NBA players are notorious for their off-court style statements, and that interest in fashion has now been integrated into on-court apparel. One of the league’s most stylish teams, the Miami Heat, revealed “Black Tie” themed uniforms. The look merges men’s fashion and athletics, in an effort to make players look like they are dressed in formal wear. The gear was created to resemble a deconstructed tuxedo, with black and white hues and color blocking techniques. For details on how the “Black Tie” concept came to life, watch the footage here.
The Heat players also took part in a corresponding campaign, shot by TrickProductions and styled by Calyann Barnett, who works with Dwyane Wade. The images features athletes like Wade, Chris Bosh and Chris Andersen, each showcasing the new uniforms alongside formal wear. The teammates are dressed tuxedos from Perry Ellis, shoes from Del Toro Shoes, and accessories from The Tie Bar and Title of … Read More »
Rise Sport, a sunglasses company specializing in custom-designed sports fashion sunglasses, has partnered with Miss Fanatic, an official NBA licensee, to add a new item to the NBA fan fashion game. The companies have developed a line of NBA-themed shades for all 30 teams, now available at store.nba.com.
“We are very excited about our partnership with Miss Fanatic,” said Theresa Majeed, Co-Founder of Rise Sport. “The goal of our eyewear is to offer NBA fans a unique opportunity to accessorize their current style with custom-designed sunglasses, allowing them to support their favorite teams, not just on game day, but every day.”
The team accessories, in both wayfarer and aviator silhouettes, blend sporty style with a fun and fashionable flair. The line features three different designs, with prices ranging from $39.95 to $79.95.
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NBA players are always looking for ways to outshine the competition within the league’s style game. Matt Barnes is among the athletes who works closely with a stylist, Brandon Williams, to prepare each of his off-court looks. The Los Angeles Clipper describes his style as “simple is more,” and often documents his wardrobe choices on Instagram. While key pieces stand out in each ensemble, his approach to dressing is not as loud as other NBA players.
Barnes and Williams recently appeared on TMZ Sports, to talk about NBA fashion and sartorial “trash-talking.” Click the photo below to watch the full segment:
To elevate his gameday style this season, Barnes has also partnered with Malibu Clothes. The Beverly Hills based retailer offers high-quality menswear, including suits, sports coats, trousers, sportswear, and accessories. Below is a look at Barnes modeling apparel from Malibu Clothes:
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