The Getup: Tailgating in Style

Ditch the face paint and oversized jersey for something more tailored and subtle. Use layers as your defensive strategy when day's temperatures shift from the early morning chill to the afternoon heat.

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Eric Federspiel is a writer and former teacher whose love for style has been lauded and mocked in equal parts by his friends since as long as he can remember. An instructional designer by trade, Eric lives outside of Detroit, Michigan with his wife and daughter. You can follow him on Instagram, @detroitdandy.


    Combination of red+white and black/gray looks amazing

    • Andrew


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    • Trejoja

      U mad nobody likes tech?

  • Serafin

    Georgia fan?
    These colors work for my undergrad. Geaux Cajuns!

  • Zac Silk

    Have never been to a tailgate, as I’m from the U.K but I’d imagine this is how I’d dress. Seems like a great time to experiment with technical fabrics as well.

  • Trejoja

    I’ve always liked this site but seeing my alma mater represented makes me like it even more. go dawgs.

  • Andy

    Just saw this article.

    Recommendations or sources for more affordable sweaters? $125 is a little steep for me.

    • Cammie Sizemore

      I’m there with you on the sweater price. I bought a letter from Etsy after a google search for “varsity Letter” and made my own with an existing sweater.