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A SOCCER SNEAK PEAK: U.S. WORLD CUP UNIS

Posted on November 19th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG. No Comments

The biggest question surrounding the U.S. soccer team’s appearance in the upcoming 2010 World Cup: what will they be wearing? Ok, so maybe that’s just Glam Gal’s concern.

Photos of the U.S. World Cup home, away and third jerseys have been leaked. The jerseys are designed by Nike, and feature a large diagonal stripe across the front of the shirt. Apparently, this is a tribute to the 1950 U.S. World Cup team, who famously defeated England 1-0 in one of the,greatest shocks in the soccer world. White shorts and white socks will also finish off the uniform. [Major League Soccer Talk]

From the looks of the potential uniforms, the U.S. team will be representing our country in style when they head to South Africa this summer. The designs are simple and sleek and the tribute aspect makes them even … Read More »



WHO’S HAUTE? THURSDAYS: LINDSEY VONN

Posted on November 19th, by admin in BLOG. No Comments

World champion ski racer, Lindsey Vonn, is one of the most successful female ski racers in American history. She was the first American woman to have won two consecutive overall World Cup championships, in 2008 and 2009. She also holds the U.S. record with nine World Cup Wins in a single season. While she’s won just about every other prize, she has yet to win an Olympic medal; but she will soon have her chance. Vonn cannot wait to compete at the 2010 games in Vancouver and her fans can’t wait either. Many believe she has the potential to become the “Michael Phelps of the Winter Olympics.”

Vonn has always had success on the slopes and with the Winter Games just around the corner, she’s also become a huge hit with marketers. She has signed on with major manufacturer and Olympic … Read More »



THE FUTURE OF COLLEGE FOOTBALL FASHION?

Posted on November 18th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG. 1 Comment

Throughout this month, 10 college football teams will take the field wearing Nike “Pro-Combat” Uniforms. Nike debuted some of the new uniforms and equipment during games last weekend, and will roll out the remainder of the teams’ looks during rival games in the coming weeks.

Many have referred to these Combat Jerseys as the “the next generation” in jerseys because of their futuristic look. The uniforms were also created to be much lighter, so players can wear more padding without feeling weighed down. And in addition to the new gear, Nike has also created slogans for each of the teams, which will appear on specialty tees.

Here’s a complete list of the 10 participating teams and their slogans:

Miami: “The U Knows”
TCU: “Don’t Back Down”
Virginia Tech: “Good Guys Wear White”
Oklahoma: “Stake Our Claim”
Ohio State: “Earned”
Florida: “Finish … Read More »



A NEW LOOK FOR THE TWINS

Posted on November 18th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG. No Comments

Though they fell a bit short in their quest for the baseball championship, the 2009 AL Central champs, the Minnesota Twins, have a lot to look forward to in the upcoming 2010 season.

The team will celebrate its 50th season with new uniforms, a new logo and even a new ballpark. The uniforms, which were unveiled earlier this week, will be worn during the Twin’s inaugural season at Target Field. According to the team’s press release, here’s the lowdown on their new and improved look:

Primary Logo: The team will have a new logo incorporating the new “Twins” script and the words “Minnesota Twins Baseball Club”
The 50th Season Logo will be displayed on 2010 road jerseys and on the home throwback jersey
Primary Home Uniform: The “Twins” script has been slightly altered and updated for 2010 and beyond
Secondary Throwback Uniform: Twins players will wear a circa … Read More »



WEAR THE GAME YOU LOVE

Posted on November 17th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG. No Comments

Every fan remembers great moments in sports: Brandi Chastain’s World Cup winning penalty kick in 1999, Kirk Gibson’s walk-off homerun in 1988 or Michael Jordan’s buzzer-beater over Craig Ehlo in 1989. Just to name a few. Now you can keep your favorite memories close, and wear a piece of the action.

GameWear is a company founded by two college baseball players who experimented with a torn up baseball. After turning the seams into neckpieces and sharing with teammates and friends, they took fan gear to a whole new level.

Today their company allows you to “Wear the Game” on your wrist. Or around your neck. Covering everything from the NBA and the NHL to MLS and NCAA, this unique brand makes its products from the same material used for baseballs, footballs, basketballs and even hockey pucks, to keep you close to your favorite sport, team or player. … Read More »



A NEW KIND OF ‘WIN’ FOR SEAN AVERY

Posted on November 13th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG. No Comments

Many know New York Rangers left wing, Sean Avery, for his skills on the ice. Others know him for his keen fashion sense. The hockey star spent a summer off-season as an intern for Vogue magazine and recently worked with men’s fashion label, Commonwealth Utilities, to present a line during NYC Fashion Week. And now he’s taken up a new hobby: designing houses. Well, kind of.

Avery is among the fashion designers, sports stars, and other VIPs, who have decorated paper mache houses for Women in Need (WIN), a charity that provides “housing, help and hope to homeless families.” In keeping with the theme of “Home for the Holidays,” Sean has collaborated with Parsons The School for Design to create a one-of-a-kind decorative house to be auctioned off at charitybuzz.com. You can bid on Avery’s house thru November 30th and … Read More »



WHO’S HAUTE? THURSDAYS: JOZY ALTIDORE

Posted on November 12th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG. No Comments

As an integral member of the U.S. National Soccer Team, Jozy Altidore helped the squad qualify for the upcoming 2010 World Cup in South Africa. This 19-year old striker was the youngest U.S. player to score in the Major League Soccer (MLS) play-offs, in his first international game and in a World Cup Qualifier. He is also the youngest U.S. player to record a hat trick. Jozy was part of the team at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing and he has recently been loaned to the Hull City team of the English Premier League (from the Villarreal team of the Spanish Primera Division and the U.S. National Team) for the 2009/2010 season.

Once a New York City resident, Jozy has admitted that he loves the city’s … Read More »



SERENA GOES GLAM

Posted on November 11th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG. No Comments

Serena Williams was honored as one of the “Glamour Magazine 2009 Women of the Year,” in a ceremony held at Carnegie Hall. Glamour recognized a variety of funny, brave, courageous and strong women, and Serena was among these 11 lovely ladies.

Tyra Banks presented the award to Serena, who also addressed the young women in the crowd explaining, “You can do whatever you want to do. The most important belief is self-belief.” [Glamour]

And the tennis champ looked gorgeous in a red hot, one-shoulder Grecian gown from designer, Pamela Rowland. Her new ‘do and head-to-toe jewels were the perfect compliment to what Glam Gal believes is one of her very best looks.

You can pick up a copy of Glamour’s Women of the Year issue on stands now.

Did you like … Read More »



UNDER ARMOUR HONORS U.S. ARMED FORCES

Posted on November 11th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG. No Comments

Underarmour, a company best known for it’s form-fitting performance apparel, has partnered with the Wounded Warrior Project, a non-profit organization providing programs and support for injured service men and their families. The two have also teamed up with the University of South Carolina and the University of Maryland football teams, to honor and recognize the services of those in the Armed Forces.

On Saturday, November 14th, the Gamecocks and Terps will wear specially designed black camoflague uniforms, featuring the Wounded Warrior Project logo, in their games against the Florida Gators and Virginia Tech Hokies respectively. The uniforms will also feature an amazing tribute, as the words Duty, Honor, Courage, Commitment, Integrity, Country, and Service will replace the players’ last names on the back of each jersey.

Special fan gear will also be available at college bookstores, local military bases and … Read More »



NIKE’S NEW LAUNCHES: FROM NATIVE AMERICANS TO…A REALLY TALL AMERICAN

Posted on November 9th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG. No Comments

Nike has recently debuted the Nike Air Native N7, a performance shoe designed for Native Americans. After much research and development, the shoe was created to address specific width and fit requirements for the Native American foot and the shoe’s design is also inspired by Native American culture.

To further support Nike’s commitment to the Native American community, profits from the sale of the Nike Air Native N7 will support “Let Me Play” programs on Native American lands, that leverage sports to promote an active and healthy lifestyle.

The Nike Air Native N7 will only be available through Nike’s Native Business Program as an additional way for Native American communities to provide Nike products to their members through health promotion and disease prevention programs.

Nike has also just … Read More »



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