Meet the man behind the classic Carolina argyle
|Hometown:||Chapel Hill, NC|
|Born:||February 8, 1948 (71)|
Alexander Julian grew up in Chapel Hill and a hardcore Tar Heel fan. Julian was nine when the UNC basketball team went undefeated to win...Monday April 22, 2019
Chansky’s Notebook: Old Uniforms, Same Story
Uniforms were different 50 years ago, but not much else vs. State. In the walloping win over the Wolfpack, UNC wore its throwback unies from...Wednesday February 6, 2019
Audio: Meet Iconic Designer Alexander Julian
Alexander Julian is credited with the iconic revamp of Tar Heel sports uniforms. But his journey to creating the legendary Carolina blue argyle was a...
Monday May 1, 2017
The Man Responsible for the Iconic Tar Heels' Uniforms
Alexander Julian is the man responsible for the Tar Heels’ iconic basketball jerseys. In the late 1980s Julian, a designer on a business trip in...
Wednesday March 29, 2017
How Roy Williams ‘epitomizes Carolina-ness’ with his distinctive fashion sense
The jacket is five or six years old now, and it’s the one piece Roy Williams wears that elicits the strongest reactions. Some people love...
Friday January 20, 2017
Alexander Julian remembers redesigning UNC's basketball uniforms
As a famous clothing designer, a Chapel Hill native, the son of clothing store owners and a UNC alumnus, it’s not hard to see why...
Saturday October 15, 2016
At UNC Chapel Hill, The Clothes Make the Fan
Eventually we all end up in an oxford and khakis at Kenan Stadium. I don’t wear jerseys or cheap crew-neck T-shirts anymore. At my last...
Saturday September 3, 2016
UNC basketball uniforms over the years -- the best combinations
The Tar Heel basketball program is rooted in tradition, which explains why so many Tar Heel fans enjoy UNC's Blue Argyle uniforms the best, even...Tuesday May 31, 2016
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...
Tuesday May 17, 2016
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,...
Wednesday March 30, 2016