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What to Wear for the Next SMU Game Day

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: college football season. Back to school means back to Saturday game days, tailgate parties, and lots of sweating (at least until October). It’s challenging to stay stylish in the stands here in the heat of the Deep South. Luckily, Arkansas-based collegiate clothier Riffraff opened up shop in Dallas last year. Although most of the merch is made for calling the Hogs, their new duds also cater to SMU fans. Don’t believe us? Check out our top SMU game day picks.

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The Men Behind Lounge County on Why We All Love Waffle Weave

Girls, remember how attached we were to our velour Juicy sweatpants? We wore them everywhere, often with a color coordinating velour jacket. The grocery store, Starbucks, Blockbuster… Juicy tracksuit. They were just so darn comfortable. But I believe in gender equality, and I believe that men should have something just as comfy as our velour tracksuits, except maybe a little easier on the eyes. Okay, a lot easier on the eyes.

Enter Lounge County, the new loungewear brand offering menfolk the luxury of comfy threads that don’t sacrifice style. Imagine a waffle weave so wonderfully tailored, you wouldn’t be alarmed (or embarrassed) to see a gentleman caller showing up to take you to dinner and a movie in them. But a man in sweats, off the couch?! It’s not the easiest concept to grasp. So I caught up with the men behind the comfy collection, Texas natives Zach Redington and Andy Archer, to learn more about their new venture, the future of Lounge County, and whether or not the logo is indeed an octopus. (Spoiler alert: It is not. But close!)

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