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NBA FINALS FASHION FLASHBACK: ONE TEAM TEE, TWO LOOKS

Posted on June 26th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG. No Comments

Apparel companies continue to fuse fashion-forward influences into team-themed clothing, allowing fans to transition pieces from the arena to everyday wear. Junk Food Clothing’s range of sports-inspired merchandise pairs the company’s retro vibe with team colors and logos, appealing to sports fans and fashion fans alike.

To celebrate the San Antonio Spurs NBA Finals victory, A Glam Slam styled one team tee, two ways, to showcase the versatility of the company’s sports fan apparel. The focal point of each look was the Junk Food Clothing NBA San Antonio Spurs Tee ($34).

Swapping distressed denim for a maxi skirt and switching up accessories, provided two different outfit options to showcase team spirit. Check out A Glam Slam’s Spurs style below:

Left: Zara jeans (similar styles here), Milly “Irving” Clutch; Danielle Stevens Gold Plated Necklace; Kendra Scott … Read More »



PLAYERS SUIT UP FOR THE 2014 NHL AWARDS

Posted on June 25th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG. No Comments

Hockey’s star players stepped into the sartorial spotlight last night, for the 2014 NHL Awards. The event was held at Wynn Las Vegas and this marked the fifth year that the league has honored top players and performances from the past season. To check out the complete list of winners, visit here.

As in previous years, many players were outfitted by John Varvatos for the evening. Varvatos has collaborated with the NHL on several occasions. During this year’s Stanley Cup finals, the designer admitted that the league is full of style standouts. He told WWD:

“Some of the best-dressed athletes are emerging from the NHL,” said Varvatos. “The players are taking risks and realizing that men’s wear is fun and not all about oversize suits. We’ve been fortunate to dress players from both teams.”

Among the players dressed in Varvatos designs at the … Read More »



FASHION DESIGNERS CUSTOMIZE BRAZUCA WORLD CUP SOCCER BALLS FOR CHARITY

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

Earlier this year, couture-themed football helmets were created in celebration of Super Bowl XLVIII. In similar fashion, a range of high-end designers have put their aesthetic spin on soccer balls, to coincide with the World Cup. LUISAVIAROMA.com, an online luxury fashion destination, teamed up with adidas and top designers on the charitable collaboration. The fashion houses customized the Brazuca, the official match ball of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

The participating designers include Balmain, Dolce & Gabbana, Emilio Pucci, Etro, Giuseppe Zanotti, MCM, Missoni, Rick Owens, Roberto Cavalli, Salvatore Ferragamo, Viktor & Rolf, and more. The soccer balls double as works of art, as gold metal plates, snakeskin, sequins, rhinestones, embroidery, and reconstructed jerseys were among the materials used as decoration. As LUISAVIAROMA.com explained:

These masterpieces will be auctioned on eBay, starting in June and continuing throughout the World Cup Finals. All proceeds … Read More »



ERIC DECKER NAMED THE NEW FACE OF BUFFALO JEANS CAMPAIGN

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

For many athletes, the move to New York is followed by increased involvement in the fashion world. Shortly after arriving in the Big Apple, New York Jets wide receiver, Eric Decker, has been tapped as the new face of the Buffalo Jeans campaign. Decker follows in the footsteps of Houston Rockets forward, Chandler Parsons, who appeared in ads for the fashion brand earlier this year.

The addition of Decker is part of the company’s “Buffalo Pro” initiative. The footballer is set to appear in the Fall 2014 campaign. As Decker told the NY Daily News:

“Their clothes are perfect for my off-the-field style…comfortable, yet fashionable. I’m a laid-back guy, and I love that Buffalo reflects that.”

Can’t wait to show you all my @BuffaloJeans campaign. Honored to be the face of their brand this year. pic.twitter.com/6WYYZxhvbJ

— Eric Decker (@EricDecker87) June 18, 2014

 

Did … Read More »



VICTOR CRUZ & NICK YOUNG FRONT ROW AT CALVIN KLEIN FOR MILAN FASHION WEEK

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

Victor Cruz has become a front row regular at Calvin Klein’s runway shows. With Milan Men’s Fashion Week in full swing, the New York Giants WR was on-hand to view the designer’s Spring/Summer 2015 line. Joining him runway-side was Los Angeles Lakers guard, Nick Young.

Both athletes have a passion for fashion outside the game, but a distinctly different approach to dressing. Each player was clad in varying shades of blue. Cruz donned a Calvin Klein suit, while Young paired a plaid shirt and electric blue jacket with black trousers.

(photo via @CalvinKlein)

(photo via @TeamVic)

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2014 PRE-WIMBELDON PARTY FASHIONS FROM WTA STARS

Posted on June 20th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG. No Comments

At last night’s Pre-Wimbledon Party, WTA players proved that their off-court style sense is as diverse as their style of play. The game’s top females dressed up for the event, held at Kensington Roof Gardens in London. The party allowed the tennis stars to shine stylistically, before hitting the court in their all-white competitive apparel. Several of the ladies were outfitted in fashions from British designers, including Burberry, Stella McCartney and Antonio Berardi. A Glam Slam recapped the 2014 WTA Pre-Wimbledon Party fashions:

Ana Ivanovic: Ivanovic was among the evening’s best-dressed players. She was the epitome chic in a floor length, color block gown from Roksanda Ilincic.

Serena Williams: Serena’s Pre-Wimbledon party style was classic and sophisticated. She donned a belted Burberry trench with a tiered bottom.

Maria Sharapova: In keeping with Wimbledon’s signature hue, Sharapova opted for a white dress and bright heels … Read More »



CHARLOTTE HORNETS UNVEIL NEW TEAL & PURPLE UNIFORMS

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

The Charlotte Hornets unveiled the team’s much-anticipated new uniforms, to be worn for the 2014-15 season. The sartorial overhaul comes after the organization re-branded from the Bobcats back to the Hornets. The updated fashions return to the famous teal and purple color way from 1988-2002. Today the Hornets debuted three retro designs that pay homage to the past, while also incorporating new details. As the team explained:

Each of the uniforms feature several elements tied to the history of the uniforms used by the original Hornets, including the use of stripes, the crossover-style V-neck collar and the placement of a logo on the waistband of the shorts. The stripes appear on the left side of the uniform only and bring back the purple, teal and light blue striping used by the original Hornets, along with the addition of gray.

The white … Read More »



NY YANKEES & DKNY HELP OUTFIT MEN IN NEED FOR HOPE WEEK

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

(photo via New York Yankees)

As part of the team’s sixth annual HOPE Week initiative (Helping Others Persevere & Excel), the New York Yankees helped to outfit a group of men in need. Derek Jeter, Alfonso Soriano, Jacoby Ellsbury, Hiroki Kuroda and Brian Roberts were on-hand to motivate the men and play the role of stylist, getting them fitted in their new DKNY suits. The fashion house and team sponsor donated the formal wear.

The event took place at Career Gear, an organization that provides professional clothing, mentoring and life-skills to help men in poverty become stronger contributors to their families and communities. Women’s Wear Daily spoke to one of the participants, Leon Clarke Jr. He received some surprise fashion assistance from Jeter, who took his measurements.

“Derek Jeter picked it for me,” exclaimed Leon Clarke Jr., 24, dressed in a black, fitted … Read More »



RUE LA LA HOSTS MEN’S FASHION SALE INSPIRED BY NBA STYLE

Posted on June 17th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG. No Comments

Rue La La, an online shopping destination that curates boutiques filled with the best of women’s and men’s fashion and more, is hosting a sale inspired by the NBA fashion game. The event is dubbed “Style Playoffs: Pro Basketball’s Best Dressed.” On the heels of the NBA Finals between the San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat, it takes cues from some of the league’s top trendsetters, including Tony Parker, Dwyane Wade and LeBron James.

The event ties each player to a specific occasion, and the apparel and accessory offerings represent their off-court sartorial style. Fans can shop the sale for the next three days here. To become a Rue La La member, visit here.

“Manning the Grill”

Tony Parker’s sale includes a range of casual styles, like button-down shirts, denim and crew neck sweaters. Below is a preview:

Threads For Thought Blue & … Read More »



U.S. OPEN 2014 STYLE WINNERS

Posted on June 16th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG. No Comments

Golfers displayed a great deal of sartorial patriotism at Pinehurst. Apparel sponsors provided players with a wide array of red, white and blue styles. The U.S. Open also brought out a new range of patterned pieces paired with vibrant accessories. A Glam Slam recapped the best fairway fashions from the 2014 U.S. Open.

Rickie Fowler: Fowler paid tribute to his favorite player, the late Payne Stewart, with his U.S. Open first round fashion statement. Stewart was well-known for his signature on-course style. This year marked the 15th Anniversary of Stewart’s U.S. Open win in 1999. In his honor, Fowler donned a retro ensemble, pairing a light blue polo with knickers and argyle socks. 

Keegan Bradley: Bradley was perfectly patriotic is his Tommy Hilfiger threads. His white polo featured a red and navy stripe design across the shoulder, and continued down the back of the shirt. Keegan’s buzzed about red … Read More »



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