The Varsity jacket first made its appearance in 1865, when it was worn by the Harvard University baseball team. The world ‘Letterman’ itself as a very interesting origin – it comes from the term ‘varsity letter’ or monogram, earned by students for excellence in any activity, not just sports. Over time, the ‘letter sweater’ became a ‘Letterman Jacket’, a much-vaunted symbol of achievement and, now, high fashion.
The letterman jacket has evolved into a preppy must-have casual wear, but it still symbolizes the ultimate winning spirit. Read its story of history and evolution in this infographic.
Varsity Jackets: Sports Vs Fashion
Infographic by – Custom Varsity Jackets