In the past, sport and fashion have been two opposing cultures.
But with a newfound emphasis on normcore, practicality, and street style, sportswear has made its way into the mainstream conscience of designers everywhere.
From varsity jackets and elastic ankle pants, to scoop bottom tees and everyone’s obsession with the sneaker, it seems as though incorporating baseball inspired pieces into your wardrobe has made a major league impact on men’s fashion.
Here are 11 of our favourite baseball inspired pieces this season – time to get into your spring training gear.
1. Kith Classics, Golden Bear Varsity Jacket, $400
The baseball jacket has become a men’s closet staple and over the last few seasons, men of all ages and walks of life have been seen sporting their own version of this piece. The Kith Classics, Golden Bear Varsity Jacket is constructed with the intent to age beautifully.
2. Courtesy Of, White The Osaka S/S Shirt, $98
The New York City-based lifestyle brand has created this sharply tailored, short-sleeved button front shirt with striped details at the sleeve. The contemporary jersey-style shirt is a statement piece that embodies the coolest of Major league pitchers.
3. Zanerobe, Dynamo, $125
The Dynamo is a super comfortable pant with a constructed waistband and elastic ribbed cuffs. To give men enough room to slide through all bases, Zanerobe has included their signature inner leg panels – giving you ultimate stretch.
4. Get Fresh Company, Bare Bones Scoop Long Sleeve, $75
The scoop bottom has been a major sportswear feature for ages, but the modern, exaggerated cut on Get Fresh Company’s Bare Bones tee is a refreshing take on a men’s basic. This long sleeve is made in Canada with 250 GSM Jersey Cotton.
5. New Balance, NB Custom 990v1, $249.99
On a scale of 1000, this shoe is a 990. It took New Balance’s designers nearly four years to develop the 990v1. With a one-of-a-kind combination of unique colours, materials, and details, New Balance will craft them specifically for you.
6. Naked & Famous, Buffalo Belt, $67
Produced with both traditional and modern techniques, the Naked & Famous Buffalo Belt is an oiled, premium smooth leather belt made from 100% buffalo leather.
7. Surface to Air, Cut Gloves, $199
These avant-garde, Surface to Air Cut Gloves are made of 100% lambskin leather with stitch detailing, padded seam details, side zippers, and elastic stretching.
8. Happy Socks, Blue/White Big Polka Dot Socks, $13
Created to bring happiness to your everyday life, Happy Socks brighten up your outfit with their colourful design. Made of strong and soft-combed cotton, the Swedish sock makers are keen to maintain a high standard of quality, craftsmanship, and creativity for their unisex socks.
9. Wood Wood, Logo Wool Cap, $55
Top off your look with Wood Wood’s embroidered wool-blend logo cap. This hat has an adjustable Velcro-fastening back strap to fit all sizes.
10. BKR, Bottle, $23.99
bkr® is the water bottle of choice for anyone eschewing plastic. Made from earth-friendly glass, it’s cloaked in a translucent silicone sleeve that protects it from breakage and promotes a sure grip. The screw cap provides a leak-proof seal and is equipped with a handy carrying loop.
11. Marc by Marc Jacobs, Navy Luster Duffle Bag $60
Marc by Marc Jacobs’ Navy Luster Duffle Bag has a taffeta-like finish throughout, cargo strap carry handles, and leather logo patch at bag face.