The Rise of the Sports Jersey: How to Rock the Trend
Here are the best pieces to cop.
From collaborations between brands like adidas and Gosha Rubchinskiy, to vintage pieces from Kappa – the sports jersey is the streetwear piece everyone is wearing. Combining the ever growing athleisure trend with a sportier influence, the look has made its way to streetsnaps and outfit pics all over the internet, and with good reason. The recent logomania within the fashion industry has only made the demand for sportwear-inspired pieces grow drastically, and we’re taking a look at some of the best pieces to cop.
Perhaps one of the catalysts to the jersey trend, Gosha Rubchinskiy’s collaboration with adidas brought several iterations of football uniform-inspired pieces, arriving in a handful of colors as well as in longsleeve and T-Shirt versions. Retailing at $185 USD, the pieces are available for purchase over at Farfetch.
adidas x Palace Skateboards
Coming in a white and navy colorway, Palace Skateboards debuted a collaboration with sportswear giant adidas on its Fall/Winter 2016 collection, creating two kits representing “home” and “away” football jerseys. Although sold out at retailers like END. Clothing, you can find the piece over on sites such as eBay and Grailed.
Skateboard brand Stussy also jumped on the trend, creating a white and black long-sleeve football jersey emblazoned with the brand’s logo. Despite being sold out, you can find similar pieces over at Stussy’s online shop, as well as on eBay. Keep checking back here for all the latest drops, and keep your eyes peeled for more sports-inspired pieces from the brand.
Supreme has made many sportswear-inspired pieces, but the classic baseball shirt seems to be a silhouette that the brand frequently brings into its collections. Streetwear ready and eye-catching, this piece is the perfect way to mix athletic wear with coveted brands. Although this piece isn’t available at the moment, make sure to check out Supreme’s upcoming drops as there tends to be similar pieces debuted each time.
French brand Koche sent re-invented Paris Saint Germain jerseys down the runway for its Fall/Winter 2017 collection, bridging the gap between high fashion and sport. The jerseys debuted were DIY-inspired, featuring sequins and gems, as well as deconstructed silhouettes, making them the perfect streetwear pieces.
If you’re looking to get on the trend without spending a lot of cash, head to your closest adidas or Nike retailer and cop a regular sports jersey and get creative. Fashion has no boundaries, so make sure to experiment as much as possible.