By Camber Weiss
Clothes aren’t always the most exciting gifts, but this holiday season, we want to change that. We’ve scoured the Web to bring you the coolest clothes to add to your holiday wish list. Keeping gamers firmly in mind, we picked this list of six gamer-centric clothing brands to check out, along with our favorite items from each one. Happy hunting and gifting!
You may not be able to play like him, but now you can dress like StarCraft II pro and Reddit hero, MarineKing
. Stock up on the latest Prime gear and look like a pro. Grab one of the suave button-down shirts to class up your look a little bit, or pick up some sweats to stay comfy during your marathon StarCraft sessions. With t-shirts, polos, sweatsuits, track jackets, and down jackets, Prime Zzang can fill in any gaps in your wardrobe with some Korean style!
MLG pick: Prime Team Sweatsuit
“Crash the system” with this line of apparel made for gamers, by gamers. Staying away from the cliché “ironic” gaming shirts we often see, G8’s lineup is packed with edgy and original designs. Show everyone you’re a gamer with style and without looking like a walking billboard. If you’re looking to level up your nerd swag, you need to add these to your holiday gift list.
MLG pick: 2pac as a gamer
MLG pick: Mariosky
, a Mario x Banksy mashup
Another “for gamers, by gamers” clothing line, Joybot, was launched earlier this week by MLG personality, Nexy, and former MLG editor, Peridious. With its roots deep in the MLG community, Joybot has been sported by Pistola
, and other MLG pros and personalities. With simple and sharp hand-designed graphics on high quality materials, these tees and sweatshirts are sure to be a hit with everyone on your list.
MLG Pick: Blueprint tee
This visionary clothing line is based on the work of a Swiss think tank that does “experimental research on new ways of thinking and the power of imagination” according to the company’s website. This may sound like it’s over your head, but don’t worry, it’s just clothing. Imaginary Foundation makes some of the gaming space’s coolest looking shirts – this business man casually walking into the heart of a black hole
or this astronaut surfing a monster wave
spanning the entire shirt are prime examples. Without a doubt, you’ll be sure to catch everyone’s eye with these vivid designs and inspiring messages.
MLG pick: Infinite
The creators of SplitReason, another gaming apparel store, have formed 604 Republic. Featuring user-submitted designs, 604 Republic has some awesome shirts covering all of nerd culture! Ranging from the comically ironic to the subtly artistic, its designs cover everything from video games and zombies to dinosaurs and your favorite TV shows and movies. With the line’s wide selection, it’s guaranteed you will find something from 604 Republic to suit any tastes.
MLG Pick: The Chiefs
Like to fight? Featuring official Shoryuken and World Warrior gear along with Kineda originals, this site is the place for any style-minded fighting-game enthusiast. The hip, urban aesthetic of these tees will show people you can throw down in an arcade and look good doing it. If you miss out on these awesome shirts, you’re definitely going to be salty.
MLG pick: Talk Street Fighter To Me