In recent months, Express and Banana Republic have tapped pro athletes to front their new Spring campaigns. Chicago Cubs third baseman, Kris Bryant, followed in Steph Curry’s footsteps as the latest Express men’s ambassador. Banana Republic chose Cleveland Cavaliers forward, Kevin Love, as the brand’s inaugural style ambassador. Now Houston Texans wide receiver, DeAndre Hopkins, fronts Club Monaco’s new Bennett Chinos campaign.
“On any given day, you’d probably find me wearing them rolled at the ankles with a floral print shirt and clean sneakers,” said Hopkins.
The Bennett chino was designed a modified cut, to feature a more comfortable, roomier fit through the thigh. The pants retail for $89.50. To shop the Bennett Chino collection, visit here.
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Following the success of its NFL apparel collections, LEVI’s has shifted its sports focus to baseball, with a new line of MLB gear. In time for the start of the 2016 season, the retailer has revealed the “coastal rivalries collection,” with exclusive designs for four teams including: New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers, and San Francisco Giants.
“From crafting uniforms to dressing fans for game day, Levi’s has been involved in the game of baseball for more than 100 years,” Levi’s® Brand President James Curleigh said. “We’re excited to continue that tradition with the Levi’s® MLB Collection. There’s been a resurgence of baseball-influenced clothing in the past few years, and Levi’s® is in a unique position to create gear that can be worn to a game, but is stylish enough to wear in your everyday life.”
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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
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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.
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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 »