Alabama Gift Guide 2019: Holiday gift ideas for all kinds of Crimson Tide fans this Christmas

Tuscaloosa stores have plenty of holiday gifts on sale for Alabama fans this season. (Ben Flanagan / University of Alabama / The Locker Room) Alabama fans looking for the perfect gifts for friends and family this holiday season should head to local fan stores in Tuscaloosa to find the exact gear that will make for terrific presents this year. With Christmas just around the corner, we visited with a few different Tuscaloosa stores specializing in Crimson Tide apparel and asked employees for recommendations on what to give loved ones this year. We went to Alabama Express, JCG Apparel, The Locker Room and the University of Alabama Supe Store to hear their picks, but you should also check other great local stores like Alabama Book Store, Alumni Hall, Mobley & Sons, The Shirt Shop and others where you can find great selections in Tide items. Located at 1217 University Boulevard on the Strip in Tuscaloosa, this clothing store has an assortment of T-shirts, sweatshirts, sweaters, buttons and more that have become highly popular with UA students. Super distressed, garment-dyed short-sleeve 100% cotton tee. Unisex sizing with set-in ribbed neckband. Very popular among female student...

The Surprisingly Stylish $55 Men’s Hoodie That’s Perfect For Every Season

For nearly a decade, hoodies or sweatshirts have been one of the most popular garments for men looking for a quick warm up garment. Whether they’re used for exercising, lounging around or casual wear, there’s no limitation with how they can be worn (maybe not with a suit) and this has been proven by icons like Rocky, Drake, Kanye and more. Originally designed for football players to wear instead of their itchy woollen jumpers, hoods were only added in the 1930’s when they were used by factory workers in the cold of New York. There’s no doubt you would have owned a hoodie or maybe twenty. The perfect hoodie combines a relaxed fit, a super soft cotton lining, quality construction and relative affordability. There are a multitude of cheap hoodies out there, but they obviously lack the softness and feel of more expensive counterparts. But then again, who wants to break the bank buying a hoodie? After searching far and wide for the perfect hoodie, we believe we have stumbled upon it. Introducing the Lightweight French Terry Hoodie by Everlane. This hoodie perfectly pairs premium feel and softness with it’s 7oz brushed cotton fleece. It has a 4.79/5 rating from more than 280 reviews,...