2017 NFL Draft Fashion Statements
Sleek suits, custom embellishments and spiked loafers made the red carpet rounds at last night’s NFL Draft. This year’s prospective players again turned to custom tailors to generate their own unique style statements. From the bow ties to the bling, the draft served as sartorial prep for the arena arrivals and trips to the post-game podium, once joining the league. A Glam Slam broke down the 2017 NFL Draft’s memorable fashion statements:
For Malik McDowell, a black and white patterned jacket stole the spotlight, when paired with black trousers and a crisp white shirt.
— Freep Sports (@freepsports) April 27, 2017
JCPenney has dressed draftees in recent years. This year, Deshaun Watson was among the future stars whose draft day style came from the retailer. He sported a blue suit from JCPenney’s Collection by Michael Strahan line, along with Christian Louboutin spiked loafers.
— JCPenney (@jcpenney) April 27, 2017
Shoe Game 💯 pic.twitter.com/GIo2H4szKV
— Houston Texans (@HoustonTexans) April 28, 2017
Outfitted by ALBA Legacy, Haason Reddick paired his patterned jacket with a tie and pocket square that served as a nod to his alma mater.
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ESQ Clothing dressed many of the evening’s sartorial standouts, with a custom styles. The company’s designs have become a draft day staple, specifically jacket linings filled with personal touches. Malik Hooker, DeShone Kizer and Ryan Ramczyk each donned a one-of-kind piece from the designer.
— ESQ Clothing (@ESQclothing) April 28, 2017
Corey Davis stood out thanks to his spring style, marked by a vibrant pink blazer and floral tie.
Corey Davis’ blazer is 💯 pic.twitter.com/FczgsLTRFK
— Joe Giglio (@JoeGiglioSports) April 27, 2017
Leonard Fournette and Derek Barnett suited up for the NFL Draft with the help of Thompson Bespoke. Each had distinctly different style selections. Fournette kept it classic in a deep blue design while Barnett made a statement in a red three piece suit.
— Big Cat Country (@BigCatCountry) April 28, 2017
— Philadelphia Online (@PhiladelphiaON) April 28, 2017
Jamal Adams suit swag included a double-breasted style in a white and blue windowpane pattern.
— NFL (@NFL) April 27, 2017