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Why you should wear a Baja hoodie

Baja hoodies have been around for a long time, they are unique for their vintage look and their relaxed atmosphere created by their laid back ambience. There is something unique about this “hippie hoodie” that most other clothes don’t have. Because of it’s rarity and unusual  aspects the baja hoodie has started to creep back into the wardrobes of today’s youth. This versatile hoodie has many functions in everyday wear and as a new look at low key parties.

The general place to find Baja hoodies are similar places to beaches and Barbecue parties, places that are chilled out. Another great reason to wear a Baja hoodie is the surf style it creates. This hoodie is particularly popular among surfers and skaters alike and has always been a part of their community. The Baja hoodie is so versitile that there has always been a place for it in the fashion world especially now due to the recent vintage/ surfer craze. So to re-cap on the reason to get a Baja hoodie – relaxed,vintage, surfer style – perfect in many different social situations & always seems to have a spot light on it. I’m sure there are more reasons but this is enough for me for the time being!

Finding the Right Baja Hoodie

How to tell if your buying the right baja hoodie

  • Where is the baja hoodie made?
             Even though they say the baja hoodie is not Mexican, buying a baja hoodie from mexico sure makes a difference. Preferably you want to get  a baja hoodie from Tijuana if you can get into particulars with the seller how ever it is not too much of a concern
  • How much the baja hoodie is?
            Baja hoodies are generally priced between €30 – €45. If you see a baja hoodie for more than this you are probably being ripped off, if you see a baja hoodie for less than this it’s probably not the best quality but you can’t go wrong if it’s less than €30.
  • Make sure your baja hoodie is not second hand

A lot of people have owned a baja hoodie and often you will find them on second hand websites. Do not buy them as there is generally a good reason for their sale. Generally the elbows of the baja hoodies get worn down after ten years and a lot of people selling baja hoodies second had are cleaning out their closest. ( the fact though that people still have their baja hoodies ten years later is a good indication that the baja hoodie is pretty good )

  • Buy from the nearest e-store

Whenever you are buying something oonline it is always worth paying a couple extra euros to get it from a local e-store as there is less complications if things go wrong when buying your baja hoodie.

Baja hoodies and the 70’s

Baja hoodies were an icon of the 70’s hippie colonies on the west coast of America, to be precise mainly California. California is situated right next to the Mexican border which made it particularly easy for the baja hoodie to find it’s way into this explosive community of hippies.

Baja hoodies were well suited to the hippies as they were handmade and organic a lot of the time and the hippies loved this side to the hoodie. It wasn’t long before nearly every hippie in town was wearing a baja hoodie. The baja hoodies bright colours and alternative style struck gold with the hippies and finally found it’s home. It wasn’t long though before the hippie colonies started to die of in the late 70’s and 80’s and with it the era of the baja hoodie too.

In the ever lasting vintage trend at the minute, baja hoodies are coming back into fashion. The once hippie icon is making it’s way back as a vintage hoodie so make sure to get yours soon.

Vintage Surfer Baja Hoodies

Mexican Baja hoodies were once used by surfers all over the world. They became an icon surfing item through the 70’s along the coast of California. Surfers would have regularly gone surfing the golden beaches of the Mexican coast line and bought clothing on the way back. Baja hooodies were the perfect hoodie for keeping the breeze and the sun away why remain light enough that you wern’t sweating for the whole day. These Baja hoodies come in many shapes and sizes from a normal hoodie to a poncho style.  Now Baja hoodies are rapidly returning to the main stream clothing line with a vintage surfer edge. Baja hoodies are also perfect for the climates in Ireland and the United Kingdom and this summer we should see a huge trend increase in the number of perfect surfer hoodies around the coast. The Baja hoodie fits right in with the current trend of vintage clothing which has swept the county for the past few months. Make sure to get your perfect vintage surfer mexican Baja hoodie/poncho this summer.

Baja hoodies are avaialble worldwide through this site!

When you buy two Baja hoodies you get free shipping to Ireland and the United Kingdom.