Ranking the 2024 NWSL Kits

The 2024 NWSL kits are here! Nike and the league combined together for new primary and secondary kits for clubs in the NWSL. Check out our ranking of the best and worst kits from the 2024 season.

Feb 8, 2024; San Diego, CA, USA; Amirah Ali, Jaedyn Shaw and Elyse Bennett pose for a photo during
Feb 8, 2024; San Diego, CA, USA; Amirah Ali, Jaedyn Shaw and Elyse Bennett pose for a photo during / Abe Arredondo-USA TODAY Sports
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10. Portland Thorns FC

OK, let's make something clear real quick: every kit on this list is one that could potentially be bought, except the Bay FC one. However, with all ranking lists, there can't be five No. 1s, three No. 2s and so on.

With that said, this is a big upgrade! The old 'Ed Hardy' t-shirt is gone!

However, with a batch of kits this good, Portland has to slide down the list. The kits are fine, but they're not the most stellar. The navy blue kit collides with the red crest, but not in an ugly way. Meanwhile, the red crest blends in too much with the bright red kit.

The patterns on the red kit don't make much sense, but the neon lines down the side help lighten the red overload. Also, the yellow letters also offset the bright red.

9. North Carolina Courage

I understand if patterns are people's forte, but they aren't mine. I don't like asymmetrical patterns that don't make sense. The red undertones on the sleeves and sides help even out this chaotic blue Courage kit.

Also, on the topic of this pattern in particular, the line in the center, mostly, clashes with the sponsor. You can barely read who the sponsor is with the bright silver slash in the middle, especially on the word, "Aesthetics."

Meanwhile, the salmon-colored kit is plain, but the color is nice. You don't usually see teams in the NWSL move away from their color palettes (unless you're the Spirit, but they didn't even put their original-colored crest on their new yellow kit). It's nice to see a change from using a plain white shirt for the home kit. Good on the Courage!

8. Seattle Reign FC

First and foremost, welcome back to 'Lady Reign!'

The original crest and name is back for the Seattle Reign. After a few rebrands, the Reign hit it spot on — at least with the navy kit. The white shirt is simply that: a white shirt. However, the navy kit is stellar.

The gold crest is simply divine (if the white kit was better, you know this would be in the 'Divine and Immaculate' category). The double gold lines on the sleeves are a nice touch, as well. It's a clean, simple kit. There are others that stood out above it, but the gold completely makes this kit.

7. NJ/NY Gotham FC

The reigning champions of the NWSL didn't come to play with their kit. There is also plenty of consistency with their black design. Last year, Gotham had a white kit with a blue diagonal stripe down the front. This time, it's a black stripe, with the sky blue (get it?) pattern on each side.

It's a really solid look for the champions. The home kit is solid too, as they take the idea of a 'white shirt' and give it an upgrade. There is power blue toward the bottom. If it was more prominent, this pair of kits would be higher on the list.

However, it's a strong start to the 2024 season — at least from a style rubric — for Gotham FC.