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The Best Article of Clothing I’ve Ever Bought Is This Wrap Sweatshirt

It’s basically a chic, socially acceptable Snuggie.

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A wrap sweatshirt in black Photo: Oak

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Hands down, the item I’ve gotten the most compliments on throughout the years is my wrap sweatshirt from Oak. I can’t take credit for finding this — I copied my roommate at the time, whose style was sort of girly-goth in a cool, Brooklyn way, with lots of rings and tattoos — but this thing is genius. Laid flat it’s basically a blanket with arms, but on the body it drapes in a way that feels very Rick Owens without being over-the-top.

This sweatshirt is your perfect partner for the airport (no seriously, it’s so good for planes, you should definitely buy one if you fly a lot) and looks as good with dresses as it does with jeans. You can wear it hanging open or tuck one edge under the opposite shoulder for a wrap effect. In the winter, I use it as an under layer for all my fall coats to keep them going a bit longer; it gives shorter jackets a whole new (and very purposeful) look.

Here’s another reason to buy this sweatshirt: While I think it’s 100 percent worth the $135 price tag, Oak is running a 50% off Black Friday sale for everything in the online store now through Sunday.

front view of the sweatshirt
model wearing the sweatshirt open
Back view of the oak sweatshirt
The sweartshirt, wrapped around the model