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It's Football Season / Stay True to Your Style While Supporting Your Team

It's Football Season / Stay True to Your Style While Supporting Your Team

It's that time of year again. Whether you are waiting for the regular NFL season to start, or you follow College football more closely, you certainly have to wear your team's colors on game day. If you're a true fan, that is. I honestly believe that if I don't wear Broncos-colored attire on game day that Denver is sure to lose. Same thing for Colorado State. But a lot of the time I am not really feeling a polo or a baseball cap, so I have found ways to be creative over the years in dressing for game day. Thankfully tons of boutiques around the country have followed suit, so you have options when shopping for spirit wear for game day!

Last year for the new stadium opening at Colorado State - where I attended and graduated from 8 years ago, I went as far as to make custom tank tops for myself because I wanted to look good but hated everything the CSU Bookstore was selling. That was a little intense, so I have been doing some pretty strong research since then. Hopefully I can help you out if you're in the same predicament I always find myself in! Here are some of the places I have found that sell College or NFL themed apparel - whether they sell nationally for everything or just locally (sorry if some of this is Colorado-focused - but actually it is hard to find stuff for C State and the Big 10 and SEC are mentioned a lot more below) for your specific team, they are great places to check. 

ALTAR'D STATE GAME DAY SHOP

Every school has been incorporating gray and charcoal in to the mix, so this would work almost anywhere.

Every school has been incorporating gray and charcoal in to the mix, so this would work almost anywhere.

They also offer these for the SEC and Big 10 Schools which are super cute. Too bad my Alma Mater is not in one of those conferences...

They also offer these for the SEC and Big 10 Schools which are super cute. Too bad my Alma Mater is not in one of those conferences...

As much as it pains me to post about the Buffaloes, you should know they have a ton of these tank tops by mascot that are just TOO cute. I would tie it with high waisted jeans.

As much as it pains me to post about the Buffaloes, you should know they have a ton of these tank tops by mascot that are just TOO cute. I would tie it with high waisted jeans.

Live Love Gameday - Generic Football Tees

I would buy one of these in the color of my team to wear on game day rather than looking for a specific one that applies to the team. Super cute with jeans or a front button skirt or even leggings if that is what you're feeling. I can't wear leggings seriously in public but hey, some people host watch parties and that is their thing.

This website is full of cute college, NFL or even high school football saying-related shirts.

This website is full of cute college, NFL or even high school football saying-related shirts.

Shop RiffRaff Gameday Store - SEC / Arkansas A&M Gameday Store

They would probably make a lot more money if they would expand to more schools than A&M and Arkansas, and more colors than red white and blue... but if you fall in line with a generic color like that, or one of those two schools - you will LOVE LOVE LOVE their selection. I have family that attended / attends both A&M and Arkansas, so I guess I won't hate on it too hard. 

Everyone loves a Mean Girls reference. But why don't they sell this in every color?!

Everyone loves a Mean Girls reference. But why don't they sell this in every color?!

I do have to say the only reason I am sad about Colorado State's conference after all this research is the lack of cute clothing compared to the larger conference schools. Boo. I guess when your following is bigger, there is more money to be made there. Why am I evaluating it to this extent anyway? Moving on...

I do have to say the only reason I am sad about Colorado State's conference after all this research is the lack of cute clothing compared to the larger conference schools. Boo. I guess when your following is bigger, there is more money to be made there. Why am I evaluating it to this extent anyway? Moving on...

Being dragged to the game? Lol. This is for you. They have a few others including a "YAY SPORTS" T Shirt that actually made me LOL. But if this is the case we probably don't relate to each other, or why are you reading this.

Being dragged to the game? Lol. This is for you. They have a few others including a "YAY SPORTS" T Shirt that actually made me LOL. But if this is the case we probably don't relate to each other, or why are you reading this.

LO + JO for the SUPERFAN - EVERY D1 COLLEGE I SWEAR!

How cute is this?! Their selection is INSANE.

How cute is this?! Their selection is INSANE.

Or this with high waisted jeans.

Or this with high waisted jeans.

I am a bit young for this but I wanted to show you the diverse selection at this boutique.

I am a bit young for this but I wanted to show you the diverse selection at this boutique.

I actually have this with my initials on this rather than a Baylor Bears logo and I really love the fit and cut.

I actually have this with my initials on this rather than a Baylor Bears logo and I really love the fit and cut.

This Clemson Tigers T Shirt is the closest to something I would actually wear from this boutique but check it out for one million other things that are too preppy for me to even wear with a conscious.

This Clemson Tigers T Shirt is the closest to something I would actually wear from this boutique but check it out for one million other things that are too preppy for me to even wear with a conscious.

OK just kidding I did find a shirt I would wear. I love the Bears, my cousins work there, many graduated from there, two former athletes went there, one cheered there. Etc. I love the Bears. And this is super cute. 

OK just kidding I did find a shirt I would wear. I love the Bears, my cousins work there, many graduated from there, two former athletes went there, one cheered there. Etc. I love the Bears. And this is super cute. 

OK here is what I mean by insanely preppy. Would anyone in North Dakota ACTUALLY wear this?! But hey, if you are from the south, I can see you being in to it. I would just stick out like a sore thumb. 

OK here is what I mean by insanely preppy. Would anyone in North Dakota ACTUALLY wear this?! But hey, if you are from the south, I can see you being in to it. I would just stick out like a sore thumb. 

Game Day Allure - Clothing By Team Color, Not Just Graphic Tees

This is the one Tee I found, the rest of the store is organized by your school colors!

This is the one Tee I found, the rest of the store is organized by your school colors!

I don't love the style of the clothing but I do feel like it is popular so thought I would give ya'll the lowdown.

I don't love the style of the clothing but I do feel like it is popular so thought I would give ya'll the lowdown.

Flying Colors Boutique Game Day Shop

I nice change up as they have women's game day apparel in more schools than JUST the SEC and Big 10. They throw in a little AAC.

Who doesn't love an oversized tee. But seriously.

Who doesn't love an oversized tee. But seriously.

And this, especially as the weather turns and gets colder. I love this style.

And this, especially as the weather turns and gets colder. I love this style.

I absolutely love the Pink Lily Boutique Game Day Collection for Women

This comes in 3 different colors!

This comes in 3 different colors!

This comes in four colors and I would tuck it in to white jeans!

This comes in four colors and I would tuck it in to white jeans!

This with a cute bralette? Done.

This with a cute bralette? Done.

This website actually has a ton of cute stuff for moms and even a few shirts for dads if your son plays football, so check it out :)

Other websites where I find cute game day apparel for women are listed below!

Kendra Scott - Your favorite jewelry in game day colors.

PINK by Victoria's Secret Game Day Collection - Each year they offer more schools and they have a really cute collection.

Target will have more locally than online, but some of their game day collection can be found on the website.

Twelve Saturdays is another boutique that is really preppy and has both dresses and tops that are not team themed but are in the right colors and they have some pretty team themed apparel.

Etsy has a ton of football themed shops and is also a great place to check out.

Or, you can do it like I did last year and contact a screen printer with a machine to do single screens and customize your own shirt! If you live in Fort Collins locally, I have found apparel for game day at Hey Day, Target, and Dick's Sporting Goods, but that is basically it. 

Comment below if you have other game day boutiques for women that I should know and share about!

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