- – The design has motifs of choir and fern drawn by hand in a celebration of Maori culture.
– The RWC Replica T-Shirt starts with the size of the youngsters of $ 110, $ 150 for adults
– The All Blacks will wear the T-shirt for the first time in its first World Cup match against South Africa on September 21.
You've revealed the All Blacks strip for the Rugby World Cup 2019. And yes, it's black.
This last maillot was released at an Adidas store in Auckland this morning.
The shirt pays tribute to the Maori and Japanese cultures.
Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto, world renowned for its avant-garde designs, said: "We wanted to create a T-shirt that would bring together the Japanese and Maori cultures. Design has corn-fern motifs and hand-drawn fernings in a Maori culture celebration. I'm privileged to work on such an important project and I wish the team was the best luck in the tournament. "
The evolution of the All Blacks t-shirt
Kaihautu (Maori consultant) of New Zealand Rugby, Luke Crawford, who gave advice to Adidas about Maori design, said: "The fern design represents the legacy of those players who took the shirt in the past , while the running choir represents younger players – The All Blacks of the future. I think that Y-3 has really captured the mauri (essence) of what the All Blacks t-shirt represents and how it represents us, and has created a truly beautiful piece . "
Taking into account the innovative design of the latest All Blacks T-shirt, the key technological elements of RWC2019 design include the use of seamless fabric technology. The construction of the T-shirt was totally automated and aims to offer unmatched adjustment, strength and speed and is 25 percent lighter than the previous designs.
As with the previous T-shirts of the Rugby World Cup, the RWC trophy is highlighted in the right sleeve and recognizes the successes of the Rugby World Cup of All Blacks in 1987, 2011 and 2015. The RWC2019 logo is To the right of the chest, which sees the adidas logo in the center of the shirt. The All Blacks logo of the silver fern continues on the left side of the t-shirt, while the black collar returns to the Rugby World Cup.
All Blacks, Captain Kieran Read said: "We are very happy before the Rugby World Cup in Japan. She is always especially on the All Blacks shirt, and take one that has used our culture to inspire design It will be especially great. On behalf of the team, I would like to thank the Y-3 team for all their work on the T-shirt. "
The fusion of the aesthetics of Maori and Japanese design also goes hand in hand with the design of the training shirt that All Blacks will take to Rugby World Cup 2019. Inspired by the Maori concept of kaitiaki (tutelage) and the Japanese fuku neko (lucky cat), the Y-3 team has designed a mythical figure of the cat that will adorn the back of the training t-shirt. The training camp also includes an interpretation, a T-shirt, a T-shirt and a T-shirt
How much will it cost?
The replication shirt, as well as the training and team of followers, will be available to fans that can acquire from now, including singlet RWC2019 from All Blacks (70 US dollars), the performance t-shirt 80 euros) and the T-shirt ($ NZ90), replica RWC. shirt (youngster of $ 110, adult of $ 150) and high performance shirt of RWC ($ 200)
The All Blacks begin their World Cup campaign against South Africa in Yokohama on September 21. His first test of the season is at the end of this month against Argentina in Buenos Aires. The template for this game will be released tomorrow night.
More to come …