Entitled ‘Source Material’ Franchise’s SS21 collection acknowledges the breadth of basketball and related ephemera that the label’s designers look to for inspiration. This range of apparel filters nostalgia for golden eras of the game and legendary players through a contemporary design lens. The results appeal far beyond the world of basketball—in fact, in a way they deny the possibility of delineating basketball culture from all the other subcultures and contexts with which it inevitably comes into contact.
The Franchise Casa Babylon Tee has quite the backstory. Imagined as a relic from an ancient prophecy of a secret basketball utopia on the Athenian coast. As this new-founded myth goes, the Casa Babylon tee was found in a nearby caldera and will become a part of the collection at the Smithsonian Museum. Here in a washed green colourway with a slightly worn appearance, this tee features Franchise branding screen-printed on the chest, a large graphic print screenprint on the back, and a ribbed crew neckline.
Made from 100% cotton.
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