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How to Wear A Hoodie: Men’s Style Guide

How to Wear A Hoodie

Hoodies are known as an understated street style. It brings a comfortable and fashionable aura to anyone who wears it.A man’s closet wouldn’t be complete without hoodies in it.

It had an imperfect past but with its sizes and colors, you could totally wear it in different styles. It has also been related to sports so, hoodies nowadays aren’t that hard to coordinate with any outfits that you have.

However, if you need to know how to match your hoodies in order for you to look comfy and edgy. Here’s a guide on how to wear hoodies.

Types of Hoodies

Zip Up

Pull Over

Half Zip

Basic Hoodie

A hoodie can be worn in many ways but wearing a hoodie alone without adding layers on it except a shirt underneath is actually stylish enough. You could wear various kinds of hoodies with your ripped denim pants or black skinny jeans. Finish it off with a pair of sneakers or boots. You could also add some accessories like a cap or a beanie or some bling.

This will give you a nice street style outfit.


Hoodie paired with a light denim jacket is dope. It gives a relaxing appearance to the wearer. The hoodie will complement the denim depending on its color but try to remember to make the denim jacket stand-out. A pullover or zip hoodies will be great. Pair it with some dark skinny jeans and sneakers or a pair of boots.

Leather Jacket

Leather jackets are known for adding some swag to any outfits you wear. It goes with a lot of styles including wearing a hoodie underneath. It’s an easy get up and can be worn in various ways.

You can wear a black hoodie with a black leather jacket together with some black jeans and shoes. This will give you a strong but appealing rock style look and with this outfit, you could never be wrong! But, of course, you could also wear different color hoodies and kind of jeans. It still depends on your preference, just make sure it complements each other. As what we always say, play the mix and match!

Bomber Jacket

Bomber jackets are so versatile that you could pair it with a hoodie. It is the new way of wearing it. You can leave your jacket open so that you won’t look bulky. There are loads of styles and materials for a bomber jacket and this means that you could make different styles from it.

Wear a pullover hoodie with a bomber leather jacket for a heavier look. Though, if you want to go for a lighter look, try matching your thin nylon bomber jacket with a zip up hoodie.


Neutral colored hoodies like grey, white and black are perfect to pair with a coat. You could totally decide on how to layer your hoodie and coat to get your desired Autumn look. Wear light denim or dark denim jeans and sneakers or some boots.

Stick with the minimalist style since this will make you look better and more appealing.


The footwear you’ll need to wear when pairing it with a hoodie should be comfortable and suits your outfit. Usually, white sneakers are the easiest one but you can wear any sneakers you like since wearing a hoodie is sporty. If you want to make your outfit more fashionable than usual then you could try pairing your hoodie outfit with Chelsea boots.

Try to experiment with your outfits and carry it with confidence. This will make you look more alluring.


Wearing a hoodie doesn’t require you to wear accessories.However, wearing a cap can be an option. It would actually add some swag to your total get up. If you are not the cap type of person then you could wear a beanie instead.

When the sun is a bit out but chilly then sunglasses are good too. Just find the perfect shape for you.


Hoodies can go along with any kinds of jeans. You can opt to wear dark skinny jeans to give a bit of a highlight to your hoodie or you can go for light denim pants (ripped or not). Chinos are also a great choice. These styles will give you a classic street style look.

If you are trying to look comfy and sporty then you could surely wear your hoodies with a pair of jogger pants. Finish it off with a good pair of trainers and you’re good to go!

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