While fedoras, bow ties and bling are often among the accessories of choice for NBA players, J.J. Redick has an affinity for classic watches. The L.A. Clippers guard boasts an extension and expensive collection of timepieces, and great knowledge of each item he collects. These factors landed him a spot in The Hollywood Reporter’s Watches issue. To read the full piece, visit here. Below are a few excerpts:
On his obsession:
Sure, it’s an obsession. My outlet is expensive, but at least it’s healthy.
On his taste in timepieces:
Redick prefers timepieces with a face no bigger than a modest 42 millimeters. “I like watches that have a classic look,” he says, casting a warm glance at the IWC Portuguese Automatic on his wrist, an elegant dress watch notable for having seven days of power reserve on a single wind. “The balance of the dial on this … Read More »
James Rodriguez is the latest footballer to join the underwear game. Following in the footsteps of David Beckham and more recently, Cristiano Ronaldo, Rodriguez has developed a signature range of skivves. The Real Madrid player teamed up with Colombian fashion brand, Bronzini Black, to launch his new “J10 James” underwear collection.
The line includes solid color styles, each with the J10 branded waistband. In addition to underwear, lounge pieces like hoodies, henleys and sweats are also offered within the range. To check out the full collection, visit here. Below is a preview of the featured designs:
(photos via Bronzini)
Watch the footage below for another look at Rodriguez modeling his J10 James line:
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Style has become an integral part of the game for NFL fans. Football supporters seek team apparel options that are well-suited for the stands and beyond. Companies like Majestic Athletic continue to redefine gameday style, offering a variety of sizes, silhouettes, graphics and embellishments, adding fashionable flair to team-themed pieces.
In celebration of NFL Style, Majestic Athletic also launched “The Coordinator,” as part of its 2014 NFL Campaign. “The Coordinator” is a football fashion expert. Her style blog, majestic coordinator.tumblr.com, offers tips for male and female fans on how to build a winning wardrobe and develop a game plan for regional team style. The full fashion play-by-play can be found at majesticathletic.com/NFL.
A Glam Slam stepped up to the challenge posed by “The Coordinator,” to style a piece from the Majestic Athletic 2014 NFL Collection. The featured item was the Women’s New York Giants Majestic Royal Blue Draft Me VII T-shirt. The tee … Read More »
Hello! Canada released its annual best-dressed list, featuring a mix of actors, supermodels, TV personalities, and athletes. P.K. Subban represents the sports world, along with Mike Bradwell, wide receiver for the CFL’s Toronto Argonauts, former CFL player, Brad Smith, and former Toronto Blue Jays catcher, Gregg Zaun.
The Montreal Canadiens defenseman has often expressed an interest in fashion and he’s one of the league’s sartorial leaders. Last season, as part of the “NHL Life” web series with L’Oreal Paris Men Expert, Subban spoke about getting dressed for gameday:
“It’s fun. I enjoy it. I enjoy going there and picking out different colors and fabrics and stuff like that. I take pride in how I look when I go to work.”
As one of 50 featured style stars on Hello! Canada’s list, he also shared some additional fashion facts with the magazine:
GOT TO … Read More »
Dwyane Wade hosted his third annual “A Night on the Runwade” event, which celebrated fashion for a good cause. The evening benefitted Wade’s World Foundation, an organization that provides support to community-based organizations that promote education, health and social skills for children in at-risk situations.
The featured fashion show was presented by HUBLOT, with 50 looks provided by Neiman Marcus. Each of the ensembles were styled by Wade’s personal stylist, Calyann Barnett. The festivities had Wade himself dressed in a black, paisley-printed tux.
#family..thanks to #TheBoshes for coming to the #RunWade last night..
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Wade’s teammates, including Chris Bosh, Mario Chalmers,and Shannon Brown, were in attendance and took to the runway to help showcase fall fashion trends. Wade told the Sun Sentinel:
“I really wanted to really incorporate my teammates — you can see them … Read More »
After the successful launch of the CR7 by Cristiano Ronaldo Underwear and Socks, the footballer has expanded his fashion brand to include a range of premium shirts. With his latest apparel offerings, Ronaldo has continued his partnership with New York based designer, Richard Chai, who is also head designer of the CR7 brand.
Similar to the underwear and socks, the new shirts are meant to provide an upscale take on men’s wardrobe essentials. Ronaldo described the inspiration behind his fashion collections:
“For me, a strong foundation is the most important thing throughout every area of my life.
In my sporting life, a strong foundation enables me to perform at my very best and I apply the same principle to my personal life, business life and the way I dress.
Dressing well gives me confidence to be the best that I … Read More »
NBA players are always looking for ways to outshine the competition within the league’s style game. Matt Barnes is among the athletes who works closely with a stylist, Brandon Williams, to prepare each of his off-court looks. The Los Angeles Clipper describes his style as “simple is more,” and often documents his wardrobe choices on Instagram. While key pieces stand out in each ensemble, his approach to dressing is not as loud as other NBA players.
Barnes and Williams recently appeared on TMZ Sports, to talk about NBA fashion and sartorial “trash-talking.” Click the photo below to watch the full segment:
To elevate his gameday style this season, Barnes has also partnered with Malibu Clothes. The Beverly Hills based retailer offers high-quality menswear, including suits, sports coats, trousers, sportswear, and accessories. Below is a look at Barnes modeling apparel from Malibu Clothes:
(photo via @matt_barnes9)
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Athletes hit the red carpet to celebrate the premiere of the “Beyond the Lights” movie, where Amar’e Stoudemire serves as a producer. Amare’s New York Knicks teammate, Iman Shumpert, was among those in attendance.
Prior to the premiere, Shumpert spoke with WWD about developing his personal style in college, fashion advice from Tyson Chandler, his desire to sit front row at Paris Fashion Week, why he chooses not to work with a stylist, and the NBA Style of his competitors. To check out the full piece, visit here. Below are a few excerpts:
WWD: Speaking of stylists, why don’t you have one?
IS: They’re putting you in a style that most people are in because it’s the trend. So you might have on the same outfit as everyone else. You’re not going to find me in something someone else … Read More »
The NBA recently revealed the latest crop of Christmas Day jerseys from adidas, to be worn by players this holiday season. Fans can also get into the fashion spirit, as Forever Collectibles has unveiled a new range of NBA Player Ugly Sweater styles. The company offers the sports-themed fashions for NFL, MLB, NHL and NCAA teams as well.
The officially licensed apparel merges NBA team colors and logos with holiday-inspired graphics like snowflakes and Christmas trees. In addition to team-themed designs, the company has created player specific styles. Incorporated within the eclectic creations are the names and numbers of some of the league’s top stars. Fans can shop the NBA Ugly Sweaters at NBAStore.com or ClarksToys.com. The fashions retail for $64.96.
The NBA’s 2014 Christmas Day games are as follow:
12 p.m. ET: Wizards vs. Knicks on ESPN
2:30 p.m.: Thunder vs. Spurs on ABC
5 p.m.: Cavs vs. Heat on ABC
8 p.m.: Lakers vs. Bulls on TNT
10:30 p.m.: Warriors vs. … Read More »
As part of the “Taste of the New York Jets” festivities, team members will participate in a fashion show featuring menswear styles from Saks Fifth Avenue. Ahead of his runway appearance, Demario Davis got some assistance with his sartorial game, thanks to a visit from Saks VP, Men’s Fashion Director, Eric Jennings. The Jets partnered with Saks Fifth Avenue on a menswear series called “Fashion Blitz.”
Jennings visited the Jets linebacker for a “Fashion Blitz” of his closet. He checked out Davis’ wardrobe options, the fit of his suits, clothing items that need to be replaced, and his vast collection of sneakers. Within the piece, Davis also spoke about his NFL style inspiration and his fashion evolution.
On his interest in fashion:
The first thing you realize is that it’s a business, once you get to the NFL. I’m not just on the field anymore, its about on the field and off the field.
On his fashion inspiration:
One of the guys that I … Read More »