A hoodie, which can also be spelled hoody, is a sweatshirt with a hood and often features frontal pockets or a pouch for your hands.
So what is the weight of a hoodie?
An average sized hoodie weighs approximately 15.87 ounces (450 grams).
A 2XL size can weigh upwards of 24.69 ounces (700 grams) depending on the material and other factors.
The first production of the hoodie in the United States was by a popular clothing brand named Champion back in 1930. It was not intended to be a mainstream fashion item but to keep workers warm who were working in freezing temperatures.
Hoodies started to become popular with University students, surfers, and skateboarders and they would often be worn with University logos or the logos of big fashion houses.
In the early 2000s in the UK the hoodie took on a very negative image as it became associated with shoplifting and anti-social behavior. Youths would wear hoodies to conceal their identity from cameras in order to commit crimes.
Major urban zones and shopping centers went on to ban hoodies, which created substantial controversy. Many other countries around the world also adopted a hoodie free zone policy.
~ Fun Fact ~
Colored shirts only started to appear in the nineteenth century. At this time, they were considered to be for lower-class workers and didn’t become fashionable until the 1900s.