With the Super Bowl just around the corner, fans are gearing up for the biggest sporting event of the year. The NFL continues to tackle the challenge of fusing sports and style in its football-themed apparel. The league’s revamped women’s collection features fashion-forward clothing bearing team logos, while taking cues from runway trends. The NFL has also paired with brands like Junk Food Clothing and Meesh & Mia, for Super Bowl gear that is decidedly more stylish.
Merging team apparel with current fashion trends offers a fresh approach to gameday dressing for both women and men. Patterned jeans, wedge sneakers and accessories in San Francisco 49ers or Baltimore Ravens hues are easy ways to jazz up traditional fan fashions. Whether you’re heading to New Orleans or however you choose to celebrate, A Glam Slam has your Super Bowl XLVII style inspiration, no jersey required. Check it … Read More »
The Miami Heat and Oklahoma City Thunder matchup made for a fashion-forward NBA Finals. Players from both sides flaunted their unique sense of style throughout the series. Post-game sartorial winners and losers received almost as much attention as the action on the hardwood. In the end, the Heat were crowned NBA champs, landing them a trip to the White House to meet with President Obama. For the team, this was another opportunity to suit up in their designer threads.
Prior to the team’s visit, Dwyane Wade took to twitter to showcase his “White House look.” The ensemble included a gray suit from Ferragamo and a shirt, patterned tie, and black and white pocket square from Tom Ford. He topped off the look with a pair of $675 Christian Louboutin “Golfito” shoes. In an effort to stand out, Wade often takes fashion risks, be it … Read More »
Washington Nationals pitcher, Gio Gonzalez, has joined a running list of male athletes who have dabbled in fashion design. Gonzalez first teamed up with Modell’s Sporting Goods last Fall, to create two t-shirt styles specifically for the D.C. area.
Now the Nats lefty has expanded his fashion efforts. According to WWD, he will begin selling a collection of men’s, women’s and children’s tees. Among the featured styles will be crew necks, crop tops, v-necks and tanks, designed with graphics representative of the sport. The line is meant to represent Gio’s “heritage and background encompassing baseball and old-fashioned street ball.” Items will be sold through the newly launched TheHouseOfLeagues.com and will retail from $24-$68..
Gonzalez will increase offerings later this year, to include pieces such as woven tops and jeans. Below is a look from the current collection, a black and white baseball tee. Check out additional styles here.
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Olympic silver medalist in fencing, Tim Morehouse, has scored a gig with E! News to act as a special news correspondent. This is not the first time the entertainment show has handed the mic over to an Olympic athlete. Swimmer Ryan Lochte served as a fashion correspondent for the program during New York Fashion Week in September.
Like Lochte, Morehouse is no stranger to the fashion scene. He was among the Olympians who appeared at Bergdorf Goodman for Fashion’s Night Out. He also made the rounds during Fashion Week, sitting front row at runway shows including Michael Bastian.
Morehouse’s made his E! News debut last night and his first assignment had him talking to another star athlete about a stylish endorsement deal. He interviewed New York Rangers center, Brad Richards, with regards to his latest fashion endeavor. Richards was recently named the face of men’s … Read More »
From the fashion rookies to the seasoned style pros, NBA players across the board are paying close attention to how they present themselves off-the-court. They are developing clothing lines, securing internships at GQ magazine, lining front rows at runway shows, and turning post-game press conferences into sartorial showdowns. NBA TV’s “The Jump” took a look at the league’s fashion phenomenon with the help of former NBA player and menswear designer, Kevin Willis, and stylist to NBA stars, Rachel Johnson.
Willis joined “The Jump” crew to discuss his fashion game. After struggling to find clothing that fit his larger physique, developing a fashion line felt like a natural progression, considering his built in clientele. Willis spoke about the seamless transition from the hardwood to the design room and his line, which aims to make “big and tall” more fashionable. Willis’ apparel collection can be … Read More »
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NFL fan gear has received a fashionable facelift in recent years and Junk Food Clothing is among the brands to have developed team-themed offerings that suit sports-savvy and fashion-savvy individuals alike. The company is known for its ultra-soft and comfortable vintage tees, featuring original designs and authentic details.
With football season in full swing, Junk Food has debuted a new NFL collection for men and women. A range of tees, tanks, fleece hoodies, long-sleeve shirts and sweatshirts include retro-inspired team graphics and logos in a variety of flattering silhouettes. Items are versatile, making them suitable for gameday, the workplace, or a night out, depending on how pieces are styled.
A Glam Slam was challenged with this task, to style a piece from the brand’s NFL collection. The chosen article of clothing was the … Read More »