Mitchell & Ness to release new NBA caps based on team uniforms

EDIT: 4/22/15 – They are all officially out. CLICK HERE

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This is pretty exciting for me. Lids and Mitchell & Ness have partnered up to sell these NBA caps. The design, as you see, is solely based on the design of the shorts of the uniform. This is pretty cool as it incorporates a unique element for each team and it’s not some cookie-cutter design.

Some of these take us back to when a certain design on the shorts was so unique. Look at the Raptors or Rockets design in the above image. It’s very distinct and I like it. It reminds me of what Reebok did some years back for the NFL.

So what’s my only problem? They’re snapbacks. I don’t like snapbacks. I wanted fitted caps. Well, let’s see if I can convince myself to get past that and possibly pick up one of these caps.

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Can someone explain to me why snapback caps are back in fashion?

Snapback caps were cool 20 years ago.

If you have been living under a rock the past year or so, you might not have noticed that snapback caps are now fashionable.

I don’t even know when the trend started, but bringing back something that was popular 20 years ago makes little sense. Of course, recycling fashion is common in sports and basically elsewhere.

My problem with snapbacks is why it’s so popular.

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