In celebration of its 20th season, the WNBA has revealed a new crop of team uniforms for the 2016 season. Among the updates, all 12 WNBA teams will wear gear with a special logo on the back neckline of their jerseys, to pay tribute to the 20th season.To honor the three squads that competed in the league’s 1997 inaugural season, team-specific 20th season patches will be featured on the front left chest of the New York Liberty’s, Phoenix Mercury’s and Sparks’ jerseys during the 2016 season.
The WNBA also announced earlier this month that branding for marquee partner Verizon will appear on the front of 10 team jerseys. As the WNBA explained:
To create an updated on-court look for the historic season, the WNBA and adidas, the league’s official on-court apparel provider, will introduce a new palette of colors for 10 teams. The uniforms, designed … Read More »
Following his gig as an underwear and fragrance model for Tommy Hilfiger, Rafael Nadal has teamed up with the fashion house to launch an exclusive collection of suits. As an extension of the Tommy Hilfiger Tailored Collection, the brand unveiled the THFLEX Rafael Nadal Capsule Collection, inspired by the tennis champ.
The range includes single-breasted and double-breasted suits, as well as six limited-edition shirts. The line is meant to merge Tommy Hilfiger’s tailored silhouettes with functionality, engineered to allow movement. As the brand explains: “Our TH Flex suiting offers great style in an innovative crease-resistant fabric that flexes to fit just right.”
Prices ranges from $69.50 for shirts to $550 for suits.To view the full collection, visit here.
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EXPRESS has tapped Chicago Cubs third baseman, Kris Bryant, as its newest men’s brand ambassador. Bryant follows in the footsteps of NBA baller Steph Curry, who served as the company’s first ever men’s ambassador in 2015.
“On and off the field, I am always ready for new, exciting opportunities,” said Bryant. “EXPRESS has consistently been my go-to brand– whether I’m suiting up for press conferences or relaxing in jeans on my off days. I am honored to join EXPRESS as Brand Ambassador and look forward to being part of a brand that is true to my personal style and inspires fans.”
EXPRESS’ debut campaign with Bryant will highlight the 2015 Rookie of the Year, as he’s dressed in apparel for all occasions, from classic cotton sateen Photographer suits and Tech 1MX shirts for dressing up, to casual stretch denim and signature polos for every … Read More »
As part of last year’s NBA All-Star festivities, players competed in the first “NBA All-Star All-Style” fashion show, with J.R. Smith nabbing top honors. While there was no formal catwalk this time around, the weekend still served a runway for the league’s top stars to showcase their personal style. The All-Stars were not only being recognized for their skills on the hardwood, but also for being among the best in the sartorial game. Below A Glam Slam breaks down memorable looks from 2016 NBA All-Star weekend in Toronto:
Russell Westbrook was named All-Star Game MVP for the second consecutive year, and continued to prove was he’s also an MVP on the fashion front. The weekend had him dressed in distinct styles, ranging from a patterned Givenchy jacket to a casual denim on denim ensemble to a double-breasted plaid suit. Westbrook is one of many NBA … Read More »
In addition to their skills on the gridiron, this year’s Super Bowl 50 teams have proven to be among the league’s best-dressed squads this season. All year long, the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers showcased players’ wardrobes for road trips, pre-game arrivals, and post-game press conferences. Footballers from both teams enlisted the help of stylists, to carefully curate their apparel and accessories prior to each game. For Super Bowl 50, players showcased their team pride through their style selections, and chose pieces that paid homage to the host city of San Francisco and the golden anniversary of the big game.
The quarterback style showdown was a battle between two men with distinctly difference sartorial preferences. Cam Newton continued to keep it flashy, wearing a printed black and silver jacket with embellished footwear. In sharp contrast, Peyton Manning once again opted for a conservative style, highlighting the Bronco’s team colors.
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The NFL held its 5th Annual “NFL Honors” awards show, highlighting the best players, plays, coaches, and performances of the season. As the league paid tribute to a variety of on-field successes, players stepped out in their best off-field fashions. For the complete list of winners, visit here. Below is a breakdown of “NFL Honors” fashion:
J.J. Watt accepted his third consecutive “Defensive Player of the Year” award in a clean and classic blue suit, with a patterned jacket lining.
@justinjames99 is ready. #NFLHonors
Helping @JJWatt get ready for the #NFLHonors Red Carpet. It’s a tough job but somebody has to do it. #SB50 pic.twitter.com/y6vf37bbNZ
— Bose (@Bose) February 6, … Read More »
For the second installment of New York Fashion Week: Men’s, the CFDA tapped New York Jets wide receiver, Eric Decker, New York Giants wide receiver, Victor Cruz, and New York Mets pitcher, Matt Harvey, among its five ambassadors. The athletes were lauded for their interest in fashion and sartorial skills outside the game. All three ambassadors made a variety of appearances, and together the were on-hand at the Tommy Hilfiger presentation.
New York's finest. @tommyhilfiger
Dockers helped to kick of New York Fashion Week: Men’s, by celebrating the brand’s 30th Anniversary.
Kicking off #NYFWM and celebrating #dockersturns30 tonight with @cfda Ambassadors @teamvic and @EricDecker87. pic.twitter.com/i3b3Z5u23X
— KCD (@KCDworldwide) February 2, 2016
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Among the festivities for NHL All-Star weekend was the red carpet show, allowing the game’s top players to demonstrate their sartorial skills. The suiting styles of P.K. Subban and Brent Burns have often served as a fashion focal point. This time around, both players again snagged much of the attention.
Subban hit the red carpet dressed in a plaid jacket with black shawl collar, a crisp white shirt, black trousers, and a black tie. The design came from Sartorialto. The Canadian fashion house has created many of Subban’s looks outside the game. As For The Win reports:
“Sartorialto founder Mark Patrick Chevalier says that he and Subban worked on the look as soon as they found out the Montreal Canadiens’ star had been selected for the All-Star Game.
“We worked hard on the look, because it is a big event for P.K. It’s an honor to go … Read More »
Levi’s joined the NFL game last year, launching a clothing collaboration with the San Francisco 49’ers to coincide with the inaugural season of Levi’s Stadium. The brand’s team-themed collection expanded to included six additional squads this season. With Super Bowl 50 touching down in San Francisco, the company has now designed an apparel line to commemorate the big game.
The Levi’s Super Bowl 50 collection for men and women once again includes some of the company’s classic styles including a wool varsity jacket, denim satin jacket, and a plaid button down shirt, each emblazoned with the Super Bowl 50 logo.
The gear is currently available here. Check out the featured styles below:
Levi’s SB50 Wool Varsity Trucker Jacket ($398)
Levi’s SB50 Barstow Western Shirt ($78)
(photos via Levis.com)
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Bryce Harper is among the MLB stars with a vested interest in fashion and a knack for sporting stand out styles. Most recently, Harper displayed his edgy sartorial sense to accept his National League MVP Award. The BBWAA Ceremony had him clad in a midnight blue and black tuxedo, and a red jacket lining decorated with “MVP 15” and his number, “34.” The Washington Nationals outfielder turned to Stitched to create the custom design.
The Stitched shop lives inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas and the company has dressed Harper on several occasions, including his wedding, where he worked with the company to design tuxedos for his wedding party.
Check out his latest fashion statement below:
Also can’t thank @stitchedlife enough for the suit! You guys always make me stand out and be different..Baseball meets fashion one event at … Read More »