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The 2016 Rose Bowl: Football, Fashion, and Roses

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The 102nd Rose Bowl Game matches the Big Ten Conference West Division champions Iowa Hawkeyes against the Pac-12 Conference champions Stanford Cardinal on January 1, 2016 at the Rose Bowl stadium in beautiful Pasadena, California. But first, ROSES. The Rose Bowl takes its name and bowl-shaped design from the Yale Bowl, where architect Myron Hunt had fond memories and wanted the word "bowl" associated with the stadium he designed. Hunt was a dreamer who had a vision to build a stadium inspired by ancient Greek and Roman structures and set in the Arroyo Seco of Pasadena, CA. He was supported by business...

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Stylish College Apparel Hits Stanford University

Shabbella women's college apparel is both casual and chic and can be worn from day-to-night as a way to represent your team in style. Stanford Cardinals now have an option in casual luxury in their women's apparel options, with this sporty-chic number that is proudly made in the USA using a combination of soft to the touch finely ribbed fabric and sheer mesh wrapped around the arms for an added sporty edge. Casual luxury is now entering the collegiate apparel world, with beautiful options from Shabbella styles that are everything sporty-chic.  Shop the look: Shabbella Stanford top, Nike woven shoes &...

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The Varsity Jacket: Classic Collegiate Fashion

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It’s safe to say collegiate apparel really took off when varsity jackets were introduced by the Harvard University baseball team in 1865 to highlight the team’s star players. Now the timeless jackets are 150 years old.  Harvard baseball players had sewn the old English letter "H" onto the team's grey flannel uniforms. Ten years later Harvard’s football team followed suit and began embroidering the same letter on their uniforms. By 1891, the nine man baseball team regularly wore black sweaters with a crimson "H" embroidered over the left chest, which led to cardigans.       Although commonly worn by high school and...

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How Fashion Brands Are Refining Women's Collegiate & Pro Sports Apparel

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The on-going and continuously growing trend of women's licensed collegiate apparel is no surprise. Over the years, licensing deals with colleges have grown to meet the demand of women who wish to wear figure-flattering, attractive college-branded apparel to their school and college sports games. Collegiate apparel options have drastically changed over the years. Before, anything other than a college hoodie, t-shirt, or tank was hard to find; female students had trouble representing their schools in styles that offered figure flattering fits or appealed to their taste. Now, school pride is widely represented through fashion forward brands who are working to sell...

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