June 1, 1995 in Features

Let Father Get His Kicks On His Day

Candy Barrie Sisters Syndicate
 

This Father’s Day, you can be a sport and get your favorite soccer fan jerseys and other sports items from the Soccer International Equipment and gift catalog. This catalog isn’t the most convenient way to shop the company doesn’t take credit cards, there’s no telephone sales, all orders must be by mail. Still, you’ll find an incredible selection of soccer-oriented merchandise, including many unique items you won’t find anywhere else.

Will you be “dressing for less?” Yes. Authentic-looking soccer team jerseys are half the price of brand-name jerseys, and other merchandise is 20 to 30 percent less than similar items sold in other catalogs. Shipping is free on orders larger than $35.

A catalog costs $2. Call (703) 524-4333 to order one.

Designer version

Replica Argentine national soccer team jersey by Adidas, $59.95

White nylon shorts by Umbro, $17.99

Rubber-sole black suede soccer shoes by Adidas, $59.99

Official 1994 FIFA World Cup soccer ball by Adidas, $89.25

Total: $227.18

Dress For Less version

Replica Brazilian national soccer team jersey by Doss, $27.50

White nylon shorts by Umbro from Sports Town, $9.99

Black leather Samba classic soccer shoes by Adidas, $49.99

Mikasa Star La Estrella FIFA approved soccer ball, $15

Jersey and soccer ball from Soccer International catalog.

Total: $102.48

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MEMO: Dress For Less runs weekly on Choices. All fashion bargains featured in this column are available in book form. Send $9.95 to Dress For Less, 177 Sound Beach Avenue, Suite 6, Old Greenwich, CT 06870. For information, send a SASE to the same address.

Dress For Less runs weekly on Choices. All fashion bargains featured in this column are available in book form. Send $9.95 to Dress For Less, 177 Sound Beach Avenue, Suite 6, Old Greenwich, CT 06870. For information, send a SASE to the same address.


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