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Uni Watch Art Project: Coining the Term ‘Chicago Stripes’

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[Editor’s Note: As Phil noted in yesterday’s post, longtime Uni Watch friend/pal/hero Comrade Robert Marshall turned 50 years old on Sunday. To help mark that momentous occasion, today we have a guest entry from the good Comrade that I think you’ll like, about . . . → Read More: Uni Watch Art Project: Coining the Term ‘Chicago Stripes’

Niners Change Their Jersey Stripe Pattern

The one bit of significant uni-related news that emerged from last night’s NFL draft came when the 49ers selected defensive lineman Solomon Thomas with the third overall pick. As you can see above, Thomas was presented with a Niners jersey rendered in Nike’s new tailoring template (the one with the cringe-worthy name that I’ll . . . → Read More: Niners Change Their Jersey Stripe Pattern

A Close Look at Striping on NFL SpeedFlex Helmets

The Riddell SpeedFlex helmet presents a challenge for NFL equipment managers, because its shell includes a cutout on the crown, right where striping tape would normally be passing through. Several readers have commented in recent weeks that the Cowboys run their striping tape across that cutout, while most other teams take the trouble to . . . → Read More: A Close Look at Striping on NFL SpeedFlex Helmets

Striped Beauty Lurking in an Unexpected Place

As most of you know by now (and as is pretty obvious from the photo shown above, taken a little over a year ago), I like stripes. Always have. And I don’t like them just on uniforms and other apparel — I like stripes in all sorts of contexts. And we’re going to go . . . → Read More: Striped Beauty Lurking in an Unexpected Place