Here are the best places to buy some mom and dad clothes from IU

Now that your child is officially a hobbyist, you’ll need to add some cream and crimson to your wardrobe. Whether you decide to wear a classic “Hoosier Daddy” shirt or purchase a student-designed crew neck, we give you the best places to find your IU swag.

Indiana Union Memorial Library

The library is located inside the Indiana Memorial Union, and is a great place to buy some clothes while touring the campus. Thanks to its central location in the heart of IU, you can quickly enter between all directions and tours.

The library sells all kinds of clothing: T-shirts, blouses, T-shirts, socks and much more. While the merchandise is a little pricey, the quality is durable and worth it in the long run.

IU Varsity Shop

The IU Varsity Store is the official store of IU Athletics, located within Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. The store sells a variety of IU sports-themed apparel, including the popular candy-striped pants, branded sports equipment, tailgate accessories and even home decor.

Kirkwood Options

Located on Third Street and Kirkwood Street, this Indiana store houses a variety of clothing and merchandise. They have one of the most diverse collections in town, including tote bags and other novelties.

Here, you can deliberately go for what you buy, as this Indiana store carries clothing from select IU schools. Whether your child is studying game design at media school or finance at Kelly Business School, the Indiana Store will have something for you.

When dropping off your child or coming to visit on the weekend, a stop at the Tracks is a must. Located on Kirkwood Street, Tracks sells classic IU clothing as well as student-designed T-shirts and sweatshirts. The store always offers new designs and brings back favourites.

Greetings is the perfect place to buy t-shirts to represent Hooiser pride. Greetings has all kinds of different designs, like IU Tom Allen “Leo” soccer coach t-shirts or Grateful Dead teddy bears.

online shopping

If you’re not in Bloomington but still want to represent Hoosier Pride, online stores like Etsy can help. A search for “IU” or “Indiana University” on the Etsy homepage will bring up pages and pages of IU-related items and clothing. From classic sweaters to new designs and dog collars to Apple Watch Bands, you’ll definitely be able to find your perfect fit.

This article was originally published in the 2022 Parental Survival Guide. Discover the The complete guide is here.

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