One of the last remaining sportswear companies with a direct lineage with the Black Leagues creates a limited edition capsule to celebrate the centenary of the National Black Leagues
NEW YORK, January 21, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Stall & Dean is one of the last remaining US companies with a direct lineage with the Negro Leagues dating back to the early 1900s. Stall & Dean has been manufacturing uniforms and equipment for the Black Leagues since its inception. creation. Stall & Dean also produced Negro League clothing in the late 1990s throughout the 2000s, spearheading the Negro League’s penetration into pop culture, dressing stars of all genres including Jay- Z, P-Diddy and Shaquille O’neal.
Stall & Dean now takes the time to honor the organization that is part of its early history. The creative team at Stall & Dean has launched a 5-piece multi-collaborative clothing capsule that is design, technology, education and fashion at the same time. Stall & Dean is collaborating with 5 streetwear design companies and an augmented reality technology company to tell the story of the Negro Leagues, the story will be told by different notable personalities from all genres, from music to art. The first storyteller is Emmy, Tony and Peabody award-winning poet The Legendary Black Ice, a former Def Poetry Jam Show alumnus.
Start January 15, 2021 Stall & Dean will start pre-orders of the limited edition capsule, each drop will consist of only 100 pieces, each numbered and authenticated by Stall & Dean, pre-orders will take place online at www.stallanddeanoriginal.com
“The Black Leagues have contributed a lot to the game of baseball as we know it today, it’s finally time to hear these stories, from stealing bases to wearing black league-derived baseball helmets, we tell. stories that aren’t usually told, ”says Zaire Baptiste, Stall & Dean brand and business strategist.
Collaboration is the future of the Stall & Dean brand and with this collaboration Stall & Dean merges fashion, technology and pop culture to teach a history lesson on the National Black Leagues.
Zaire Baptist, Stall & Dean
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SOURCE Décrochage & Dean Inc.