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A brief history of the hoodie

Someone sporting a large hoodie.
Someone sporting a large hoodie.
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The hooded sweatshirt is a ubiquitous part of modern life. You'll see it on the runways of fashion shows, at rock concerts, and on pretty much every street of every town in the US. But how did this particular piece of clothing become so ubiquitous - worn by skater punks and fashionistas alike? Tim Maly has written an essay about the hoodie and he joins Take Two with more.