Our boys have smartened up their look to travel to France this summer with a new tailor-made suit which all the Northern Ireland players and officials will be wearing.
The Belfast menswear retailer Bogart, the Irish FA’s official suit partner, has worked in conjunction with lifestyle brand Herbie Frogg to design and produce the official suit for what will be Northern Ireland’s first appearance in a major football tournament in 30 years.
The bespoke suit is a navy three-piece, with a white shirt and green and navy tie. The look is completed by a pair of brown Derby shoes.
Some Northern Ireland players, including Gareth McAuley and Jonny Evans, took time out from preparing for Monday night’s home friendly against Slovenia to visit Bogart’s Callender Street store on Saturday afternoon to get fitted for their suits.
John Keenan, Managing Director of Bogart, said they have been working closely with the IFA on the design and style of the suit.
"We’re very proud of the finished product and delighted to be able to let the fans see what the players will be wearing when they board that plane for France," he said.
The green and navy tie will soon be available for the public to buy.
Bogart is Belfast’s longest-established city centre menswear retailer, having been in business since 1971. The company operates two Belfast stores, in Ann Street and Callender Street, as well as a shop in Newry’s Canal Court.
The family business is headed up by Newry native and company Managing Director John Keenan, working alongside sons Gary, Mark and Neil.