It’s back-to-school time and everyone knows what that means: a new wardrobe! No Redbird’s closet is complete without a classic lineup of apparel staples to rep your team on campus and everywhere else. Check out our recommendations for your best options to show off your #RedbirdPride for every occasion, near and far.

Game day classic


Illinois State game day T-shirt

Whether you’re at Hancock Stadium for Redbird football, tailgating on a sunny Saturday, in the stands for a soccer game at Adelaide Street Field, or catching the volleyball action at Redbird Arena, this shirt has you covered to #BackTheBirds all fall. We think everyone looks good in Redbird red. (The Alamo II).

Athleisure look 


Women’s Illinois State sweatpants

Ladies, comfort is key for your everyday fashion. Whether you’re running errands, running to class, or running on the treadmill, these joggers are going to be your new favorite pair of sweats. (Barnes & Noble).

Easy accessory


Redbird scarf

We all know that accessories can make or break an outfit. You’ll never miss the mark when you use this cute scarf as the finishing touch before you walk out the door. (Fanatics).

Go-to graphic tee 

Spack shirt

Spack Attack T-shirt

The iconic mustache says it all. Head coach Brock Spack is preparing to lead Redbird football to another successful season on the field, so do your part and support the ‘stache from the stands! (The Alamo II).

Classy option 

Redbird shirt

Men’s Redbird button-down shirt

Guys, the classic button-down shirt doesn’t have to be boring. Spice up your workday or date-night with some Redbird flair. (The Alamo II).

Classic spirit shirt 


Redbird women’s spirt shirt

It may get a little chilly this fall, but that doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice style with a bulky jacket or sweatshirt. Add this classic spirit shirt to your apparel arsenal and look (and feel) comfortable and cool all fall while you’re backing the ‘Birds. (Barnes & Noble).

“I haven’t washed my hair in a week” look


Redbird hat

We’ve all been there. You may have pulled an all-nighter and are running on 13 cups of coffee and you just don’t even have time to shower. Not to worry—grab your trusty ‘Birds ball cap and head out the door. You re ready to take on the day and looking good doing it! (Zephyr Headwear).

“I work out” 

Long-sleeve shirt

Redbird long-sleeve shirt

Newsflash: The “athleisure” look isn’t just for the ladies. Rock this Redbird dri-fit at the gym, at the tailgate, or at the game and know you’ll look good (and athletic!) doing it. (Barnes & Noble).

Residence hall decor

Canvas prints, frame

Redbird canvas prints and picture frame

Back to school isn’t just about new clothes. You can also deck out your new digs on campus with Redbird canvases, prints, and picture frames! These are also great for alumni who want to show off that Illinois State spirit at home or in the office. (Paulson Designs).

Fly your colors high 


Redbird fan flag

Perfect for a wall, flagpole, or tailgate, this flag lets everyone know you’re a serious ‘Birds fan. Fly that flag with pride, Redbirds! (College Flags & Banners Co.).