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 »
In honor of Super Bowl 50, Timberland is tapping into football as the design inspiration for a new collection. The limited-edition Football Leather Collection features a one-of-a-kind boot style using the Horween® Leather Company. The brand has been supplying leather for the footballs used during NFL games.
The boots are available in brown or black, with details that include genuine rawhide laces, 18K gold hardware, a padded collar around the ankle, exclusive anti-fatigue technology, and Green Rubber™ soles made from 34% recycled rubber.
For details on where to find the featured footwear, visit here. Check out the Football Leather Collection styles below:
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Sprayground teamed up Odell Beckham Jr., Jarvis Landry and Jeremy Hill to create limited-edition backpacks, as part of a series dubbed “The Royal Family.” Each style features design details associated with the athlete and their team, while showcasing their personal style. To check out the full collection, visit here. Below is a closer look:
Odell Beckham Jr.’s “F-13 Wingman” backpack was inspired by his New York Giants jersey. The accessory is decorated with side panel artwork that mimics his tattoos, a graphic that displays his athletic abilities on-field, and removable side wing panels. The backpack retails for $75.
Jarvis Landry’s “Miami Drift” design features a vibrant colorway with artwork that draws inspiration from Miami. It is also adorned with his team number and removable, interchangeable, side wing panels. The backpack retails for $75.
Jeremy Hill’s “Tiger Mob” backpack was embellished with a scenic Bourbon Street … Read More »
In recent years, Leo Messi has been the FIFA Ballon d’Or sartorial standout, with designs that have included a polka dot tuxedo and vibrant red and burgundy styles, from Dolce & Gabbana. Messi took home his 5th Golden Ball at this year’s ceremony, dressed instead in a traditional black tuxedo from Giorgio Armani. While he opted to keep it conservative on the fashion front, his competitors filled the void with a series of loud style statements of their own.
For the fifth time, Lionel Messi received the #BallondOr award in Zurich on Monday choosing to wear a #GiorgioArmani tuxedo for the annual ceremony.