World Cup Month Jul 13, 2014

A Brief History of Football Kits

The World Cup can sometimes look more like fashion week than a football tournament – the preening superstars, the ubiquitous branding, the Prima donna antics – but it wasn’t always like this. In our final piece on the history of … Read more
Fashion Oct 24, 2012

Nike Sells Umbro to Iconix for $225 Million

NIKE, Inc. today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell its Umbro affiliate brand to Iconix Brand Group, Inc. (Rocawear, Ecko, Starter, Zoo York, etc.) for $225 million. The transaction is expected to be complete by… Read more
Business May 31, 2012

Nike Sells Cole Haan and Umbro

Interesting and unexpected at the same time, Nike has reported today that they will be selling Cole Haan and Umbro, in order to focus on their sports brands, including Nike, Converse, Hurley and Jordan. ““We see tremendous opportunity… Read more
Fashion Mar 22, 2012

Umbro x Palace Skateboards

In an interesting new get together, London skate brand Palace got together with sports brand Umbro. Not the most obvious of collaborations, it certainly is an interesting one. Palace put their spin on some Umbro classics as part of the … Read more
Fashion Dec 20, 2011

Umbro x R. Newbold Camo Down Jacket

When we read about Japanese label R. Newbold, we often see the name attached to London’s Goodhood, this time around, another UK name is affixed to Paul Smith’s collection with Umbro. The two got together to put forth a unique … Read more
Accessories Nov 17, 2011

Umbro Speciali 92 Lifestyle Collection

Umbro has launched a limited edition lifestyle capsule collection to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its iconic football boot, the Speciali. The Speciali has stayed true to Umbro’s football boot ethos throughout its 20 years with style… Read more
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