MILAN — Giorgio Armani has unveiled on Monday a new partnership with the Italian Soccer Federation.
In particular, the designer and the Italian sport institution have signed a four-year partnership that will see the country’s national soccer team wearing formal off-field Emporio Armani uniforms.
Previously, the Armani company created the uniforms for the Italian national soccer team for the 2012 and 2016 Olympics and for the 1994 World Cup. In addition, the fashion house designed the official uniforms for the Newcastle United, Chelsea and Bayern Munich soccer teams.
In all the official occasions, the members of the team will sport an Emporio Armani jersey suit, a shirt and an overcoat with detachable linings, all embellished with the Italian Soccer Federation’s shield. In addition, Armani designed shoes, a kit bag, a backpack, a belt, small leather goods and a pair of sunglasses.
Emporio Armani uniform for the Italian soccer team.
“This agreement makes me particularly happy: I am returning to football after my experience with Chelsea and Bayern, and once again I am dressing the Italian national team, as I did for the 1994 World Cup,” Armani said. “I am proud to partner with the FIGC and to offer our athletes my idea of soft