Posted on July 17th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG.


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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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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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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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.

Colin Kaepernick

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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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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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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.

Kevin Durant

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

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


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


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


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

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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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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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Brandon Flowers: Flowers’ tuxedo featured a brighter and edgier version of the hue.

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


(photo via @JRadloff)

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