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State Traditions introduces 2014 apparel and accessories collection
Series: Golf Buzz
Published: Friday, March 14, 2014 | 10:36 a.m.
Who doesn't take pride in their state? I come from Rhode Island -- the smallest state in the Union, in case you hadn't heard -- and I sure do.
Thanks to a company called, "State Traditions," you can show off that pride like never before.
State Traditions, based out of Birmingham, Ala., has released its 2014 collection of state-inspired apparel and accessories, available now at finer green grass shops and resorts nationwide and on the brand’s website www.statetraditions.com.
The extensive State Traditions collection is made up of caps, visors, polos, belts, neckwear, and button-front shirts. Those items use the outlines of all 50 states to offer golfers a clean-looking alternative to the loud logos prevalent today.
"Our brand connects emotionally with consumers, everyone has a home state, alma mater or favorite team," says Keith Brown, President of State Traditions. "Whether it's on a golf trip with buddies or at a gameday tailgate, our pieces communicate those feelings in a timeless way."
Each piece of apparel and each accessory from State Traditions offers a choice of state silhouette in its respective flag pattern or colors reflective of its popular sports teams.
Retailing from $3 to $80, the State Traditions 2014 lineup is anchored by its robust headwear range, according to the company. The 100-percent cotton caps and visors, State Traditions says, marry classic style with modern design elements suitable for both sporting and everyday activities.
Along with a healthy offering of apparel for golfers -- the polos, caps, visors and belts -- State Traditions also offers premium ball markers and divot repair tools.
To learn more about State Traditions, visit www.statetraditions.com.