This season, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York happened alongside NBA All-Star Weekend, and the relationship between sports and style grew even deeper. Not only did athletes maintain their status as front row fixtures, but many took the opportunity to launch their own collaborations and campaigns, host events, and rub elbows with the fashion industry elite.
NBA players in particular capitalized on their time in the Big Apple. Many of the league’s All-Star activities took on a fashion focus, including the first ever NBA All-Star All-Style fashion show. For a recap of the event, visit here. Below A Glam Slam offers a look at athletes across the sports spectrum, who made their presence known throughout fashion week:
It has become commonplace to see Anna Wintour flanked by an athlete in show front rows. This time, New York Giants wide receiver, Odell Beckham Jr., snagged the coveted spot next to the … Read More »
The 2015 NBA All-Star game will tip off in New York City, and one of the league’s most fashion-savvy stars is celebrating the festivities with the launch of a special-edition accessory. Russell Westbrook’s signature eyewear brand, Westbrook Frames, has announced an exclusive, limited-edition collaboration with the NBA. The All Star Series collection of shades was designed and curated by Westbrook.
The line is divided into “East Coast” and “West Coast” styles, featuring white and black frames respectively. Both designs are are offered with three different lens color options, in blue, red, and gold. The frames are also adorned with “BKN*NYK” on one side and graphics on the opposite side. The All-Star Series sunglasses retail for $175.00.
The sunglasses are available for pre-order beginning today, on www.WestbrookFrames.com. Only 300 pairs, 50 of each style, were made. Following this launch, Westbrook Frames will continue its relationship … Read More »
The NHL has unveiled fresh new jersey designs from Reebok, for the 2015 All-Star Game. The black home jerseys and white away jerseys each feature pops of neon green trim. The bold color choice, dubbed “elite green,” is new to the NHL fashion game.
This was a fresher spin and a color that is unique,” lead NHL Reebok designer Dominic Fillion said. “No other team owns this color so that was unique and it complemented very well the black and white while bringing a great accent with high visibility. We wanted something energetic and bright enough that it would stand out and grab your attention.
“We wanted something that fans hadn’t seen on an NHL uniform before.”
Additional design features include an updated NHL shield on the chest. The shield features a chrome finish and two stars, meant to … Read More »
MLB Network’s All-Star Game Red Carpet allowed the league’s best players to step into the sartorial spotlight, while offering fans a glimpse into their personal style. Baseball’s top stars had an opportunity to shine stylistically, as the event highlighted their off-field fashion game. An Oscars-style 360-degrees camera showed off players’ ensembles from head-to-toe. Below are the All-Star Game Red Carpet fashion highlights:
Derek Jeter: Jeter was sharply dressed for his 14th and final All-Star Game. The Captain appeared perfectly polished in a dark suit and purple tie, finished off with Ray-Ban aviators.
Robinson Cano: Cano’s style continues to be marked by sleek suits. He was GQ-ready in a bright blue suit, paired with a crisp white shirt and burgundy tie as well as a patterned pocket square.
Miguel Cabrera: Cabrera put his most fashionable foot forward on the red carpet, looking fresh in a bomber jacket with colorful trousers.
Giancarlo Stanton: Stanton was the epitome of … Read More »
In celebration of NBA All-Star weekend, the league’s top players will lace-up in a new crop of special-edition sneaker styles. This year’s colorful creations will clash with the royal blue (East) and red (West) uniforms, but will no doubt place the fashion focus on players’ footwear. As with the All-Star uniforms, shoes were designed with Houston, the host city for this year’s game, in mind. Here’s a rundown some of the sneakers you’ll see on court:
Nike’s All-Star 2013 collection features new releases for LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and Kevin Durant. The specially designed sneakers take inspiration from Houston’s tie to space exploration. In keeping with that theme, aesthetic embellishments include bold colorways and details reminiscent of constellations and meteors, bringing the space concept to life. Each player was assigned his own Houston “mission” on which his shoes are based. The Nike Basketball … Read More »