At 83, a Japanese Master Still Makes Martial Arts Gear by Hand

Kiichiro Ito spends his days creating uniforms for kendo, an ancient form of fencing.

#japan, #kendo-martial-art, #martial-arts, #uniforms

The Man in the Olive Green Tee

How Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky transformed the meaning of a piece of cotton.

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The Yankees Retire Paul O’Neill’s Number 21

Honoring Paul O’Neill’s No. 21 elevates him in Monument Park but removes him from an odd fraternity of players whose numbers are out of circulation but have not been officially retired.

#baines-harold, #baseball, #clemens-roger, #new-york-yankees, #oneill-paul-1956-2017, #uniforms, #valenzuela-fernando

N.F.L. Players Wear Their Hearts Under Their Uniforms

Bound by strict uniform rules, players like Odell Beckham Jr. and Deebo Samuel are honoring peers with customized T-shirts worn in pregame warm-ups and underneath their jerseys.

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Le Coq Sportif Puts France’s Olympians in a New Look: Vintage

The famed sportswear brand Le Coq Sportif is hoping to reinvent itself, and its hometown, by outfitting its country’s teams at the Beijing and Paris Olympics.

#france, #le-coq-sportif-fashion-label, #olympic-games-2022, #olympic-games-2024, #uniforms

Handball Federation Ends Bikini Bottom Requirement for Women

After outrage over a fine levied against the Norwegian women’s beach handball team for competing in shorts, the sport’s international federation said it was changing its rules.

#athletics-and-sports, #fines-penalties, #handball, #international-handball-federation, #norway, #team-handball, #uniforms, #women-and-girls

Marines Reluctantly Let a Sikh Officer Wear a Turban on Duty

While other armed services allow some religion-based exceptions to dress standards without problems, the Marines insist that even small deviations can threaten the force’s effectiveness.

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The N.F.L. Made Some Changes Since the Last Time You Watched

Unfamiliar jersey numbers, penalties for anything that seems like trash-talking, gambling everywhere. These changes will incite double takes this season.

#football, #gambling, #hoyer-brian, #national-football-league, #officiating-sports, #television, #uniforms, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming

Facing Outrage Over Bikini Rule, Handball League Signals ‘Likely’ Change

In the weeks since Norway’s women’s beach handball team was fined for wearing shorts instead of bikini bottoms, other countries have increased pressure for a change in federation rules.

#american-samoa, #athletics-and-sports, #denmark, #discrimination, #fines-penalties, #handball, #hassan-moustafa, #international-handball-federation, #norway, #sexual-harassment, #team-handball, #uniforms, #women-and-girls

Gold Medals in Style From the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Athletes, performers and commentators offered up winning looks while competing at the highest level.

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Women’s Handball Players Are Fined for Rejecting Bikini Uniforms

Norway’s beach handball players were each fined 150 euros for wearing shorts rather than the required bikini bottoms. A spokeswoman for the International Handball Federation said she didn’t know the reason for the rule.

#athletics-and-sports, #bathing-suits-and-swimwear, #fines-penalties, #handball, #norway, #team-handball, #uniforms, #women-and-girls

Health Care Workers Deserve Fashion, Too

After masks, medical scrubs get the designer treatment. It’s the next big market no one expected.

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A Summer of the Thirst-Trap Short Shorts?

Show off some leg with these men’s shorts.

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Soccer Samples Streetwear and Likes the Fit

Juventus reimagined its look, P.S.G. partnered with Jordan Brand, and now Arsenal and Inter Milan are following suit. But soccer’s interest in design has little to do with the sport.

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At This N.C.A.A. Tournament, Orange Is the New Bracket

The color orange has developed a utilitarian reputation in the United States — except in college sports, where it makes a statement.

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Why Students Can’t Get Laptops

A surge in worldwide demand for low-cost laptops has created shipment delays and pitted desperate schools against one another.

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A Saint Laurent Jacket That Defies Expectations

Yves Saint Laurent forever changed women’s fashion with his iconic Le Smoking tuxedo. A new take by Anthony Vaccarello feels just as fresh.

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The Girl Scout Uniform, Updated for Gen Z

A stylish utility vest. Leggings. Denim. For the first time in decades, the Girl Scouts are getting new clothes.

#fashion-and-apparel, #fashion-institute-of-technology, #girl-scouts, #uniforms, #women-and-girls

Why One Team Named the Indians Won’t Be Changing Its Name

A minor league team in Spokane, Wash., has steadfastly stood by its nickname with the support of the local Native American community.

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Federal Agents Don’t Need Army Fatigues

If you’re an officer of the law, dress like one. Leave the soldiering to soldiers.

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Unidentified Federal Police Prompt Fears Amid Protests in Washington

The Trump administration has deployed phalanxes of officers in riot gear and no identifiable markings to police demonstrations in the capital. Democrats want to know who they are.

#demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #lafayette-square-washington-dc, #trump-donald-j, #uniforms, #united-states-politics-and-government