The DC Varsity Jacket

photo 2 The varsity jacket or the letterman jacket, is a traditional piece of clothing worn by the college students in the United States.
I’m not a student in the US but I wanted to have one too :)))
The body is usually made of boiled wool and the sleeves of leather with banded wrists and waistband. They usually feature a banded collar for men or a hood for women.
Of course I personalized my jacket with the letters DC, the initials of my name. The next one will be with the initials FS from the Flavour Style :)))
The Birth of the Varsity Letter :
In 1865, the Harvard baseball team added an old English ‘H’. The ‘H’ was embroidered on the gray flannel shirt. The football team started to use the ‘H’ in 1875. It is interesting to note that for 25 years following the introduction in 1865 of the letter, it was the practice for the team captain to allow certain players who played in the most important games (Yale or Princeton) to keep the ‘H’ jerseys as an award. If a player did not play in an important game, the player had to return the jersey at the end of the season. Awarding the ‘H’ jersey may have been the birth of the varsity letter as an award.
It is not known when the letterman sweater came to high schools. The earliest example that VLAS has come across is in the 1911 yearbook of Phoenix Union High School, Arizona Territory.
For some time now, it became popular for daily use, with a lot of logos on them and sometimes pictures, everybody began to personalize these jackets the way they want.

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photo 3 Was wearing :
Varsity Jacket – American Apparel
T-Shirt –Asos
Shoes – Tom Ford
Neon Hat – American Apparel

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