Russell Westbrook quickly climbed the style ranks to become one of the NBA’s top trendsetters. His sartorial success has transitioned outside of the game, with a range of fashion ventures. Today the Oklahoma City Thunder guard played the role of stylist, picking out Grant Hill’s outfit for NBA TV’s Inside Stuff. During the segment, “From Hoops to Threads,” Westbrook and Hill break down his on-court basketball game and his off-court fashion game.
Within the piece, Westbrook explained his approach to dressing: “I usually start from the kicks and work my way up.” He also spoke about his frustrations when he unable to play, from a fashion perspective:
“I’m taking all my suits to the dry cleaners and I’m not picking them up until after the season. The only time you see me in a suit is when I’m on the bench.”
The final ensemble had Hill styled in white sneakers, light blue … Read More »
Rise Sport, a sunglasses company specializing in custom-designed sports fashion sunglasses, has partnered with Miss Fanatic, an official NBA licensee, to add a new item to the NBA fan fashion game. The companies have developed a line of NBA-themed shades for all 30 teams, now available at store.nba.com.
“We are very excited about our partnership with Miss Fanatic,” said Theresa Majeed, Co-Founder of Rise Sport. “The goal of our eyewear is to offer NBA fans a unique opportunity to accessorize their current style with custom-designed sunglasses, allowing them to support their favorite teams, not just on game day, but every day.”
The team accessories, in both wayfarer and aviator silhouettes, blend sporty style with a fun and fashionable flair. The line features three different designs, with prices ranging from $39.95 to $79.95.
The Etched Pilot Aviator Sunglasses offer a look that is sleek and simple, with team … Read More »
After launching a successful collection of MLB-branded handbags, Dooney & Bourke has set its sights on the college crowd. The company created a Collegiate Collection of accessories for 15 schools, including: Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Clemson, Florida, Florida State, Georgia, Kentucky, LSU, Miami, Nebraska, Penn State, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas A&M.
There are six different styles featured in the line, including satchels, hobos, wristlets, and totes. The spirited accessories are lightweight and durable, and made of coated canvas and trimmed with bridle leather. Pieces were designed with a white base and are decorated with team colors and all-over school logos.Prices range from $88 for the NCAA Large Slim Wristlet, to $248 for the NCAA Satchel and Zip Top Shopper.
To shop the complete Dooney & Bourke Collegiate Collection, visit here. Check out a preview of featured styles below:
NCAA Alabama Satchel ($248)
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Ferragamo has tapped Henrik Lundqvist as part of it’s new campaign, dubbed “A Man’s Story.” The digital menswear series is described as “an online project highlighting the notion of ‘making your own rules’.” The New York Rangers goaltender is the only athlete included the series, featured alongside actor Douglas Booth and music artist A$AP Rocky among others. The men tell their own stories through photos and video footage, while showcasing the company’s new Spring ’15 collection. Francesco Carrozzini served as the photographer and filmmaker of the product, with Massimiliano Giornetti as the creative director.
“For a man to have a vision and the courage of his convictions is both noble and timeless, as relevant today as it was a century ago when Salvatore Ferragamo went out on a limb to launch his shoe-making business,” recounts Creative Director, Massimiliano Giornetti. “Had he not … Read More »
The 64th NBA All-Star Game will tip-off on February 15th in New York City, and adidas has revealed the 2015 player uniforms to coincide with the festivities. All-Star apparel is often created as a nod to the host city, and this year’s Big Apple styles feature a fashionable flair. The overall design aesthetic is sleek and simple and a sharp contrast to many of the All-Star looks that we’ve seen in the past. adidas described the inspiration behind the new hardwood fashions:
The uniforms pay tribute to New York City’s basketball history and unique boroughs while personifying the city’s legacy as the mecca of sports, music and fashion. The clean, timeless design is inspired by classic sports uniforms and barnstorming basketball teams from the early 20th century.
For the first-time in an NBA All-Star Game, player first and last names … Read More »
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 »