No Cure with Rich Tu

Bakline fans, meet Rich Tu. Rich Tu meets Bakline. One of our latest tees (and favorites) is a collaboration with New York designer and illustrator Rich Tu. No Cure For Rugby has been on our minds for a while, and it … Continue reading →

Future Deluxe & Philip Haynes RWC Collab

Just celebrating a fun and highly structured campaign of sophisticated rugby photography ahead of next year’s Rugby World Cup. More from Future Deluxe and photographer Philip Haynes. Respect all. Fear none.  

Rugged Grace

Today’s uplifting body image news comes straight from Harvard University, where the women’s rugby team stripped down to teach us all a lesson in acceptance. The lettering echoes what the teammates feel about each other as it reinforces not just … Continue reading →

Go America!

Go England! Oh wait, America… is that you?

Love and hate, Rest in Peace

It wasn’t long ago that fashion enthusiasts and rugby enthusiasts collided over a brand Ralph Lauren tried to capitalize on. Did it falter because a US Judge rejected Ralph Lauren’s trademark attempts on “Rugby” or did it falter for another … Continue reading →

NYC Village Lions 2014 Calendar

It’s still not too late to keep track of the days in 2014. You may have missed a few beauties from Jan – and now through March but help support the women of the Village Lions right here from the … Continue reading →

By Rob on 2014-03-02

Winter never seems to want to let go of us here in the northern hemisphere. But there’s Super Rugby on satellite, Six Nations and pre-season for the rest of us. Time to trek through cold wind and hard ground to your … Continue reading →

New Hoodies dropping for Polar Vortex

New hoodies in time for the next round of the polar vortex! Stay tuned.

Kehinde Wiley: Napoleon Leading the Army Over the Alps

We love when the classics mesh with contemporary. This masterpiece by Kehinde Wiley was first spotted by us in the Brooklyn Museum a few years back. This piece stands gloriously in the lobby space and having such vibrant colors, it’s … Continue reading →

Empire GU reveals new brand identity

New York — Empire GU Rugby today introduced a new brand and identity system that sets the visual direction for the Union for years to come. Empire GU officials selected Bakline, Inc. to manage the design services element of the … Continue reading →

For Mud, Blood and Tears

It’s summer sevens time and that means extra sweat. It’s also rugby season so mud, blood and cool beers is a given. We’ve carefully designed a Bakline bandana to help you with all the above. Anchored by our four virtues … Continue reading →

Tyron Louw: Photographer

Browsing the interwebs for ideas, inspiration or entertainment each day we sometimes come across something that makes us stop in our tracks and simply enjoy. Enter Tyron Louw’s collection of sports photography. He has plenty of pics of rugby and … Continue reading →