Evolution of Chelsea Football Kits

Over the years, Chelsea nurtures a huge number of football fans, growing into a long standing football team in England. Viewing joining of Hazard, Terry and Lampard, football fans find more reasons to support the English club. As a football club around London, there are many rivals of the football club. They always could stand out with preeminent performances and proud accolades.

Following analysis and comparisons are benefit to looking at historic designs of all Chelsea football kits. One could know more reasons and understand why the special color scheme of home strips could become symbols and highlights today.

Design Connotation of Chelsea Home Shirt

Many may curious about how the blue and black color scheme took hearts of football fans following Chelsea. Since the establishment of Chelsea, all footballers usually donned blue jerseys as their home football kits. But those football jerseys are printed in a lighter blue tone. They often matched with white shorts and socks in blue or black. The inspiration was derived from clothes donning by then president when he watching football games. Nonetheless, other designs integrating different colors could not be accepted and understood by most football fans.

For the purpose of producing more chic, sleek and cohesive jerseys, designers adapt a blue in darker and richer tone. Such adjustments created an excellent look with socks. After donning such kits for a long time, they determined to adjust kits slightly, and that was also adjustments the last time. The color of shorts were determined by that of shirts to forming more harmonious look. In this way, color flow turned nicely on the basis of optimized color scheme. In addition, white details on shorts and shirts are suitable to each other.

Besides, away and third football kits also witnessed adjustments over the years. Usually, away shirts feature yellow or white base colors, combining some blue details. Nonetheless, manufactures attempt to step out of comfort zone to create alternative strips. Such changes could seen on clothes of different kits season by season, which aim at comparing and testing different effects of them. After a series of attempts, manufactures could control stylist of sportswear.

According to previous experience, we remarked four popular and significant jerseys in 1975/77, 1995/97, 2009/10, 2012/13 season  respectively. Certainly, some will be hit and some will be missed by football fans. Some manufactures believe they should change shirts, adding more interests to them. In general, every significant shirt features special meaning, such as a successful match or winning.

Manufactures produced home shirts in 1975/77 season in simple white collar with the prominent blue base color. Because of hidden meaning of the club, home football shirts in this season are popular among many football fans. The football club was promoted to Premiere Leagues under the lead of then captain Ray Williams. For a connection with a big success, Chelsea football kits became significant for the end of 26-year-long trophy drought history. And home kits in 2012/13 also won support from football fans for non-red details.