Bay Area design company Opening Day Designs forced by MLBPA to stop making player-referenced shirts | But at the end of the day…

A.J. Griffin is a supporter of Opening Day Designs. He wore this shirt during his on-air interview on MLB Network. Watch VIDEO. Opening Day Designs is a Bay Area clothing design company that makes pretty neat fan-inspired shirts featuring the Oakland Athletics, Oakland Raiders and San Francisco 49ers. You can check out the entire collection on […]

Do you need these Star Wars MLB caps? You probably do

It’s Force Friday, which means all the Star Wars goodies are out. Naturally, New Era and MLB have taken advantage of this opportunity to introduce these new caps. Check them out here. There are three different lid designs. Which is your favorite? Advertisement Share this: Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click […]

Mitchell & Ness’ ‘Team Short’ snapbacks are copying Reebok

View this post on Instagram Team Short Snapback @nba @lakers #TAPFORTEAMS #VANGrizzlies #SEASupersonics #LinkInBio #TeamShort #mnheadwear #mnsnapbacks #mitchellness A post shared by Mitchell & Ness (@mitchellandness) on Mar 25, 2015 at 7:50am PDT One of the best team apparel cap designs I have ever seen was created by Reebok for the NFL in 2006. All […]

Adidas can’t even get their Yao Ming throwback correct

My goodness @adidas you are so pathetic. He had YAO on his jersey. That’s his surname. http://t.co/QQ0fbyPwuo | pic.twitter.com/E04toMR1AB — Samuel Lam (@SamuelYLam) March 4, 2014 His name is Yao Ming. Yao is his surname. He has worn YAO on his jersey throughout his entire NBA career. But somehow, someway, Adidas missed that. Either they […]

Mitchell & Ness to roll out series of Michael Jordan throwbacks

pic.twitter.com/OThtWIpE9D — Mitchell & Ness (@mitchell_ness) February 12, 2014 Mitchell & Ness has teamed up with Nike to produce Michael Jordan throwbacks for the next three years, commemorating his great moments such as “The Shot” and his various all-star game moments. Even though M&N has produced Jordan jerseys in the past, they have never done […]

New fashion style is upside down logos on caps?

Now available at #HATCLUB: @HallofFameLTD #NBA #snapback collection: http://t.co/07lTWLKDf3 pic.twitter.com/KgfvwpawIB — HAT CLUB (@HatClub) January 30, 2014 I’ve always tried to be fashion forward when it comes to sports merchandising but this one is a little confusing. These “Hall of Fame” edition caps are everything you want in a throwback style cap. The colors are […]

Caps in rival team colors: Is it good or bad?

Yesterday I shared this photo on my Facebook. Is it OK for these to exist? This isn’t the first time I’ve seen this. In fact, it’s been around a while. I’ve seen Giants caps in A’s colors. Dodgers caps in Giants colors. I’ve seen Yankees caps in Red Sox colors. It exists and it doesn’t […]

Lakers embrace social media in their shooting shirts

Special shooting shirts for #LakersSocial night. https://t.co/5gpsnWqHib — Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) December 8, 2013 This isn’t the first time social media has been used in team outfits. The Lakers are taking that with their social media night and it’s pretty neat. I am all for handles being used in warmup clothing and so forth, […]

Famous 49ers fans with an eye for fashion

This slideshow requires JavaScript. In recent years since the 49ers’ turnaround back to a successful franchise, the team has started to grab the attention of celebrities. Some celebrities have been seen showing support for the 49ers. Others who have always been fans are now more vocal. Fan fashion has grown tremendously over the years. With […]

Nike dips into a new avenue of player brand marketing

These hats came to #SFGiants @bcraw35. @bbelt9 says “Nike sent it to him so I took one. Nobody else knows.” pic.twitter.com/aQm2vatTUN — Janie McCauley (@JanieMcCAP) July 19, 2013 If this is old news, then I guess I’m late to the party.  Nike has always done the “____ Knows” campaign with their athletes. Over the years […]

New Era’s approach to Flag Day is a pretty smart one

National Flag day is here! First 100 customers receive a gift with purchase! All insiders will earn double points! pic.twitter.com/Gwm0cVQEkD — New Era Los Angeles (@NewEraLA) June 14, 2013 New Era has a great slogan with “Fly Your Own Flag” and I’ve seen the above cap before in store. It’s gorgeous. They have one for […]

NFLPA taking big step in support of LGBT community

NFLPA will be selling LGBT pride shirts which will support the work of @AthleteAlly. Vote on your favorite today: pic.twitter.com/5uCP3CAKGA — Athlete Ally (@AthleteAlly) June 1, 2013 We all know that the buzz about support among leagues, teams and players for the LGBT community grew when Jason Collins came out back in April. Since then, […]

Welcome to the shop

Samuel: Glad to see one of my favorite shops expanding. They have a couple locations back in the Bay (where I first discovered them) and I liked their old location. It’s a good place for just some nice street wear, including some sports fitted caps. I’m going to have to check these guys out soon. […]