Umbro UX-1 Football Boot

StyleComments ⋅ May 12, 2014
British football brand Umbro is back with a new flagship football boot ahead of this year’s FIFA World Cup. Debuting in a hard-to-miss purple and fluorescent yellow, the UX-1 boasts a list of features designed to make the boot light, fast, stab...

Nike Offloads Umbro for $225 Million USD, Cole Haan Sale Soon?

StyleComments ⋅ Oct 24, 2012
Nike has announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell its Umbro affiliate brand to Iconix Brand Group, Inc. for $225 million USD with the transaction expected to be complete by the end of 2012 – a move that points to Nike Footba...

Nike and the English Football Association Announce Wide-Ranging Partnership: Umbro’s Future?

StyleComments ⋅ Sep 3, 2012
Earlier this year, it was announced that Nike would be putting two of its major brands up on the block for sale in Umbro and Cole Haan. For Umbro, the longtime English brand synonymous with soccer has been dealt a further blow as its parent company w...

John Smedley for Umbro Tailored 1948 Team GB Olympic Knitwear

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 19, 2012
The 1948 Olympics were a relatively unmemorable Games for Great Britain, which amassed a whopping three gold medals. Their team uniforms on the other hand, looked good enough that knitwear maestro John Smedley and Umbro Tailored have joined forces to...

Nike to Sell Cole Haan & Umbro Brands

StyleComments ⋅ May 31, 2012
Beaverton, Oregon-based global athletic juggernaut Nike Inc. has announced its plans to sell their ownership stakes in both Cole Haan and Umbro in order to focus on their Nike, Jordan, Converse and Hurley labels. Having acquired fashion-casual label...

Umbro 2012 Summer St. George Collection

StyleComments ⋅ May 23, 2012
In preparation for this summer’s European Championships, Umbro has released their new St. George line; an on- and off-field collection to be used by the Umbro-sponsored England squad. The red and white striped St. George flag has been a symbol...

F.C. Harlem x Umbro 2012 Spring/Summer Collection

StyleComments ⋅ May 17, 2012
For almost 15 years, F.C. Harlem has served New York’s inner-city community as a development organization using soccer — the “world’s game” to positively impact the lives of at-risk youth. For Spring/Summer 2012, soccer appare...

i-D Magazine: Palace Wayward Boys Choir x Umbro

StyleComments ⋅ Mar 23, 2012
The Palace Wayward Boys Choir formed last decade as a band of skater homies compiling a collection of videos paying homage to the golden era of skateboarding with their lo-fi technique reminiscent of the early ’90s. Having now developed into a...

Gastown FC: 2012 Umbro England Kit

StyleComments ⋅ Mar 2, 2012
Founded by the boys of Inventory Magazine, Gastown F.C. recently finished its season with a disheartening loss, forcing them to now take a couple weeks off before the summer season. That doesn’t stop the club from keeping us informed on the lat...

Umbro 2011 Fall/Winter “New Blue” Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Dec 19, 2011
Storied English sportswear brand Umbro presents the “New Blue” collection as part of its ongoing arrangement of clothing this season. Drawing inspiration from one of the brand’s most iconic pieces, the collection presents a small selection of outerwe...

R.NEWBOLD x Umbro 2011 Winter Down Jacket

StyleComments ⋅ Dec 15, 2011
Taking strides to establish a relevant presence within the technically-driven outerwear fashion niche, Umbro joins Japanese label R.NEWBOLD for a Holiday 2011 Winter Down Jacket collaboration. Adopting a custom camouflage all-over-print, the down-fil...

Umbro Speciali 92 20th Anniversary Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Nov 15, 2011
It’s been 20 years since the introduction of Umbro’s marquee soccer boot, the Speciali 92. Earning praise for its great fit and comfort thanks to a largely unchanged kangaroo leather upper, many special moments have been associated with t...

Umbro Archive Research Project by Aitor Throup (Video)

StyleComments ⋅ Aug 10, 2011
Umbro dipped into their archives of English football tailoring heritage to build a seven-piece lifestyle collection designed by Aitor Throup. Throup used the shape of a body in motion as his inspiration for the collection, creating each style on a bu...

Umbro Blue Milton Canvas

StyleComments ⋅ Aug 9, 2011
The debut model from Umbro’s footwear collection, the Milton, enjoys another look. The following style offers a more liberal approach thanks to a sky blue upper constructed of canvas. The simple sneaker style joins the ranks of a cohesive footw...

Umbro Red Milton Canvas

StyleComments ⋅ Aug 2, 2011
Following up on last week’s Milton in brown leather, a more pedestrian offering is seen here with a canvas version. A monochromatic canvas upper is offset by a silver logo along the eyelets. For more information and availability head over to Um...