The world of sports may be stratospheres apart from the fashion industry, but in many ways, they are one and the same.
How else can you explain the fixation on uniforms?
New uniforms make almost as many headlines as game-winning three-pointers and last-second touchdown drives. We may be hesitant to admit it, but we care about the appearance of all our favorite teams.
If we want to show our support, we have to rock the replicas, too.
And as much as many of us loved the Oklahoma City Thunder last season, it was hard to pull off the bright blue and orange with confidence.
Fortunately, the Thunder—and a bunch of other teams—got uniform overhauls in 2012. Some of the changes were subtle, and some were enormous, but all of these new uniforms are, as Heidi Klum would say, in.
Here’s a look at 20 of the best new uniforms in sports.