Modelling the superhuman… (re. sports uniforms)

Great thoughts at A Brief Message on (of all things) sports uniforms design:

Want to understand the state of contemporary sports uniform design? I have one word for you: superheroes.

The signs are everywhere […]

Unfortunately, it puts sports on an unattainable fantasy plane, which puts a serious dent in the aspirational appeal that’s always been one of the sports world’s nicest, most romantic elements. As a kid, I thought (however misguidedly) I could grow up to be a ballplayer. But most kids are smart enough to know they’ll never grow up to be Superman.

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