 'rules' and who I would be offending. I'm guessing no one I care about!

3stonedown Thu 16-Aug-18 13:52:07

I don't think you can be too old for anything. I personally only wear one on a cold run. I find a nice chunky cardigan more cosy.

MotherForkinShirtBalls Thu 16-Aug-18 13:56:32

My dream is a cashmere hoodie. I keep asking Santa but I can't just the cost!

OneNightTimeMenaceStrikesBack Thu 16-Aug-18 14:08:00

nope not too old and a nightmare before xmas one would be perfect! i'd love one and i already have a my neighbour totoro one, a harry potter one and a dr who one grin

MoltonSilver Thu 16-Aug-18 14:22:59

I prefer a sweatshirt with no hood.
Try Hush.

whattimeislove Thu 16-Aug-18 15:48:22

I would wear a nightmare before Christmas hoodie and i am older than you - where's it from??

Mailfuckoff Thu 16-Aug-18 17:36:43

Disney shop and its only 26 pounds so I'm considering it :-)

ElspethFlashman Thu 16-Aug-18 17:39:20

I don't really like them, too much material around the neck and they can make people look like students.

But for a Nightmare Before Christmas one, I'd definitely reconsider.

DarlingNikita Thu 16-Aug-18 17:54:14

I wear them and I'm in my 40s. Go for it!

Ellapaella Thu 16-Aug-18 17:56:52

Hoodies are actually essential are they not? Even if not particularly stylish. I've had to buy a really warm one this year for camping (really heavily lined, totally unstylish but very very warm and cosy) and I've also had to buy a new one for evening dog walks. Just need something warm but not too hot for covering up in the evenings on walks so I got a nice (more stylish) one from Animal which is a nice cream colour and looks good with denim shorts, jeans etc.
I don't think anyone is 'too old' for a hoodie, everyone wears them.

whattimeislove Thu 16-Aug-18 19:29:02

Disney shop you say? grin

XingMing Thu 16-Aug-18 20:27:46

At 62, I have two and several more non-hooded sweatshirts. Don't sweat about how old you are, worry about your fitness. Couch potatoes look like... erm... potatoes, in sacks. They are not kind to flab, bluntly.

KateMcD451 Thu 16-Aug-18 22:40:38

Wear what you like OP, you're a long time dead.wink

MenaMecca Fri 17-Aug-18 06:18:08

I have hoodies all year round.

Oly5 Fri 17-Aug-18 08:23:08

I’m 43 and wear them.. but mostly in the house and for camping. I also feel too old to wear them day to day!

Applepudding2018 Fri 17-Aug-18 13:04:39

I wear hoodies all the time apart from when it's hot. I wouldn't wear anything with a logo though.

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