MEDIA RELEASE   Black-Owned Streetwear Brand Partners with Ebbets Field Flannels to Release Collection Celebrating Negro League Baseball Team - For The Culture Clothing Inc.

Philadelphia — Today, Ebbets Field Flannels and For The Culture Clothing, Inc., a black-owned, streetwear company, announce the release of a striking collaboration paying homage to the Philadelphia Stars, an iconic Negro League Baseball team. This capsule collection celebrates the rich history of Negro League Baseball and emphasizes the importance and impact of Black players on today’s game. The collection of limited-edition pieces will be exclusively available on Ebbets.com starting on Tuesday, April 9 at 11am ET

 

The Cultural Excellence themed collection seeks to capture the legacy of the historical Philadelphia Stars baseball team, while maintaining a look and feel that aligns to a contemporary streetwear aesthetic. The collection includes: 

 

  • Philadelphia Stars Culture Baseball Jersey
  • Stars of Philly For The Culture Hoodie
  • Philadelphia Stars Block Culture A-Frame Snapback 
  • Philadelphia Stars Vintage Culture Ballcap
  • Philadelphia Stars Culture Fitted

 

“Today, everyone knows the Phillies, who’ve been around more than a century, but how many Philadelphians know the history of the Philadelphia Stars,” said Jarrod Wright, Co-Founder of For the Culture Clothing, Inc. “We are proud to partner with Ebbets Field Flannels to uplift the rich legacy of this historic team. Through this partnership, we can pay homage to the past in the form of streetwear today.”

 

For the Culture Clothing, Inc., a Philadelphia-based brand, co-founded by Jarrod Wright & Darryl Jones, reflects the arts, nostalgia, and popular culture in its apparel line. The brand aims to transform the narrative of “culture” by disrupting the streetwear apparel industry and creating an experience that extends beyond the rack and into progress. Growing beyond the scope of a traditional streetwear brand, For the Culture Clothing, Inc. expanded its business by producing merchandise for corporate partners like Disney and Lockerverse, as well as launching NIL partnerships with 500+ collegiate and amateur athletes. 

 

“We’re honored to partner with For The Culture to celebrate the incredible legacy of the Negro Leagues,” said Jerry Cohen, Co-Founder of Ebbets Field Flannels. “The league showcased immense talent and perseverance, leaving an indelible mark on baseball history. Through this partnership, we're excited to not only spotlight their stories but also integrate their rich heritage into our fashion, allowing fans to wear a piece of history and join us in cherishing this important chapter in sports."

 

For the Culture Clothing, Inc. will kick off the release of the capsule by hosting an in-store pop-up shop at the Lids store located at the King of Prussia Mall on April 6, 2024 @ 12:00 PM. The Philadelphia Stars capsule collection will be available for a limited time at the King of Prussia Lids store as well as online at ebbets.com starting April 9, 2024. 

About Ebbets Field Flannels 

Since 1988, Ebbets Field Flannels has made vintage jerseys, jackets, and caps in America the old-fashioned way, using original materials and manufacturing techniques. Ebbets Field Flannels is the global leader in researching, sourcing, and creating 100% authentic vintage apparel. The brand has pioneered authentic replica athletic clothing for key historical events and themes such as the Negro Leagues, Japanese Baseball League, “Turn Back the Clock” game, along with costuming for films like 42. Ebbets Field Flannels remains committed to bringing the quality, beauty, and craftsmanship of mid-century American athletic garments to the public. All jerseys, ballcaps, jackets, and sweaters are cut, sewn, or knit from original fabrics and yarns. To shop, visit Ebbets.com or interact with the brand on Instagram (@EbbetsVintage), Facebook (@EbbetsFieldFlannelsInc.), or Twitter (@EbbetsVintage).  

About For the Culture Clothing 

Founded in 2015, For the Culture Clothing is a Philadelphia-based streetwear brand that focuses on reflecting the arts and nostalgia in its apparel line. Going beyond streetwear, the brand also produces merchandise for corporate partners, artists, authors, athletes, and social media influencers. To shop, visit Forthecultureclothing.com or connect with the brand on Instagram (@forthecultureinc) or Facebook (@ForTheCultureInc)

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