U.S. Soccer in Navy Chalkstripes

Three years ago, On The Fly set out to pick a pattern that would be used for our Signature Gift Wrap. We wanted a pattern that was classic, bold, and unmistakably masculine. Ultimately, we decided on a Navy Beaded Pinstripe. The pattern now graces everything from our gift wrap to our business cards & letterhead to our company car.

So you can imagine our surprise when the U.S. Men’s National Team (MNT for short) introduced a new jersey back in March with a pattern that closely resembles our beloved pinstripe. A couple points about this: (1) We realize it’s not exactly like our pattern since it’s more of a Royal Blue and the stripe is solid and brighter than our Cool Gray beaded pinstripe. And (2) we certainly aren’t claiming that Nike borrowed the pattern from us — we know we didn’t invent the pinstripe. But allow us to indulge in the idea that someone at US Soccer or Nike received a gift from us that would later inspire a new jersey!

If you support our troops — and by that we mean, the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team — you can buy the new jersey from US Soccer.

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Ami

Wingtip Founder & CEO, Ami Arad is the quintessential modern gentleman. He has distinctive taste, an eclectic style, and dresses for every occasion. Ami developed his vision for Wingtip at a young age; even back in high school where four years of speech and debate meant weekends wearing a coat and tie, he was in his element. Years of working in upscale men’s clothing stores and socializing in cigar shops, coupled with his entrepreneurial spirit, inspired Ami to develop Wingtip, a men’s specialty store and private social club.