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Alexander Julian: former 5-year-old in a custom made suit
Alexander Julian is no stranger to fashion — he was born into it, he was raised in it and eventually he would change it. Tuesday...

North Carolina's Roy Williams again will be the Final Four's best-dressed coach
The suit had a pattern of tiny Carolina blue checks, a white pocket square and specially crafted necktie, and when he was done designing it,...

Meet Alexander Julian, Designer of UNC’s Basketball Uniforms
Dipsea, his Yorkshire terrier, nestles into a cashmere sweater. A regular customer walks into Julian’s, and the owner, Alexander Julian, slips away to greet her...

Tar Heels Football Adopts a Winning Pattern (It Has Diamonds)
The North Carolina football team won 11 of 12 regular-season games and made it to the ACC championship game this year, all while wearing uniforms...

Chansky’s notebook: Well-Played Argyle
If the Tar Heels score say 50 points, like they did against North Carolina A&T, that’s a lot of argyle in the end zones! Whoever...

Video: The History Of Argyle At Carolina
Dean Smith asked clothing designer Alexander Julian to design new uniforms for the UNC men's basketball team. The linking diamonds that have been featured down...

From new idea to iconic design
Alexander Julian’s jersey design and iconic argyle have become synonymous with UNC and the Tar Heels’ men’s basketball team. The linking diamonds that have been...

Video: Argyle for UNC football?
It seems the rumors may be true. The iconic argyle design that has graced the North Carolina's basketball uniforms for many moons will make the...

Alexander Julian delivers hall-of-fame style for Roy Williams
From suits, to sport coats, to ties, Roy Williams makes a statement every time his Tar Heels take the court; and the man behind the...

NCAA Names North Carolina as Most Iconic College Basketball Uniform
The NCAA.com this week released its list of the most iconic uniforms in college basketball history and listed North Carolina atop its rankings. In naming...

How An Upscale Fashion Designer And Jim Henson’s Daughter Made Charlotte Hornets Gear Legendary
By 1988, Carolina native Alexander Julian had established himself in New York as a fashion designer known for incorporating bright colors into upscale men’s clothing...

Alexander Julian: I’d like to design the new Hornets uniforms
Alexander Julian told me that story by phone Tuesday, and if anyone knows about the teal and purple, it’s him. He came up with the...

How argyle became part of North Carolina’s basketball jerseys
The brainchild behind the argyle look is fashion designer Alexander Julian. Prior to the 1991–1992 season, former North Carolina coach Dean Smith asked Julian —...

New True Blue gowns also truly green
Award-winning colorist and fashion designer Alexander Julian – Chapel Hill native and UNC alumnus – was determined that his son, Will, was not going to...

A Basketball Hoop Changed UNC Coach's Life
The next time you see Roy Williams prowling the sidelines in a dapper Alexander Julian suit at University of North Carolina games, you might remember...

Lucas: UNC Basketball Mailbag
When did the Alexander Julian Argyle Carolina uniforms debut? Dean Smith asked Alexander Julian to redesign the Tar Heel hoops uniforms prior to the 1991-92...


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