Welcome to week two of Who’s Haute? Thursdays. For those of you who might have missed last week’s edition, here’s a quick recap. Each week, A Glam Slam will feature an athlete who is relevant both on and off the field, the ice or the court. A Glam Slam will highlight these athletes’ relationships to their sport and their lifestyle away from the game.
Candace Parker shined in her days at the University of Tennessee. In 2008, she was selected as the No. 1 overall pick in the WNBA Draft by the L.A. Sparks and was the first woman in the WNBA to win both Rookie of the Year and Most Valuable Player. Parker missed part of the 2009 season due to the birth of her first child (her husband is Boston Celtics forward, Shelden … Read More »
London Fog, a brand best known for their trench coats and handbags, has announced that power couple Eva Longoria Parker and Tony Parker will appear in their new holiday 2009 campaign. The Desperate Housewives star and San Antonio Spurs starting point guard posed for a series of photos which showcased London Fog’s holiday collection of outerwear and accessories.
According to a press statement, “The Parkers were chosen for the London Fog campaign because they epitomize the modern, romantic and aspirational London Fog lifestyle.” This is the first time the couple worked together on a fashion campaign, but you would never know from the stunning photos.
Look out for the steamy ads, which will debut in December. And check out the behind the scenes footage of the beautiful pair here, as they cozied up for the shoot.
(photo via London Fog)
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Glam Gal is taking you across the globe, to Australia’s prestigious Myers Fashions on the Field competition. The competition has been traveling all over the country for the past year, with stops in New South Wales, Tasmania, South Australia, Queensland and Western Australia, as part of an annual national tour in search of the most glamorous and stylish women in Australia.
The winner of the Women’s Classic Racewear category will be chosen during the Melbourne Cup Carnival, Australia’s most famous horse race. Each year, on the first Tuesday in November, “the race that stops a nation,” takes place at the Flemington Racecourse, and fashion is definitely at the forefront.
In an effort to encourage more women to visit the racecourse, the first Fashions on the Field competition was held over 40 years ago. The competition continues to gain popularity each year and attracts a growing number of high-class … Read More »
What better way to show your true team colors than with customized couture? Yes, you heard correctly. To look your best for the big game, you can now create your very own fashion-forward fangear. These great options will allow you to stand out in the crowd, in a good way.
Haute Fan Couture
Haute Fan Couture was developed by an FSU graduate with a “passion for fashion and football,” who wanted to create designs that would allow girls to show their
team pride, and remain stylish while doing so. Provide your team colors (college or professional) and choose from a variety of styles to customize your very own gameday garb. These super cute dresses are fun for the game and perfect for a party.
Campus Couture offers a wide variety of color and design options for tees, hoodies, sweats and totes. The Fall 09 collection features custom … Read More »
The hottest new shoes will bring you back in time, back to the town of Bedrock. Known as the “barefoot alternative,” Vibram’s FiveFingers is the only footwear brand to offer the joy of going barefoot combined with the protection and grip of the Vibram® Sole.
Unlike conventional sneakers, FiveFingers are meant to connect you to the earth and allow you to move in a more natural, healthy way. They stimulate the muscles in the feet to result in an increased sense of balance, visibility and improved posture.
The new 2009 Vibram FiveFingers collection offers a variety of designs for a wide range of activities that most people would rather do barefoot. This includes everything from fitness training and yoga, to running and sailing.
Vibram’s FiveFingers shoes are footwear like … Read More »
Alexander McQueen and Puma have had an ongoing relationship since 2005. The two recently collaborated to extend the Alexander McQueen for Puma line to include a full collection of men’s and women’s apparel and accessories. A designer known for his innovation in the sports-fashion realm, McQueen continues to push
boundaries with his designs.
The new collection of Puma X Alexander McQueen was inspired in large part by the concept of “Power.” Each season’s collection will have a seasonal theme related to a specific sport. The Fall/Winter 2009 collection references Boxing, a sport closely associated with the idea of “Power.”
Bold colors, unique styles, intricate details and modern design all enhance the “Power” of this sport and make the new collection a must-have this season.
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Welcome to the first of edition of Who’s Haute? Thursdays. Each week, A Glam Slam will feature an athlete who is relevant both on and off the field, the ice or the court. A Glam Slam will highlight these athletes’ relationships to their sport and their lifestyle away from the game.
The Cincinnati Bengals are off to one of the hottest starts in the NFL and that’s due in no small part to their starting linebacker, Dhani Jones. From his days at the University of Michigan to his stints with the New York Giants and Philadelphia Eagles, Jones has been as productive and reliable as they come.
When Jones is not blitzing quarterbacks or tackling running backs, he’s the host of Travel Channel’s Dhani Tackles The Globe, a show that merges sports and culture around the world.
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There is nothing worse than having to climb the stadium stairs in a pair of stilettos. Or leaving your Birkin bag below your seat only to find it covered in beer and
chewed up gum at the end of the game. Or to be the victim of a certain (and explicit) chant because you chose not to support the home team.
To avoid a major violation the next time you attend a sporting event, take a look at A Glam Slam’s Top 10 Fashion Faux Pas:
Wearing the jersey of a team from a different sport, or a team who is not playing in the game you are attending. Unless your wardrobe consists only of team jerseys (which would bring up a whole different set of problems), stick to the teams in the game.
Wearing your own name on the back of your jersey if you are older than the age … Read More »
Move over Becks because you’ve been replaced by a new soccer stud. Though David Beckham has been the face of Emporio Armani underwear for the past four seasons, the fashion house recently announced that 24 year-old Real Madrid player and captain of Portugal’s national soccer team, Cristiano Ronaldo, will be the new spokesmodel for Emporio Armani Men’s Underwear and Armani Jeans, beginning in Spring/Summer 2010. But don’t feel bad for Becks. He’s rumored to be starting
his own branded underwear line in 2010.
Cristiano’s got some big…um…cleats to fill. Which half-naked billboard would you rather see?
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always found it strange that my two favorite things seem to have no connection at all. I can rattle off NBA stats one minute and
share my favorite new fashion trends the next. I split my time shopping
online designer sample sales while checking on the day’s scores. My
two dream jobs are a fashion designer and/or a sideline reporter.
As the only girl in between two boys, my Mom thrived
on turning me into her own little fashionista. And because of my Dad, I was
watching Yankee games before I could talk. When it
came time to choose a college, it’s no surprise that I ended up at a Big 10
school, the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
For the past five years, I’ve been working in an industry dominated by women, where
morning coffee talk does not typically involve a discussion of … Read More »