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Nowadays, Abercombie & Fitch logos can for the most part be found adorning the chests of European tourists. But there was a time—not so very long ago—when nearly every college freshman had his or own private private cache. Over on Four Pins, John Jannuzzi memorializes the era with an ode to the broken-in Abercrombie hoodie collection of his youth. Head there for a little trip down memory lane. [Four Pins]