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COLIN KAEPERNICK DESIGNS A LINE OF HATS FOR NEW ERA

Posted on December 13th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG. No Comments

Colin Kaepernick has joined with New Era Caps to unveil a specialty collection of headwear, dubbed the San Francisco 49ers “Colin Kaepernick” NFL Inspired Collection. The line features three 9FIFTY Adjustable Cap styles. The hats were designed with floral, leather and snakeskin embellishments, for looks that appear both high-end and casual. Prices range from $31.99 to $37.99.

Kaepernick spoke to Esquire about his personal style and his new line of headwear. To read the full piece, visit here. Below is an excerpt:

On His Favorite Thing About His New Caps:
I was able to design three different caps that to me have three completely different styles or uses. One is more of a high-end cap you can wear out at night. Another could be an everyday kind of cap that can go with a lot of different things. And the last one is a refreshing spring/summer … Read More »



SAKS FIFTH AVENUE & JETS TEAM UP ON “FASHION BLITZ” SERIES WITH DEMARIO DAVIS

Posted on November 9th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG. No Comments

As part of the “Taste of the New York Jets” festivities, team members will participate in a fashion show featuring menswear styles from Saks Fifth Avenue. Ahead of his runway appearance, Demario Davis got some assistance with his sartorial game, thanks to a visit from Saks VP, Men’s Fashion Director, Eric Jennings. The Jets partnered with Saks Fifth Avenue on a menswear series called “Fashion Blitz.”

Jennings visited the Jets linebacker for a “Fashion Blitz” of his closet. He checked out Davis’ wardrobe options, the fit of his suits, clothing items that need to be replaced, and his vast collection of sneakers. Within the piece, Davis also spoke about his NFL style inspiration and his fashion evolution.

On his interest in fashion:

The first thing you realize is that it’s a business, once you get to the NFL. I’m not just on the field anymore, its about on the field and off the field.

On his fashion inspiration:

One of the guys that I … Read More »



MATT HARVEY AND GQ’S JIM NELSON TALK STYLE AND SPORTS FOR AOL’S WIN/WIN

Posted on November 8th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG. No Comments

New York Mets pitcher, Matt Harvey, sat down with GQ magazine’s Editor-in-Chief, Jim Nelson, for an episode of AOL On Original series, “Win/Win.” GQ often celebrates athletes and their sense of style, and Harvey is among the many sports pros who have expressed an interest in the fashion arena.

With his visit to the men’s magazine, he got a chance to see how things are put together in the fashion world, with a tour of the office, an opportunity to meet with members of the team, and a chance to try on apparel from the fashion closet. Harvey also sat down with Nelson to discuss competitiveness in sports and style and his season-ending surgery. He also received advice from Nelson on difficult moments in a career and dealing with setbacks. Below are a few excerpts from Harvey:

On his GQ tour:

Walking in and seeing all the clothes, how everything is run, … Read More »



ATHLETES HIT THE NEW YORK FASHION WEEK CIRCUIT

Posted on September 14th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG. No Comments

The month of September marks a major overlap in fashion and sports, as Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week and the US Open happen simultaneously. Athletes are seated in show front rows and fashion industry players check out the on-court action. Vogue magazine editor-in-chief, Anna Wintour, split her time between Roger Federer’s box and the Spring/Summer ’15 fashion presentations. This season brought out athletes across sports, including Fashion Week rookies and style veterans. Below A Glam Slam recaps the sports pros who hit the Fashion Week circuit:

WNBA star, Skylar Diggins, was a front row fixture at the Richard Chai LOVE & Men’s show as well as Argyleculture By Russell Simmons. She shared the fashion snaps below:

Fresh off of her US Open win, Serena Williams held her first Fashion Week presentation. As part of Style 360, she showcased the Serena Williams Signature Statement Collection from HSN. The fashions on display … Read More »



VICTOR CRUZ & HENRIK LUNDQVIST NAMED TO VANITY FAIR’S 2014 INTERNATIONAL BEST-DRESSED LIST

Posted on August 7th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG. No Comments

Vanity Fair has unveiled its 2014 International Best-Dressed list, recognizing a vast range of stylish honorees. Victor Cruz and Henrik Lundqvist represent the sports world, as the two pro athletes snagged a spot alongside Hollywood stars, designers, royals and politicians. For the full list of Vanity Fair’s best-dressed picks, visit here.

The New York Giants wide receiver and New York Rangers goaltender are both well-versed in the fashion world. They are often praised for their clothing choices outside of the game and have cemented their status as men’s style icons. This is not the first time that Vanity Fair has lauded their sartorial skills. It’s a repeat appearance for both athletes, as Lundqvist was named among last year’s top dressers, while Cruz appeared on the list in 2012.

The sports stars shared their fashion favorites with the magazine, including shoes, accessories and style icons.

(photos via vanityfair.com)

 

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MALCOLM JENKINS COVERS CAPITAL STYLE MAGAZINE’S MEN’S ISSUE

Posted on July 24th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG. No Comments

Malcolm Jenkins fronts Capital Style magazine’s July/August Men’s Issue. The Philadelphia Eagles safety is among the NFL players who are well-versed in fashion. While playing with the New Orleans Saints, he created Rock Avenue Bow Ties. The brand offers a range of bow ties and pocket squares and aims educate the masses about the art of tying a bow tie. 

The Capital Style cover has him donning his signature accessory. Jenkins is dressed in a custom jacket and pants from Q Clothier, a custom shirt from Astor & Black, a Rock Avenue Bow Ties pocket square, and a Rock Avenue Bow ties prototype bow tie.

Inside the publication, Jenkins is among three Columbus athletes highlighted for their style outside the game. In addition to the former Ohio State football player, the featured sports pros include Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman, James Wisniewski and Columbus Crew midfielder, Wil Trapp.

Each athlete revealed a … Read More »



ERIC DECKER STARS IN BUFFALO DAVID BITTON CAMPAIGN WITH ERIN HEATHERTON

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

Earlier this summer, Eric Decker was announced as the new face of the Buffalo David Bitton Fall 2014 campaign. The New York Jets wide receiver is the second athlete to appear in ads for the fashion house, as part of the brand’s “Buffalo Pro” initiative. NBA baller, Chandler Parsons, starred in the Spring 2014 shots, together with Ashley Sky.

Decker makes his modeling debut alongside Victoria’s Secret model, Erin Heatherton. The new campaign has him dressed in apparel from the latest Buffalo David Bitton collection. He’s outfitted in a range of styles, including plaid button-down shirts, henleys, motorcycle jackets and denim.

Below is a preview of the campaign shots. For additional images, visit buffalojeans.com.

Check out the footage below for a behind-the-scenes look at Decker and Heatherton at their Buffalo David Bitton photo shoot:

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ATHLETES DRESSED UP FOR THE 2014 ESPY AWARDS

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

The 22nd annual ESPY Awards were held at the Nokia Theatre last night, and athletes brought their fashion A-game for the evening. The competitive nature of sports transitioned to the red carpet, as players vied for best-dressed honors. To increase the sartorial focus, this year’s ESPY Awards Red Carpet featured the Capital One Quicksilver Cam, offering a 360-degree view of each ensemble. Los Angeles Laker, Nick Young, was also tapped to cover fashion on the red carpet. Below os a recap of the 2014 ESPYs Awards fashion game:

Nick Young: Young, who chose Russell Westbrook as his style winner, was dressed in St. Laurent for his red carpet hosting duties.

(photo via @swaggyp1)

Marcedes Lewis: Stylist Brandon Williams and bespoke tailor Waraire Boswell, the team behind Andrew Wiggins’ famous draft day fashion, worked together again on an ESPYs look for Lewis. Lewis paired a Waraire Boswell jacket and shirt with Oak shorts and Daniel … Read More »



ATHLETES ATTEND FASHION WEEK IN MILAN AND PARIS

Posted on June 30th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG. No Comments

Athletes have become known for their savvy sense of style outside of their sport. To keep up with the competition in the sartorial game, several sports pros have traveled to the Fashion Week festivities in Paris and Milan, to view the menswear trends for the upcoming Spring/Summer ’15 season. Victor Cruz and Nick Young were first spotted in the front row, at the Calvin Klein Collection runway show in Milan. Young kept a photo diary of his Milan Fashion Week experience for GQ magazine. For his take on the Milan fashion scene, visit here.

Cruz continued along the fashion week circuit. Givenchy (below), Louis Vuitton, Lanvin, and Berluti were also among the shows he attended.

(photo via @teamvic)

Cruz was joined by additional sports stars with a shared passion for fashion. Russell Westbrook and Serge Ibaka have been spending the NBA … Read More »



JOHN VARVATOS PROFILES BOSTON BRUINS GREGORY CAMPBELL & PATRICE BERGERON FOR “STYLE & SUBSTANCE”

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

To coincide with the start of the 2013-14 NHL season on October 1, Boston Bruins Gregory Campbell and Patrice Bergeron are among the stylish sportsmen to be featured on John Varvatos’ website, within the “Style & Substance” spotlight. The monthly section profiles men “whose creativity and dedication to their work follows in the spirit of John Varvatos’ own approach to his craft.” Boston-based athletes Rajon Rondo, Jacoby Ellsbury and Julian Edelman are featured gents also.

Shot during the off-season, Campbell and Bergeron were photographed wearing their own John Varvatos outfits. They share visual snapshots from their life paired with personal quotes about their craft and individual style. Both players were photographed in familiar surroundings, with Campbell captured in and around Boston, including the Bruins’ home arena, TD Garden, and Bergeron shot in his hometown of Quebec City. 

The NHL’s top-dressers have often worked with the menswear designer, … Read More »



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