ATHLETES DRESSED UP FOR THE 2014 ESPY AWARDS


Posted on July 17th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG.

ATHLETES DRESSED UP FOR THE 2014 ESPY AWARDS

The 22nd annual ESPY Awards were held at the Nokia Theatre last night, and athletes brought their fashion A-game for the evening. The competitive nature of sports transitioned to the red carpet, as players vied for best-dressed honors. To increase the sartorial focus, this year’s ESPY Awards Red Carpet featured the Capital One Quicksilver Cam, offering a 360-degree view of each ensemble. Los Angeles Laker, Nick Young, was also tapped to cover fashion on the red carpet. Below os a recap of the 2014 ESPYs Awards fashion game:

Nick Young: Young, who chose Russell Westbrook as his style winner, was dressed in St. Laurent for his red carpet hosting duties.

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(photo via @swaggyp1)

Marcedes Lewis: Stylist Brandon Williams and bespoke tailor Waraire Boswell, the team behind Andrew Wiggins’ famous draft day fashion, worked together again on an ESPYs look for Lewis. Lewis paired a Waraire Boswell jacket and shirt with Oak shorts and Daniel Patrick tights.  

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(photo via @brandwills)

Victor Cruz: Cruz was dressed in Rick Owens, wearing three-quarter shorts with leggings underneath, a concept similar to Lewis. A pair of Paul Smith kicks finished off his look.

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(photo via Giants.com)

Colin Kaepernick: Kaepernick described his suiting style as “clean with a little bit of flash.” He offered E! News a behind-the-scenes peek as he got styled by Rachel Johnson for the ESPYs. Watch the video footage here.

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(Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Russell Westbrook: Westbrook, who is partial to uniquely printed shirts, sported one last night as part of his ALBA Legacy look.

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(photo via @SoleCollector)

Among the evening’s top fashion trends were bold jacket designs. Players across sports donned a variety of vibrant hues and patterns.

Damian Lillard: Lillard made a strong style statement in a plaid jacket from ALBA Legacy.

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(Photo by Jason Merritt/Entertainment/Getty Images)

Tristan Thompson: Thompson’s ESPYs fashion centered around his jacket, which he described as “honey yellow.”  He was styled by Marcus Paul.

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Kevin Durant: Like Thompson, Durant opted for a pop of color, wearing a Masters-inspired green jacket.

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(Photo via Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Malcolm Smith: Smith paired a classic white shirt and bow tie with a camo printed jacket. He was styled by Victor Michel.

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(photo via @malcsmitty)

Richard Sherman: Sherman’s dark textured jacket balanced out his all-white shirt and pants.

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(photo via @rsherman25)

Floyd Mayweather: With a look as colorful as his personality, Mayweather hit the red carpet in a shiny, three-piece burgundy tux with black accents.

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(Photo by Jason Merritt/Entertainment/Getty Images)

While the Auburn football crew was carefully coordinated in school hues, the U.S. Men’s National Team showed off a range of distinct styles.

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(photo via @FootballAU)
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(Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images For ESPYS)

Lisa Leslie: Leslie donned a flowing gown from DeanZign, with a multi-colored pattern and a plunging neckline.

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(Photo by Michael Buckner/Entertainment/Getty Images For ESPYS)

Danica Patrick: Patrick was outfitted in a one shoulder dress with assymetrical hem from Herve Leger.

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(Photo by Jason Merritt/Entertainment/Getty Images)

Lolo Jones: It was red on the red carpet for Jones, clad in a custom two-piece gown from Anthony Ryan Auld.

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(Photo by Jason Merritt/Entertainment/Getty Images)

Maria Sharapova: Sharapova’s black dress from Antonio Berardi featured an unexpected mix of patterns and textures.

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(Photo by Jason Merritt/Entertainment/Getty Images)

Laila Ali: Ali stunned in a belted gown from Michael Costello, in an electric blue hue.

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(Photo by Jason Merritt/Entertainment/Getty Images)

Blue was a popular color at the ESPYs, as evident in the fashion choices of Kaepernick and Ali. Several other stars also sported variations of the hue.

DeMarcus Cousins: Cousins was dapperly dressed in classic navy tux, designed by Chandra Ferrer of Elevee Lifestyle.

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(photo via @EleveeLifestyle)

Blake Griffin: Griffin was styled by Courtney Mays in a midnight blue tux from Waraire Boswell, with accessories from Tom Ford, Del Toro Shoes and Pocket Square Clothing.

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(photo via @notasocialite)

Brandon Flowers: Flowers’ tuxedo featured a brighter and edgier version of the hue.
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(Photo by Michael Buckner/Entertainment/Getty Images For ESPYS)

Walter Thurmond: Thurmond displayed a popular menswear trend at the moment, wearing a shorts tuxedo. The embroidered gold outfit was paired with black loafers.

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(photo via @jksports)

Delanie Walker: Walker ESPYs fashion, designed by Jen Duran of Elevee Lifestyle, featured a more casual take on the shorts trend.

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(photo via @JRadloff)

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