Fire jerseys

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  1. xtomx

    xtomx Member+

    Chicago Fire
    Sep 6, 2001
    Chicago
    Club:
    Chicago Fire
    We are Real (Salt Lake)
     
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  2. Mac97

    Mac97 Member

    Jul 15, 2014
    Club:
    Chicago Fire
    Nothing says "Iconic" like a plain blue and plain white kit.


    We Are Red We Are White...
     
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  3. harrylee773

    harrylee773 Member+

    Jul 28, 2004
    Chicago
    Club:
    Chicago Fire
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Another example of how ********ed this is comes through in the away kit. Brand new colors, and you’re gonna monochrome them out of the white kit? Sofa King stupid. Also, no chest stripe at all, on either shirt, stupid stupid stupid. We suck.
     
  4. rooked

    rooked Member+

    Jan 21, 2013
    Club:
    Chicago Fire
    If no one buys it they will cave.
     
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  5. splunge63

    splunge63 Member+

    Mar 30, 2014
    west burbs
    Club:
    Chicago Fire
    Tire Fire FC!
     
  6. Mikebsiu

    Mikebsiu Member+

    Mar 15, 2008
    Club:
    RSC Anderlecht
    I I can’t believe someone got
    paid to design that all white jersey. Worst fire jersey of all time. Worse than the fire spider man jerseys.
     
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  7. lethargytartare

    lethargytartare Member+

    Oct 2, 2000
    Magrathea, Horsehead Nebula
    Club:
    Yeovil Town FC
    Nat'l Team:
    Scotland
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  8. Old Man!

    Old Man! BigSoccer Supporter

    RIP Chicago Fire
    Mar 11, 2000
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    if they put the bad new logo on a red/white hoop jersey, I wouldn't complain as loudly.
     
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  9. harrylee773

    harrylee773 Member+

    Jul 28, 2004
    Chicago
    Club:
    Chicago Fire
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Hell, if they kept some semblance of a hoop with this new logo I'd be semi-okay with it, too. I'm not saying they should just rip off Boca Jrs whole look, but I mean, they could probably put something aesthetically pleasing together that at least hints at the team's history of having a hoop across the front by doing something like that. As it stands, we'd be one of the blandest teams in an increasingly bland league with these kits (just gonna assume the shorts will be the same color because MLS).
     
  10. TyrusRose

    TyrusRose Member

    chicago fire
    North Korea
    Jun 17, 2019
    This kit design was actually made by the agency that designed the crest. I was told today that while MLS clubs love to submit detailed mock ups to Adidas, Adidas basically always does whatever the hell they feel like anyways and ignore the mock ups.
     
  11. TyrusRose

    TyrusRose Member

    chicago fire
    North Korea
    Jun 17, 2019
    We may just end up with that this season
     
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  12. Old Man!

    Old Man! BigSoccer Supporter

    RIP Chicago Fire
    Mar 11, 2000
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Maybe they'll ignore the logo too? :)

    I hope so, but that needs to be the new look, not a half-ass stop gap for an already poorly executed rebrand. Appreciate the inside info TR!
     
  13. TyrusRose

    TyrusRose Member

    chicago fire
    North Korea
    Jun 17, 2019
    If we end up with it(which I think we do), it's because Adidas went with the original info on the kit. I do hope they change the colors on the logo for that kit at the absolute minimum.
     
  14. CMeszt

    CMeszt Member+

    Fire Crown 4 Life (or until they change it again)
    Jan 9, 2004
    Soldier Field Media Deck. First Row.
    Club:
    Philadelphia Union
    I've heard this too, though more along the lines of not putting in a lot of effort to get it right compared to what the teams request. Seattle's weird pink striped side panel last season was supposed to be a gradient pattern, potentially multi-colored to look like a sunset, but adidas said "meh, close enough." The "camo" thing they had on the home jersey the last two seaons was supposed to be a "carbon fiber" pattern whatever the hell that means.
     
  15. CMeszt

    CMeszt Member+

    Fire Crown 4 Life (or until they change it again)
    Jan 9, 2004
    Soldier Field Media Deck. First Row.
    Club:
    Philadelphia Union
    Though if it is indeed the case that they'd be rolling out an old design kit for next season, the new Boca kit looks pretty sweet, and it's I think on the Condivo 20 template that all the other MLS teams are using, so just swap the colors and add that shoulder strip thing.
     
  16. wolvesfirehope

    Chicago Fire, Detroit City FC, Swansea City
    United States
    Apr 6, 2018
    right, neither of these tops are using the new adidas template with the big stripes on the shoulder that all the other teams are using. they wouldn't have two kits with old templates. they would have one with the new one and one with the old one (see minn united's expansion year kits).
     
  17. Fighting Illini

    Fighting Illini Member+

    Feb 6, 2014
    Chicago
    It's gonna be so hilarious if they try to Frankenstein a red kit with the rebrand.

    Like, all of the defenses will have been for nothing, it was dead before it was even tweeted out.
     
  18. CMeszt

    CMeszt Member+

    Fire Crown 4 Life (or until they change it again)
    Jan 9, 2004
    Soldier Field Media Deck. First Row.
    Club:
    Philadelphia Union
    Well Tyrus said that this was from the design team and not from adidas themselves, which seems to fit with my questions about what they were.

    Interestingly it was Sandalow (or one of the other regular beat writers, I forget which) who said that "Ivory and flag blue" would be "alternate colors" for the team, so it sounds like the team has something in mind with the away jersey in mind, the question is what and when.
     
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  19. CMeszt

    CMeszt Member+

    Fire Crown 4 Life (or until they change it again)
    Jan 9, 2004
    Soldier Field Media Deck. First Row.
    Club:
    Philadelphia Union
    If they wanted a short turnaround, you could make something nice on miTeam's stock '18 template (interestingly, Cinci used the '17 template for theirs last year). But as we all get into in the other thread, the issue is logistics for adidas to do it late on a large scale and if they'd allow it.

    I made this up a while back just using the stock templates. I don't think you could do an off-white or ivory color (or even a light blue) unless it was a special order.

    [​IMG]
     
  20. xtomx

    xtomx Member+

    Chicago Fire
    Sep 6, 2001
    Chicago
    Club:
    Chicago Fire
    It is the "Smell the Glove" redesign.
     
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  21. AlbertCamus

    AlbertCamus Member+

    Colorado Rapids
    Sep 2, 2005
    Colorado, USA
    Club:
    Colorado Rapids
    Not trolling, just bored at work. Those are bad shirts. From this outsider's perspective, you guys should be red and white, not RSL blue.
     
  22. xtomx

    xtomx Member+

    Chicago Fire
    Sep 6, 2001
    Chicago
    Club:
    Chicago Fire
    From an insider's perspective (although us "long term fans" have been told that we are not really focus at the moment), I agree!
     
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  23. TyrusRose

    TyrusRose Member

    chicago fire
    North Korea
    Jun 17, 2019
    The color combination is nice, it's just not Chicago at all.
     
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  24. goldclover

    goldclover Member

    Mar 25, 2010
    Club:
    Chicago Fire
    Give me Fire! Hide that sick emblem in roiling flaming firey reds and oranges! Alas we cannot have the Red Stars actual jersey so make it Fire! Put the red stars on the collar but give me something that looks like demons coming from Hell after the enemy!
     
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