Is Wearing Sports Jerseys A Fad Or Fashion?
Guys, should you be wearing that team jersey? Do you really know why you are wearing it? Is it possible that you are emulating rappers, who have popularized the jerseys in videos and album covers? Perhaps that’s an oversimplification of a bigger problem. Could it just be an ego booster? But maybe you are just a died in the wool sports fan.
One of the most loyal purchases you can make as a fan of a sports team is to buy a jersey. It is not just another piece of clothing, and there are rules that should be followed before and after purchasing a jersey. You do not want to be caught at a bar wearing a jersey of a player who has just been traded; “did you see he just got traded?”
Soccer jerseys are the hottest things on the market right now. Buying and wearing a throwback jersey is all the rage these days. A throwback jersey is a jersey that replicates the jersey of a team or a player from the past. People love throwback jerseys because they remind the fan, regardless of age, of the golden age of their favorite time and team. Sports legends are honored with a throwback jersey for the time while they were at their playing prime.
Buying a jersey of a player who used to play on a particular team but who has since been traded to a different team seems to be especially popular, perhaps because it conjures up a bit of sports nostalgia. The sports jerseys are fashioned of the style, design and color scheme of the team during a particular time period.
The music industry has been partially responsible for the popularity of the throwback jersey; many recording artists have worn them on their videos, making them fresh and appealing to the crossover lovers of both music and sports. Fans can buy a throwback jersey for many different U S athletic teams or individuals; football, baseball, hockey, and basketball throwback jerseys are especially popular.
Athletic apparel manufacturers are finding a strong market for the throwback jersey. This country has a rich tradition of producing fads that make a great portion of the populace look ridiculous. We have placed fake raccoons on our heads, worn T-shirts with every stupid slogan imaginable. However the fad of wearing sports jerseys apparently is here to stay.