What do you look for in a partner?
- Someone who keeps you warm?
- Someone who wraps around you?
- Someone who makes you feel good?
- Someone who makes you feel special?
- Someone who you have when you wouldn't want to be with anyone else?
- Someone who you can't travel without?
- Someone who makes days apart feel like months?
- Someone who if you lost, you would feel like a part of you was missing?
Here he is:
I know, I know. "He" is definitely lacking a brain and has kind of an eccentric style - but I've never loved anything more.
I picked this sweatshirt up on a Summer morning in 2008 after having brunch with my friends following a night out. I desperately felt the need to cover up as my fabulous outfit from last night was a bit too airy for a Sunday morning.
Thus, we stopped in to Pac Sun looking like last night's garbage when I saw him across the way.
He was everything I ever wanted and I ran closer just to see him in all his glory: He was perfect. A feeling that quickly diminished after I looked at the $80 dollar price tag.However, that feeling dissolved after I tried him on. He slipped on and was the perfect length over my arms and fit snug around the body.
Unlike most of his kind, he even zipped properly at the stomach instead of sliding past it and ending at the hips, which in hoody land = an air pooch that really just looks like a "you" pooch.
Yes, since that point that sweatshirt has been everywhere with me.
- Made "Lazy Sundays" fun
- Walked with me through Chicago and New York City.
All above pictures in this bullet taken in Chicago, Illinois. Various trips if you note the hair difference. :) Last one in front of the Home Alone house in Winnetka, IL. (above)
- Buddied up with me at many'a'cabin. etc.
There are limitless places I can, will and have taken this sweatshirt.
I'm fully aware that it's quite a unique design and one in which I'm sure will effectively date me in all the pictures I have taken with it.
But the bottom line is that having and wearing it instantly makes me feel good...
... and really, isn't that what LOVE is all about?
(Sweatshirt by Billabong.)
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