Often touted as the “Super Bowl” of Fashion, NYC was invaded by celebrities, models, fashion icons and yes, athletes, to celebrate Merecedes Benz Spring 2010 Fashion Week. With so many sports stars jumping on the designing bandwagon, it’s no surprise that some of the hottest designers have also begun to showcase
athletic-inspired fashions on the runways, including one of Glam Gal’s absolute favorites – Alexandar Wang.
An MVD (Most Valuable Designer) at this year’s Fashion Week, Wang’s models sported some of the biggest trendsetting looks. The sportswear inspiration was evident in his runway show, from the varsity letterman sweaters and baseball shorts to sweatshirts with leather shoulder pads resembling American football apparel.
And here’s the lowdown on the Spring 2010 trends from some classic sportswear favorites: Lacoste and Y-3.
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In one of tennis’ great comeback stories, new mom Kim Clijsters clinched the U.S. Open title. And no one was happier than Fila. Throughout her run, Kim sported a classic red, white and blue FIla ensemble from the 2009 Women’s Heritage Collection. The 26-year old has already met with Fila’s apparel team to talk about styles for next Spring. Glam Gal can’t wait to see what’s in store!
Which other tennis star also signed a deal with Fila? None other than U.S. hottie James Blake. Fila and Blake joined forces to create a collection that is said to be inspired by James, his life and interests and incorporates the heritage of the Fila brand with a contemporary twist. Blake said he wanted the line transitional, to include … Read More »
This year’s U.S. Open was as much of a fashion show as it was a tennis tournament, with competitors showcasing their tennis ability and their fashion sense. Even Vogue’s Anna Wintour took a break from NY Fashion Week to watch her favorite sport and cheer on her good friend, Roger Federer.
And Anna should be proud, as this year’s players stepped up their game looking very fashion-forward at Arthur Ashe Stadium. The tennis trophies have already been awarded, but here’s a list of A Glam Slam’s top U.S. Open Fashion honors:
Best Kicks: Melanie Oudin
U.S. newcomer, 17-year-old Melanie Oudin, definitely won the hearts of the fans. While her outfit was a bit boring, Oudin rode her way to the quarterfinals thanks to her Adidas sneakers featuring the word “Believe.” The bright pink and yellow sneakers were a huge hit, so much so that … Read More »
For the third consecutive season, country beauty Faith Hill has recorded the opening theme for NBC Sunday Night Football. The song, “Waiting All Day for Sunday Night,” is actually set to the original Joan Jett song, “I Hate Myself for Loving You.” As if her killer voice wasn’t enough, check out the sexy black mini and thigh-high leather boots that Faith rocks in this promo. Talk about a touchdown!
While we might not all be gorgeous Grammy winning artists, we can easily get Faith’s look for less. Glam Gal loves these affordable options from American Apparel and Jeffrey Campbell.
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of year – it’s Fall and the leaves are changing, football has taken over my weekends, October baseball is here and I can finally break out my over-the-knee boots.
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