Northwestern has a special uniform that they will wear for Senior Night. The uniform draws inspiration from each of their Senior players as well as the city of Chicago. The jersey features a gray pinstripe inspired from the 90's Bulls uniform. Each pinstripe is actually made of stats and inspirational words. Across the chest the word mark 'Cats is featured in a script font. The city skyline can be found throughout the uniform as well.
The Gophers have introduced their new look that is dubbed the H.Y.P.R.R. Elite uniforms. The words and inspiration for the new uniforms comes from Coach Fleck's mantra at Minnesota of "Embracing the past to create the future." Minnesota is taking Fleck's 'Row the Boat' slogan and merging it with Minnesota's own 'Ski-U-Mah' to create this bold new look. With the new look the team now has over 100 new uniform combinations to take the field in. The new uniforms come with 3 new jerseys; Maroon, Anthracite, or White, 3 new helmets; Maroon, Gold, or White, and 4 new pants; Maroon, White, Gold, or Anthracite.
The team's new Gold Chrome helmet is one of the nods to the past from when the team wore gold helmets but adds a new school twist with the chrome finish. On the jersey numbers and collars you will find a unique pattern of an oar, boat and compass. We will also see the oar as the center stripe on the helmets.
The Timberwolves teamed up with Kickstradomis to create custom shoes for each player to honor Flip Saunders on Flip Saunders Night. Each unique pair of shoes pays tribute to Flip and his amazing life. The shoe are being auctioned off with proceeds benefitting the Flip Saunders Legacy Fund.
WKU has released a look at their 2018 Baseball uniforms. The Hilltoppers recently inked a deal with Nike after a long stint with Russell, to be their official apparel provider for their sports team. With a base white, black and red top the team will have a lot of combinations to choose from.
With the Olympics underway one of the most unique pieces of uniform that we get to see is the artwork on the helmets for the Skeleton Riders. Above are some of the best helmets from this year that range from Iron Man to animals such a tiger and bear.
Nike has revealed their latest in cleat innovation, the Nike Vapor Untouchable 3 Elite which is the first high-top Vapor cleat built for speed. The cleat features a full Nike Flyknit upper with the inspiration coming from athletes taping their ankles.
"Nike recognized that over the course of a game, the tape would either wear and tear early on in a game, no longer protecting their ankles, or the tape would accumulate sweat and moisture adding additional weight to athletes’ feet. The new Vapor Untouchable 3 Elite combines ankle support with lightweight to create an all new look of speed." -Nike
We will also see Nike adding the redesigned Vapor Untouchable 3 Pro and Vapor Untouchable 3 Speed silhouettes to the Vapor Untouchable 3 family. The Vapor Untouchable Pro has a circular knit cuff added for more ankle support and a one-piece textile upper that is covered by TPU skin to add comfort. The Vapor Untouchable 3 Speed is designed for the quickest athletes on the field.
Toronto will be playing the Capitals at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland in an outside venue. For this special game the Maple Leafs will pay tribute to the Royal Canadian Navy with their uniforms. The Canadian Navy Flag consists of a white field with central device in blue, with this as the base of the uniform inspiration we will see the Maple Leafs uniforms in a base white with blue trim. The white will run from head to toe with white helmets, white sweaters, white pants, white socks and white gloves. For the first time in club history they will wear the traditional home white badge on the white road sweater. On the inside the collar of each Stadium Series sweater will be the motto of the Royal Canadian Navy; READY, AYE, READY.
MLB and New Era have released the 2018 MLB Spring Training caps for each team. This year New Era has created the lightest on-field cap ever. The new low crown caps feature a unique fabric that has been engineered to sit in a structured fitted cap. Each cap features a stylish matte finish with a moisture wicking performance comfort sweatband.
The Tampa Bay Rays have released their throwback uniform paying homage to the team's past uniforms. The hat will feature the 'Creature' on the front while you will see the 1998 Devil Rays stitched on the jerseys. The team has also released their 20 year anniversary patch.
The NBA and Jordan officially release their 2018 All-Star Edition uniforms. With Nike taking over the NBA this season the brand decided to go with their Jordan Brand for the All-Star unis. The uniforms takes on the clean black and white color scheme with each teams logo on the chest, drawing inspiration from the Los Angeles street sign typography.
“Jordan Brand has always been fearless when it comes to pushing the boundaries of innovation and style,” said Jordan Brand VP of Design, David Creech. “The Jordan Brand NBA All-Star Edition uniform embodies that attitude with a distinctive look. Our goal was to combine the street-premium Jordan sportswear feel with Los Angeles style for a jersey that looks just as good on the court as off it. We're excited to see this year's NBA All-Stars represent their teams in Jordan style on the biggest, brightest stage."
Colorado State has revealed a Colorado "State Pride" uniform for their Men's & Women's Basketball team. We first saw Colorado State roll out this State Pride look on the football field and now we will see it hit the hardwood. The uniform draws its inspiration from the Colorado State flag and has quickly become a fan favorite.
The Capitals and adidas Hockey have unveiled the 2018 Stadium Series uniform that we will see the team hit the ice in on March 3rd against the Maple Leafs at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. This look keeps true with the Caps classic identity but pays tribute to Annapolis, MD. This will be the first time the Capitals will wear a navy blue uniform in the history of the organization. On the chest you will find the team's nickname "caps" created in the same style as their current wordmark. Above the caps logo on the chest you will see 3 stars to pay tribute to the Washington D.C. flag. We see the 3 stars again on the pants but this time above the "W" logo.
"As a historic tribute to team's hometown, the numbers are accentuated with a perforated pattern based on Pierre L'Enfant's original grid plan for the city of Washington D.C. A strong white shoulder yoke serves as a nod to the classic stars & stripes from the clubs' past uniforms and the thick red stripes and hem stripes evoke thoughts of the city flag of Washington D.C. " - Capitals.
adidas Baseball has started to roll out their new uniforms for the 2018 NCAA Baseball season. The theme of the new unis is bright team colors and less bulk.
adidas has released their first NHL All-Star jerseys for the 2018 All-Star game. The design took inspiration from the state of Florida while paying homage to the history of the league.
"Utilizing the primary colors from the host team as a base, the uniforms are centered around the native color palette of black, royal blue, white and grey, while a custom color treatment featuring the “energy” colors of UV yellow and solar red have been uniquely applied to evoke the warm, vibrant sunset tones and the energy of the Tampa Bay area." -adidas
"Accenting the color palette and jerseys, a custom-designed number font was inspired by the suspension cables of the Sunshine Skyway Bridge, a Tampa Bay landmark. " -adidas
In addition you will see 4 stars on the sleeves of each uniform to represent the 4 divisions and the name of each division will be found on the inner neck lining.
Under has released their 2018 Under Armour All America game uniforms. The two uniforms will feature an all black uniform vs an all white uniform. The red accent color will be found throughout the accessories and uniform to give both teams a pop of color.
adidas has released their 2018 Army All-American Bowl uniforms that will hit the field January 6th. The new Primeknit A1 uniforms is the newest compression uniform system inspired by the UltraBOOST & NMD. The inspirations can be seen in the collar, sleeve cuff and hem. The newly re-engineered Primeknit A1 pants now featured only two seams.
The U.S. Army PT shirts give inspiration to the overspray stencil look for the player's numbers, stripes on the pants and U.S. Army All-American logo on the chest.
Army's 2017 Army vs Navy game uniforms will honor the soldiers of the 10th Mountain Division. The specialty of the 10th Mountain Division is to conquer the land. They fight on the harshest terrain, in any climate, anywhere in the world, to protect and defend the United States of America. They honor the past by re-telling the story of the “Climb to Glory.
The team will wear an all-white uniform to honor the white camo the 10th Mountain Division would wear. The whitewashed helmet was created to mimic the soldier's weathered painted helmets. The team will rock the Pando Commando Patch; the panda bear is the mascot of Camp Hale, Colorado. This logo will be found on the baselayer and cleats.
On the front of the helmets the crossed skies insignia is found and the "Follow Me" bar on the backs. During WWII officers would wear vertical bars on the back of their helmets to identify themselves the leaders.
Army will also honor many of the division's organic units such as the 85th, 86th, and 87th Mountain Infantry Regiments, and the 126th Mountain Engineer Battalion with patches on the right chest plate.
Navy has released their special uniforms for the 2017 Army vs Navy game. This year Navy is taking inspiration from the Blue Angels. The helmets feature a hand-painted design that shows a "Delta Formation" on the shell and has a chrome facemask to mimic the visor on the of the Blue Angel pilot's helmets.