Manchester United and adidas Originals Launch '90s-Inspired Capsule
Following on from the launch of the “Pulsebeat” collection recently, Manchester United has unveiled a new collection alongside adidas Originals. The new collection takes inspiration from the early ’90s, with nine pieces including retro jerseys, graphics and archive-inspired designs.
The stand-out items include the the retro red home jersey and green striped goalkeepers kit. Alongside these pieces, the collection also includes a full Superstar tracksuit — complete with vintage club crest and adidas Originals Trefoil logo — as well as graphic T-shirts and sweatshirts featuring an archive graphic of club mascot Fred the Red.
Launching the collection, adidas design director Inigo Turner said:
“From the apparel itself and its respective imagery, we wanted to perfectly capture the essence of the early 90’s – a truly golden era for the club. We delved deep into our archives and drew a lot of inspiration from magazine sales catalogues from those years and their unique aesthetic and vibe.
Our partnership with the club goes back a long way, so we wanted to take the opportunity to really reflect on some of that history and bring a small piece of the heritage to the modern day with a retro collection that celebrates the relationship and culture that surrounds it.”
The collection is available now via the adidas web store and at official club stores.
For more from adidas Originals, get an official look at its upcoming Gucci collaboration.
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