To coincide with the release of the brand new Admiral Sporting Goods Newark Cord Overshirt, we’ve delved into the history books to discover just where the tactile and timeless corduroy material originated.
Building on our first capsule collaboration at the beginning of 2022, Admiral Sporting Goods Co. and 6876 have once again joined forces to release a collection entitled ‘Regulation Product’. The collection pays homage to the decades spent with craftspeople in factories, whose knowledge and experience are integral into creating the detailed pieces in this collection.
As part of the AW22 collection, Admiral Sporting Goods turn their head to the ubiquitous Winter accessory - the scarf. Coming in all shapes and sizes, football team colours or check patterns, the Snibston is crafted as a whole different beast entirely.
Over the last couple of weeks, the word Transition has been heard time and time again by commentators discussing the ebbs and flow of the match. It is an integral part of the modern game, something that many of the greatest managers around the world see as a key success factor during the 90minutes of game play. So, what is the transitional state of play?
The goalkeeper and the net are forever connected in the battle for dominance. The Saint Peter of the holy realm that guards their 7x2m of net. The keeper can have a perfect game and one small slip up can spoil 89 minutes of greatness. So how do you connect these two essential elements of the game in its most simple form the garment?
Admiral Sporting Goods have teamed up with a cult football icon in the form of Mundial Magazine, dropping a two piece capsule inspired by iconography from Chile 1962. The collaboration drops on the back of a sell-out print run of Issue 23 for Mundial.
In Theuley, Eastern France, stands a quiet tribute to a true pioneer of sport. The monument, seldom seen by the general public due to its remote location, features a goal and penalty box - a homage to the birthplace of the founding father of the World Cup, Jules Rimet.
For those of you unfamiliar with cycling we need to induce you to Brian Robinson, a true pioneer of British sport. Robinson was the first rider from Britain to finish the Tour de France preceding the many victorious British riders who came after.
For the Admiral Sporting Goods ‘Jumpers for Goalposts’ Autumn / Winter 2022 campaign we build on the legacy of Admiral Sportswear, aiming to preserve the history and stylistic tradition of the brand and bring it together with the recognisable cultural pastime of football.
Hats come in many shapes and sizes but perhaps the most ubiquitous these days is the Beanie hat. Reputedly first recorded under this moniker in the 1940s, this winter warmer takes its name for the American slang for head – bean. It’s thought this came out of the term for a particular pitch thrown towards the head of the batter being known as a beanball.
Boras is a well known fashion blogger and instagram style guru. He has been very influential in the street heritage looks we see coming out of Paris and his blog Borasication is one of the best menswear fashion blogs in France. We asked him about Admiral Sporting Goods and his hometown of Paris.
The Admiral Sporting Goods Wigston Sweatshirt is in many ways the story of the sportswear brand itself. It’s a yarn that stretches back over 100 years, all the way back to Leicester by way of military sportswear, premium materials.