’47 x BLACK FIVES Collaborative Collection
The latest offering form sportswear giant ’47 has taken a philanthropic turn with their collaboration with non-profit organisation Black Fives. The organisation’s mission is to raise the profile of African American’s in Basketball prior to 1950’s. The new launch with ’47 aims at honouring those players in the period leading up to the National Basketball Association’s racial integration in 1950; telling the story of these young athletic pioneers to a young audience of sportswear fans.
The range includes many period correct pieces with authentic labeling, logos and emblazed details. Involvement of ’47 brings all of the advantages of this iconic sportswear brand and The Black Fives Organisation’s involvement gives the range the authenticity and style of the period. Expect high quality sportswear echoing an important part in the history of sport. The pieces including jumpers and jackets have a nice retro feel but with a contemporary style.
Text: Danny McCance