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While I was panic Christmas shopping at the mall back in December, I came across a collapsing mountain of Champion sweatshirts at a department store that will remain nameless. I nearly cruised right by the unruly scene, but the word "eco" caught my eye. Yep, Champion has a line of reasonably-priced sweatshirts made out of recycled cotton and poly (though it doesn't have that poly feel).
I had been hunting for a vintage white sweatshirt with designs on copying the impossibly cool one that Isabel Marant wears in her H&M collab video. Turns out white and vintage are not the easiest combo to find (without stains, anyway). The Champion version, however, is doing the job quite nicely: it's inexpensive, environmentally friendly, casually chic, and I love the lack of pretension inherent in this old-school brand.