Across the sports spectrum, the trend in developing fashion-forward apparel for female fans is ever-expanding. The Victoria’s Secret PINK Major League Baseball collection has become a staple at stadium shops and within the team wardrobes of many women. The range of co-branded merchandise first launched in March 2010, providing gear for a select group of teams. The VS PINK MLB line has since expanded to offer apparel and accessories for all 30 clubs.
The newest crop of limited-edition merchandise includes tanks, tees, hoodies, sweats, sports bras and baseball caps. As with past collections, items feature bright colors and quirky phrases, on silhouettes meant to flatter the female frame. Team hues and logos are embellished with feminine details such as sequins and lace.
Below is a preview of the new team offerings. To check out the full collection, visit here.
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The Starter Jacket is an iconic piece of sports fashion made famous in the 1980’s and 1990’s. Now a new generation of fans will have an opportunity to don the stylish satin outerwear. New York Giants legend and President of G-III Sports, Carl Banks, has teamed up with Iconix Brand to reintroduce the wardrobe staple for sports fans. With its new debut, the old-school fashion will receive a modern update.
Banks first unveiled the updated NFL line of jackets during Super Bowl XLVII weekend. While at the release party, he spoke about the evolution of the Start Jacket:
“There is a Starter Jacket in everyone’s closet or there is a Starter memory in everyone’s closet. If you were born anywhere from the 70’s to the 90’s, you have a Starter memory. So it’s an iconic piece. There’s never been a … Read More »
Just in time for NBA All-Star Weekend, Mitchell & Ness and BAIT have teamed up to create a stylish new collection of snapback caps. The headwear merges the vintage-inspired flavor of Mitchell & Ness with BAIT’s sleek and unique design aesthetic.
The 21-cap collection offers a new spin on classic NBA headwear. Among the design elements are a BAIT logo in leather, with raised front embroidery featuring the NBA team’s name and city. Oversized, retro team logos appear on one side of the cap, while the BAIT label sits on the opposite side. To add a fashionable flair, the underbill of each hat is embellished with the brand’s signature “BAIT explosion” pattern.
The caps retail for $26 and are available at baitme.com. Check them out:
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’47 Brand has added a new twist to its “Scrum” collection of tees. The company’s signature shirts are offered for a variety of teams and leagues. The vintage-inspired gear is designed with retro, distressed graphics and a soft, comfortable fit and feel.
In a new creative retail concept dubbed #47MysteryScrum, the company will send a randomly selected tee (either an NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, or NCAA team) to fans. After receiving their shirt, customers are encouraged to share a photo on social media outlets using the tag #47MysteryScrum.
The tees are regularly priced at $38. As part of this promotion, they will be sold for $15. For more details, visit here.
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Retailers continue to create shelf space for fan gear that is stylish enough to transition from gameday to every day. With the help of companies like Junk Food Clothing, NBA fans can keep pace with one of the most fashion-forward sports leagues. Junk Food has launched its newest collection of NBA-themed tees for men and women. A range of vintage styles feature retro team graphics and the soft, comfortable fit often associated with the brand’s apparel. Check out the full NBA collection here.
To showcase the versatility of the gear, A Glam Slam was challenged with the task of styling a piece from the brand’s NBA collection. The chosen article of clothing was the “NBA Brooklyn Nets Vintage Off The Shoulder Tee.” Fans have already seen Nets courtside fixture, Beyonce, sporting the same hardwood fashion as she rehearsed for the Super Bowl. In the shoot below, A … Read More »
Snow gear will receive a stylish overhaul come Fall. Burton has teamed up with L.A.M.B. by Gwen Stefani on a new women’s range. The L.A.M.B. for Burton capsule collection of jackets, vests, pants and beanies will fuse Stefani’s bold, edgy design aesthetic with Burton’s on-mountain functionality. Details characteristic of the L.A.M.B. line such as houndstooth and tweed patterns, unique hardware, and loud, Rasta-inspired color schemes will be incorporated into the gear. Items will be available beginning in September at Burton Flagships and burton.com.
“The clothing itself is really technical. We haven’t done that before so it was a new challenge,” said Stefani. “We worked really hard on the pants. You don’t think of snowboarding pants as being superflattering by nature so we tried to mix masculine and feminine, which we always do, and give them a really cute fit, then added a … Read More »
Sports fan gear for men and women has received a fashion overhaul in recent years. Fans are now seeking stylish alternatives to standard team threads. To commemorate this year’s Super Bowl, brands have developed limited edition apparel collections with an array of colors and design options. Items appeal to both sports enthusiasts and fashion enthusiasts alike. Here’s a breakdown of Super Bowl XLVII merchandise:
NEW ERA: New Era, the official on-field cap of the NFL, released a Super Bowl XLVII themed headwear collection. Caps in 9FORTY, 39THIRTY and 59FIFTY models feature a wide range of colors, fonts, logos and textures to honor the big game and host city, New Orleans. View the collection here.
JUNK FOOD CLOTHING: Junk Food Clothing is known for its soft, comfortable tees featuring vintage graphics. The brand expanded its NFL collection to include special edition Super … Read More »
With the Super Bowl just around the corner, fans are gearing up for the biggest sporting event of the year. The NFL continues to tackle the challenge of fusing sports and style in its football-themed apparel. The league’s revamped women’s collection features fashion-forward clothing bearing team logos, while taking cues from runway trends. The NFL has also paired with brands like Junk Food Clothing and Meesh & Mia, for Super Bowl gear that is decidedly more stylish.
Merging team apparel with current fashion trends offers a fresh approach to gameday dressing for both women and men. Patterned jeans, wedge sneakers and accessories in San Francisco 49ers or Baltimore Ravens hues are easy ways to jazz up traditional fan fashions. Whether you’re heading to New Orleans or however you choose to celebrate, A Glam Slam has your Super Bowl XLVII style inspiration, no jersey required. Check it … Read More »
The first Grand Slam of the season is underway in Melbourne, giving players an opportunity to debut their 2013 tennis fashions. Apparel trends in the sport continue to mirror those in the fashion world. Bright colors, bold patterns, feminine details, form-fitting silhouettes and light-weight fabrics will play prominently into the styles seen down under and throughout the year.
The tennis world experienced several clothing sponsor shake-ups as players began the new year with new gear. Julia Goerges made the move from Nike to Fila, joining the latter as a new brand ambassador. Both Laura Robson and Andrea Petkovic will now accompany Caroline Wozniacki as new faces on the adidas by Stella McCartney roster. Nicolas Almagro left longtime sponsor, Reebok, to sign with Lotto. Gael Monfils traded K-Swiss for Asiscs. In an interesting move, Tomas Berdych became H&M’s first tennis ambassador. It was recently … Read More »
The NFL’s continued efforts to market to female fans has included a surge in fashion-forward women’s apparel and accessory offerings. With the Super Bowl just around the corner, the league continues to tackle the challege of fusing sports and style in its football-themed apparel. Whether you’re heading to New Orleans for this year’s Super Bowl or throwing the ultimate Super Bowl Sunday party, there’s a new range of high-fashion football attire that will let fans showcase their femininity and celebrate the big game. This year, apparel company Meesh & Mia, in collaboration with the NFL, has launched an exclusive Super Bowl XLVII collection.
Meesh & Mia is known for its officially licensed collegiate clothing range, a line that allows women to flaunt their team spirit and their individual sense of style. The company’s approach to fan gear design includes sourcing current fashion … Read More »