TURN BACK TIME WITH VINTAGE SPORTS GEAR
Every era has a comeback. Every team, well not so much. So why not head back in time, to that winning season?
From 80’s inspired neon looks to “Mad Men’s” 60’s styles, vintage trends are dominating fall/winter fashion this year. And sports gear is taking a cue. You can support your current team and celebrate legends of the past with a variety of classic, “old school” fangear options.
The 2009 NFL season marks the 50th Anniversary of the American Football League (AFL). To celebrate this anniversary, the eight original AFL teams will wear their historic jerseys during the 16 Legacy Games played this season. The NFL is letting fans get in on the action, offering a “legacy” collection, which features new retro-themed apparel and products. Among the merchandise offered is jerseys, hats, t-shirts, sweatshirts, jackets and pennants.
With themNHL season in full swing, it’s time to stock up on your team gear. Ice Jerseys has a huge selection of vintage NHL Gear, including sweaters, jerseys, hatsmand tees. The site offers jerseys dating all the way back to the 1920’s, making it a real blast from the past.
Mitchell and Ness is the oldest sports apparel company in Philadelphia. The company, which is actually owned by Adidas, has been making authentic jerseys, jackets, hats and other gear since 1904. For classic items that are no longer available or hard to find, Mitchell and Ness is a perfect destination.
Though it might seem ironic, apparel that is “old” can often cost more than what’s new. For great vintage pieces at really affordable prices, head to Ebay. If you are looking for items like an old World Series or Rose Bowl champions tee, you can also check out popular ebay stores like “Shirts with Balls” and “4All2Envy,” who offer great gear that you won’t find anywhere else.