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CAM NEWTON IS GQ MAGAZINE’S SEPTEMBER COVER STAR

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

The September “Fall Fashion Issue” of GQ magazine places Carolina Panthers quarterback, Cam Newton, at the forefront. Shot by Mario Testino, Newton is clad in a Calvin Klein Collection coat over a Superman tee from Under Armour.

The featured story has Cam covering topics like race, his son Chosen, last season’s Super Bowl loss, the league’s expectation of him, how he uses fashion to showcase his personality, and his upcoming TV show for Nickelodeon. To read the full piece, visit here.

The corresponding fashion shoot had Newton dressed in variety of vibrant designer duds. The quarterback is notorious for his off-field fashion statements. In addition to his gametime performance, Newton’s wardrobe selections are typically a topic of conversation each week. For GQ, he was styled in “Fall’s Biggest, Loudest, and Brightest Clothes,” among them coats from Marc Kaufman Furs, Michael Kors and Burberry, … Read More »



OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST ASHTON EATON COVERS VOGUE MAGAZINE

Posted on July 15th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG. No Comments

With the Summer Games quickly approaching, Vogue magazine has tapped Olympic gold medalist Ashton Eaton as its August cover star, alongside Gigi Hadid. The decathlete will be heading to Rio next month to compete, but first he snagged the fashion publication’s coveted cover spot, shot by Mario Testino. Eaton joins the likes of Ryan Lochte, Hope Solo and Serena Williams, who appeared on the cover of Vogue’s Olympics-themed issue in 2012.

Game on! @gigihadid meets decathlete #AshtonEaton on the cover of our August issue. Click the link in our bio to see more. Photographed by @mariotestino, styled by @tonnegood.

A photo posted by Vogue (@voguemagazine) on Jul 14, 2016 at 5:25am PDT

Eaton’s appearance in the magazine also included a fashion editorial. To … Read More »



SARTORIAL STATEMENTS FROM THE 2016 ESPY AWARDS

Posted on July 14th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG. No Comments

The biggest names in sports gathered last night for the 2016 ESPY Awards, to celebrate the year’s top performers and notable highlights on the field, the court and the ice. Each year, the ESPYS offers athletes an opportunity to showcase their sartorial chops. Team uniforms are replaced with bespoke suits and glamorous gowns. Helmets are removed to reveal perfectly coiffed manes. Cleats and sneakers are swapped for luxe footwear designs. Below A Glam Slam recaps fashions from the 2016 ESPYS:

Statement jackets were among the evening’s trends, in the form of patterned pieces and bold hues. Terrell Owens chose a floral printed jacket, while Richard Sherman opted for a vibrant blue textured jacket, to balance out his black-on-black ensemble. Steph Curry’s ALBA Legacy ensemble included a blue velvet design.

 

That jacket though… 👌 #ESPYs 📷: Jordan Strauss/AP

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MLB TEAMS CELEBRATE JULY 4 IN STYLE

Posted on July 4th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG. No Comments

In celebration of July 4th, Major League Baseball released a new crop of themed threads. For this year’s style set, Majestic, New Era and the league worked together to develop the Independence Day designs, again incorporating a stars and stripes motif.

Uniforms aside, there were several sartorial nods to the holiday, in the form of footwear, catcher’s gear and off-field suiting styles. Below is a recap of the July 4th MLB fashion statements:

Teams across the league took to social media to offer a closer look at their special stars and stripes gear.

https://twitter.com/tigers/status/750059146116993024

https://www.instagram.com/p/BHchoeQDbys/?taken-by=angels

https://twitter.com/Twins/status/749996708428337155

https://twitter.com/Royals/status/750043895799709696

Players such as Bryce Harper and Miguel Cabrera chose to take the field in custom cleats:

4th of July cleats for @bharper3407 created by @kreativecustomkicks x @dezcustomz #uniswag

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FRESH BREWED TEES CREATES J.R. SMITH TATTOO SHIRTLESS SHIRT

Posted on June 30th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG. No Comments

Following the Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Championship, J.R. Smith exited the team plane and attended the squad’s celebratory parade sans shirt. Cleveland-based company, Fresh Brewed Tees, has since capitalized on Smith’s shirtless statement.

Fresh Brewed Tees partnered with the Cavs guard on an exclusive, limited-edition tee that mimics the tattoos that cover his chest and back. Per Cleveland.com, what began as a mock-up of a potential shirt style quickly went viral, prompting the company to develop the design in tandem with Smith.

The “J.R. Smith Tattoo Shirtless Shirt” retails for $34.99. To shop the tee, visit here:

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FORMER KU BASKETBALL PLAYER PERRY ELLIS TEAMS UP WITH MENSWEAR BRAND PERRY ELLIS

Posted on June 30th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG. No Comments

Former Kansas University basketball player, Perry Ellis, has announced a sponsorship deal with menswear brand, Perry Ellis. Ellis took to social media to share the news of his new fashion gig.

The photo has him dressed in the brand’s Slim Fit Polka Dot Dress Shirt and denim bottoms. Ellis recently signed with the Dallas Mavericks, playing on their Summer League team.

Can’t wait to get to work! Excited to start the next chapter wearing @perryellis #veryperry #DallasMavericks #sponsorship

A photo posted by Perry Ellis (@pelliz34) on Jun 29, 2016 at 8:36am PDT

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WADE, BECKHAM, CRUZ & MORE ATTEND PARIS FASHION WEEK SHOWS

Posted on June 27th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG. No Comments

Paris Men’s Fashion Week has served as an off-season stop for several sports pros. These athletes are in attendance to view the new Spring/Summer ’17 collections and cultivate their wardrobes for their next year of pre, post-game, and red carpet appearances.

The Lanvin front row roster included Dwyane Wade, Victor Cruz, Nick Young and Serge Ibaka.

Dwyane Wade continued to cover the Paris Fashion Week circuit, attending shows like Louis Vuitton, Dior, Berluti, Balmain, and Lanvin.

#OlivierRousteing @balmain #mensfashionweekparis

A photo posted by dwyanewade (@dwyanewade) on Jun 26, 2016 at 3:43pm PDT

@berluti #mensfashionweek

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2016 NBA DRAFT FASHION PLAY-BY-PLAY

Posted on June 24th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG. No Comments

The 2016 NBA Draft sartorial game was marked by a mix of simple styles and flashy fashions. It has become commonplace for prospective players to seek out bespoke tailors and personal stylists, to develop custom creations from head-to-toe.

Among the evening’s top trends were burgundy and red hues, classic bow ties, and special finishing touches, from personalized jacket linings to signature socks. A Glam Slam breaks down the 2016 NBA Draft fashions:

Ben Simmons, the draft’s #1 pick, chose a sleek three-piece suit from Brioni. In a sea of bow ties, he opted instead for a golden neck tie. Overall, the look was modern yet timeless, keeping Simmons safe from a place in draft day fashion infamy.

https://twitter.com/NBADraft/status/746074723675668480

Ben Simmons on his 3-piece suit: “I’m about to be in a league where no boy’s are allowed, so I went classic." pic.twitter.com/jn5gkSSCnH

— The Undefeated (@TheUndefeated) June 23, 2016

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2016 NHL AWARDS RED CARPET RUNDOWN

Posted on June 23rd, by HeatherZeller in BLOG. No Comments

The 2016 NHL Awards were handed out last night at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Though sartorial honors were not be awarded, the league’s top dressed to impress for the evening. Check out a recap of the red carpet fashions below:

PK Subban, sporting a sleek, shawl collar jacket with black lapels from Sartorialto, paid homage to PK’s Helping Hand fund, adding a decorative element to the front breast pocket of his jacket.

The gang’s all here! @NHL pic.twitter.com/tlAto20wbd

— P.K. Subban (@PKSubban1) June 22, 2016

Brent Burns is never one to shy away from a flashy red carpet fashion statement. Last night, the San Jose Shark stepped out in a teal and black tux, accessorizing with a black bow tie and his signature beard.

Patrick Kane, the evening’s Hart Trophy winner, donned a custom, navy tuxedo with black shawl collar, created by Gents Playbook.

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DOONEY & BOURKE ADDS TWO NEW COLLECTIONS TO MLB HANDBAG LINE

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

Dooney & Bourke first partnered with Major League Baseball in 2014, for the launch of an original collection of handbags featuring team logos. This season, the brand has once again extended its MLB offerings, adding both nylon and luxe leather styles to the lineup.

The new MLB Nylon collection is bright, bold and fun, in its homage to the game. The handbags range from crossbody bags to hobos to wristlets, each designed in team hues and emblazoned with logos. Rugged russet colored leather was used for trim, while handles and straps are meant to mimic a baseball glove. The Nylon styles are offered for all 30 MLB squads.

For the fan who prefers classic styling, the Leather Collection boasts six silhouettes, each with a more subtle and sophisticated nod to team spirit. The bags, available for 13 teams, feature vegetable tanned leather in a honey-colored hue and a chocolate leather trim, while embossed with team logos and gilded brand lettering and hardware.

The MLB collection is … Read More »



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