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Fashion February, 24 2011

New York Cosmos Spring 2011 Collection by Umbro

To mark the rebirth of the New York Cosmos, Umbro has applied it’s celebrated football tailoring ethos to the club’s brand new Spring/Summer 2011 collection. A bit of background on the NY Cosmos:

The Cosmos were an on-pitch manifestation of all things New York – aspiration, hard work, glamour and success. A potent formula generated by the cosmopolitan mixture within the team, which included footballing greats such as Pelé and Giorgio Chinaglio.

The Cosmos of 1977 shaped themselves into as much of a New York icon as the Empire State building. Not only were they iconic for their performances, but also for their on pitch uniform.

Never shy about making a statement, The Cosmos were ahead of their time in the design of the uniform that they chose to wear. The attention to detail they put into their on-pitch style was shown through numerous kit changes over the course of a season. Truly unique and never since replicated by a professional team, the Cosmos uniform of 1977 remains the stuff of legends.

The spring collection is blends modern day New York with attributes of the original 70s Cosmos uniforms – including references to Pelé’s famous number 10 – adapting a number of classic Umbro styles for off-field wear. Available now at select accounts.

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