Stories

Henry & Arthur D'Angelo Founded '47 In 1947

70 YEARS LATER

Millions of people have shuffled through those Fenway streets in Boston since 1947, where Arthur and Henry D’Angelo first started peddling sports memorabilia to Red Sox fans, loud and proud from their stacked sales vessel. Most of those people come a...
D'Angelos

Dinner With The D’Angelos

At ’47, DNA is in our brand DNA. From an early age, twin Italian immigrant brothers Henry and Arthur D’Angelo went to work in their street cart, carving a spot in the sports licensing industry and never turning back. The brothers attribute their succ...
Jimmy Fund

A Commitment to Conquer Cancer

    1947 was a memorable year in Boston for sports and science. While the D'Angelo brothers were selling the first official MLB pennant around the iconic Fenway Park, Sidney Farber was conducting revolutionary cancer research less...

’47 Fenway Is Here

The year was 1947. The green monster was being painted its namesake color. The Red Sox were playing their 47th year as a franchise. Electrified by the fandom and prideful city they now called home, twelve-year-old twin D’Angelo brothers jumped in on ...

’47 Redesign Runway Show 2017: Pratt Institute

This spring semester, students from Pratt Institute’s “Deconstruct/Reconstruct” course took part in the inaugural expression of ’47 Redesign –– a platform for emerging designers to express themselves by completely reinterpreting ’47’s deadstock of li...

’47 Redesign Launches With Pratt Institute

Classic may always be chic, but a little innovation never hurts either. Self-expression and creativity have long been at the forefront for ’47, which is why we have launched ’47 Redesign, an ongoing collaborative platform for designers to offer their...

Welcome Home to SunTrust Park, Walter Banks

In 2017, the Atlanta Braves will be welcomed home to their new digs at SunTrust Park. The move doesn’t come without reflection of who’s been along for the ride on the fields, or in the stands. Walter Banks, a beloved Usher, and walking textbook of At...

TEXAS A&M PRESENTS THE ’47 X FADER SESSIONS

For three decades, the annual SXSW Festival has been rooted in discovery and innovation – be it new technologies, music, art, films, brands, burritos and beyond. This year, '47 is joining Texas A&M University, a top international institution, in ...
Black Fives

’47 Celebrates The Black Fives Era In 2017

This February, ’47 continues its celebration of the Black Fives Era –– the time from 1904 to 1950 when all-Black basketball teams emerged and flourished amidst a racially divided nation. Despite this reality, players had the courage and wisdom to kno...