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Redesign

’47 Redesign Runway Show 2018

Introduced last year, ’47 Redesign is a platform for designers to reinterpret ’47’s licensed sportswear. For the second consecutive year, we invaded Pratt Institute’s “Deconstruct/Reconstruct” course, offering design students an opportunity to resusc...
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ROCK CHALK JAYHAWK

In 1891, basketball's first rulebook was born in Springfield, Massachusetts where instructor James Naismith was tasked with creating a game that could keep rambunctious young athletes at bay. A soccer ball and a couple peach baskets later, Naismith’s...
OG Slick

SO LA FOR SO LONG

Take a walk through the streets of Los Angeles, and you’re guaranteed to see at least two things: incredible graffiti and basketball hoops. Paint on walls and sneakers on concrete are an indelible part of LA’s character, and with the arrival of the N...
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NEVER FORGOTTEN: NATE HARDY & MIKE KOCH

Upon returning from duty, wounded service members most often request something so simple as a cap –– a way for them to cover head wounds from combat. This reality inspired the founding of Operation Hat Trick (OHT) –– an organization dedicated to help...
Patriots Nation

PATRIOTS NATION: A TRADITION

Calling something a new tradition almost seems like an oxymoron –– but all great things have to get their start somewhere. When Roxanna Rajabi’s parents emigrated from Iran to Boston, there would undoubtedly be some adjustments. Almost as a rite of p...

GO PACK GO

In the small town of Stratford, Wisconsin, the sunrise is a standard wake-up call for Gail Reckner’s family, who has devoted countless early mornings and long days tending to their farm. This is a way of life for plenty of Wisconsinites –– a proud an...
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...