Marcelo Burlon, County of Milan launches collab SSC Napoli with Kappa
The Marcelo Burlon, County of Milan brand is launching a collab collection with Kappa that reinterprets the sporting uniform of SSC Napoli, the football team of Naples.
The Argentine-born designer’s collection will debut this Sunday when Napoli plays Inter Milan, the current league leaders in Serie A.
Napoli players will take the field against Inter wearing the exclusive Kappa – Marcelo Burlon, County of Milan uniforms inside the team’s giant football ground, recently renamed after a fellow Argentine as the Diego Armando Maradona stadium.
Napoli’s only two Serie A title date from the 1980s, when Maradona was the star player of the team.
“A celebratory collection for the team, created to convey the culture, the tradition and all the internationality of Naples and its football team through Marcelo Burlon’s vision and creative flair,” explained Kappa, a leading Italian sportswear label.
“Catalyst and connector with an explosive creative force, Burlon brings his multicultural energy and reinterprets his most iconic visual message for this exceptional partnership, a metaphorical love letter to Naples: the city, the team and its passionate fans,” it added.
The two jerseys blend Napoli’s existing tops, which are produced by Kappa, with Marcelo Burlon, County of Milan’s iconic spread wing design.
The collaboration, which includes footballs, backpacks and streetwear, will be available online in the major international e-commerce retailers. Burlon’s jerseys for Napoli are priced online on the brand’s website at €148.
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