USA RUGBY AND J.CREW AGREE ON FORMALWEAR PARTNERSHIP

Posted on Sep 11, 2019 by Brad McCabe




  • J.Crew inked as Official Suiting Provider and Official Formalwear Partner to USA Rugby Men’s and Women’s Eagles
  • Partnership provides custom formalwear to the Men’s Eagles ahead of Rugby World Cup 2019 campaign, additionally outfitting Women’s Eagles XVs.
  • In tandem, J.Crew and USA Rugby Official Kit Provider, Canterbury, have also launched new line of classic rugby shirts now available to fans and supporters alike.

 USA Rugby today announced a one-year formalwear partnership with J. Crew, where the clothing line will become the Official Suiting Provider and Official Formalwear Partner to the USA Men’s Eagles during their Rugby World Cup 2019 campaign.

“Very happy to welcome this new collaboration with J.Crew, and additionally excited to involve Canterbury,” noted USA Rugby Commercial Director, Mark Griffin, “The tradition of the sport is what remains most memorable as players, so providing this incentive to the Men’s and Women’s Eagles is gratifying.”
As part of the partnership, J. Crew will outfit the Men’s and Women’s Eagles with custom formalwear, as is tradition with major tournament and global competitions. J.Crew is also partnering with USA Rugby Official Kit Supplier, Canterbury, in developing a line of classic rugby shirts. In July, a group of Men’s Eagles joined J.Crew for an exclusive introduction to the line of apparel that is now available online.

“J.Crew’s classic rugby shirts have been a staple of the brand for many years which made the collaboration with USA Rugby Official Kit Supplier a natural choice,” says Dan Winkworth, VP of Men’s Design. “As a lifelong Rugby fan, I’m thrilled to get the opportunity to work on this and help keep the USA Rugby team looking sharp.”

J.Crew, known for its classic Ludlow suit, offers casual classics and formalwear that feels of-the-moment season after season, decade after decade. Known for its classic authentic perspective and incredible collaborations, J.Crew brings the established influence of style to each National Team while competing on the global stage.

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