The Typical College Romance in 3 Sweatshirts

You can reminisce about this at your next Uni reunion.

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Whether you're a freshman, recent grad, or consider the frat house and solo cup a distant memory—we've all experienced the age-old collegiate conundrum that is the drunken hook-up. It was all love after three questionable jungle juice drinks and a sweaty dance to "We Found Love" by Rihanna. That is, until you woke up with eyeliner stuck to your forehead. To celebrate this coming-of-age tale, brands Lulu & Co and Chinti and Parker hit the nail on the freakin' head with their new cheeky sweatshirts. As Drake would say: We started from John Belushi now we're here.

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Your eyes met across the beer pong table. He was shirtless and you were dressed as a sexy librarian in a crop top. He asked if you wanted to watch a YouTube video of a laughing panda in his room. Magic.

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It was a Sunday night. You were bored and he had Showtime. Maybe it should have mattered that he had four roommates and hadn't changed the sheets since the last time you hooked up.

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He only texts you late-night on Thursdays, but his apartment is right by your Friday morning class. Woops. This is definitely the last time.

Chinti and Parker Love-Intarsia Cashmere Sweater, $550;
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Lulu & Co Yeah I Guess Appliquéd Cotton-Jersey Sweatshirt, $150;
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Lulu & Co Never Again Sequined Cotton Sweatshirt, $150; netaporter.com (opens in new tab)

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Hallie has worked in beauty editorial for ten years and has been editorial director at Byrdie since 2021. Previously, she was a senior editor at Byrdie since 2016. During her time at Byrdie, she's written hundreds of high-performing stories on skincare, wellness (including fitness, diet, mental health, body image, et al) makeup, and hair. She's a regular on set, helping to source inspiration for makeup and hair looks, as well as interviewing celebrities, models, and other notable women and men in the beauty space.

Before that, Hallie ran Marie Claire's social media and wrote beauty and culture stories for the site, and helped launch Time Inc.'s digital-only beauty brand, MIMI. After college, she contributed to Time Out New York’s Shopping & Style section before landing her first beauty editor gig at Hearst's Real Beauty. Hallie's writing has also appeared in ELLE, Cosmopolitan, and InStyle. Hallie graduated with a BA in Communication Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.