This Strike A Pose: 50 Years of Football & Fashion exhibition charts the journey football and fashion have taken together over the last half century. Features iconic on-and-off pitch outfits with era-defining adverts and photography from half a century of style and football revolution.
Strike A Pose is inspired by the book The Fashion of Football, From Best to Beckham, From Mod to Label Slave by Paolo Hewitt and Mark Baxter.
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Not only is pace one of the hallmarks of Cristiano’s game, it also defines the bold, distinctive spirit of the new CR7 Collection which will be available here.
Design inspiration comes from Cristiano’s love for all things fast. The collection includes the new colorway of the CR Mercurial Vapor IX boot, performance training items and a variety of polos and tees. Each element is aesthetically inspired by velocity in sport.
The signature CR Mercurial Vapor IX boot has been reworked with this season’s version - a fusion of white, neon orange, with a neon yellow and orange safari print inspired by the safari print that was first seen on a Cristiano Ronaldo product in 2010 on the Mercurial Vapor Superfly II.
Combining elements of the past and present, Nike offers a fresh take on soccer casuals. Drawing inspiration from the centennial US football Kit, classic Americana workwear, and design cues from traditional cut and sew techniques, the collection provides a classic but contemporary look off the pitch.
Paying homage to the illustrious history of the Manchester United no. 7 shirt, Nike is debuting the Manchester United Collection, a Nike Sportswear apparel range inspired by the flair, leadership and will to win that the club’s no. 7s have embodied through the ages. This range of off-pitch clothing has been designed with the club’s heritage, colours and character in mind.
Manchester United legends including George Best, Bryan Robson, Eric Cantona and Cristiano Ronaldo provide the inspiration for the designs and it is their style, passion and pride that the Manchester United collection captures.
Set against the backdrop of their home city, FC Barcelona players Sergio Busquets, Pedro, Thiago and Bartra are the stars of a new campaign to debut a Nike Sportswear collection inspired by the iconic club. The collection highlights FC Barcelona's classic colors and includes key details of the club’s history and some of its most emblematic symbols.
Introducing the new admiral collection for 2012/13
A brand with roots now truly anchored in Britain, the new collection is a celebration of admiral's British design pedigree. The collection all bearing the distinctive admiral logo. With its football heritage and pioneering character, admiral is re-energised for autumn/winter with the European collection.