MLB Teams Wearing Poppies for Memorial Day

Today is Memorial Day. This year, for the first time, MLB teams will mark the holiday by wearing remembrance poppies. (For more background on the history of this symbol, look here.) In addition, caps will have a Memorial Day patch.

If you’re mourning a fallen service member today, please accept my condolences, along with . . . → Read More: MLB Teams Wearing Poppies for Memorial Day

Some Thoughts on 20 Years — and a Whole Lifetime — of Obsessing About Uniforms

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See that up there, right above this line of text? That big, centered italic Roman numeral is one of those pretentious writerly devices to tell you that what you’re reading is Important. I’ve never used that device before, but I’m using it today, because today is an Important Day — Uni Watch’s 20th . . . → Read More: Some Thoughts on 20 Years — and a Whole Lifetime — of Obsessing About Uniforms

Your 2019 French Open Fashion Preview

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Bonjour mesdames et messieurs.

See, I knew that seven years of French I took in middle and high school would come in handy some day.

Normally, I would have run this piece tomorrow, as 26 May is the first day of the 2019 French . . . → Read More: Your 2019 French Open Fashion Preview

CFL Partners with Cap Maker for New Uniforms

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The CFL finally unveiled its new uniforms yesterday. This is the first set made by the league’s new outfitter, New Era Cap. What you see above are the nine home designs on top, followed by the nine white road designs. You can see better views of . . . → Read More: CFL Partners with Cap Maker for New Uniforms