GQ France tapped Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to appear in the magazine’s January issue. The #12 ranked tennis star is featured in a 10-page fashion editorial, where he models Winter coats and jackets. He donned ten different styles, ranging from classic, elegant coats to edgier, patterned picks.
“I like to dress fashionably, it’s great. I think GQ is the best magazine for me in terms of fashion for men. It’s very cool and I’m very happy to do some photos for them.” (via ATP)
For more on Tsonga’s GQ piece, visit here. Check out a preview of his fashion photos below:
Dans @GQ_France ! #mode #fashion Find me in the French version of GQ magazine pic.twitter.com/fmlD0vHtBC
— Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (@tsonga7) December 12, 2014
(photos via GQ France, IMG Tennis)
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Russell Westbrook quickly climbed the style ranks to become one of the NBA’s top trendsetters. His sartorial success has transitioned outside of the game, with a range of fashion ventures. Today the Oklahoma City Thunder guard played the role of stylist, picking out Grant Hill’s outfit for NBA TV’s Inside Stuff. During the segment, “From Hoops to Threads,” Westbrook and Hill break down his on-court basketball game and his off-court fashion game.
Within the piece, Westbrook explained his approach to dressing: “I usually start from the kicks and work my way up.” He also spoke about his frustrations when he unable to play, from a fashion perspective:
“I’m taking all my suits to the dry cleaners and I’m not picking them up until after the season. The only time you see me in a suit is when I’m on the bench.”
The final ensemble had Hill styled in white sneakers, light blue … 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.
The Etched Pilot Aviator Sunglasses offer a look that is sleek and simple, with team … Read More »
After launching a successful collection of MLB-branded handbags, Dooney & Bourke has set its sights on the college crowd. The company created a Collegiate Collection of accessories for 15 schools, including: Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Clemson, Florida, Florida State, Georgia, Kentucky, LSU, Miami, Nebraska, Penn State, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas A&M.
There are six different styles featured in the line, including satchels, hobos, wristlets, and totes. The spirited accessories are lightweight and durable, and made of coated canvas and trimmed with bridle leather. Pieces were designed with a white base and are decorated with team colors and all-over school logos.Prices range from $88 for the NCAA Large Slim Wristlet, to $248 for the NCAA Satchel and Zip Top Shopper.
To shop the complete Dooney & Bourke Collegiate Collection, visit here. Check out a preview of featured styles below:
NCAA Alabama Satchel ($248)
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Ferragamo has tapped Henrik Lundqvist as part of it’s new campaign, dubbed “A Man’s Story.” The digital menswear series is described as “an online project highlighting the notion of ‘making your own rules’.” The New York Rangers goaltender is the only athlete included the series, featured alongside actor Douglas Booth and music artist A$AP Rocky among others. The men tell their own stories through photos and video footage, while showcasing the company’s new Spring ’15 collection. Francesco Carrozzini served as the photographer and filmmaker of the product, with Massimiliano Giornetti as the creative director.
“For a man to have a vision and the courage of his convictions is both noble and timeless, as relevant today as it was a century ago when Salvatore Ferragamo went out on a limb to launch his shoe-making business,” recounts Creative Director, Massimiliano Giornetti. “Had he not … Read More »
Style has become an integral part of the game for NFL fans. Football supporters seek team apparel options that are well-suited for the stands and beyond. Companies like Majestic Athletic continue to redefine gameday style, offering a variety of sizes, silhouettes, graphics and embellishments, adding fashionable flair to team-themed pieces.
In celebration of NFL Style, Majestic Athletic also launched “The Coordinator,” as part of its 2014 NFL Campaign. “The Coordinator” is a football fashion expert. Her style blog, majestic coordinator.tumblr.com, offers tips for male and female fans on how to build a winning wardrobe and develop a game plan for regional team style. The full fashion play-by-play can be found at majesticathletic.com/NFL.
A Glam Slam stepped up to the challenge posed by “The Coordinator,” to style a piece from the Majestic Athletic 2014 NFL Collection. The featured item was the Women’s New York Giants Majestic Royal Blue Draft Me VII T-shirt. The tee … Read More »
Hello! Canada released its annual best-dressed list, featuring a mix of actors, supermodels, TV personalities, and athletes. P.K. Subban represents the sports world, along with Mike Bradwell, wide receiver for the CFL’s Toronto Argonauts, former CFL player, Brad Smith, and former Toronto Blue Jays catcher, Gregg Zaun.
The Montreal Canadiens defenseman has often expressed an interest in fashion and he’s one of the league’s sartorial leaders. Last season, as part of the “NHL Life” web series with L’Oreal Paris Men Expert, Subban spoke about getting dressed for gameday:
“It’s fun. I enjoy it. I enjoy going there and picking out different colors and fabrics and stuff like that. I take pride in how I look when I go to work.”
As one of 50 featured style stars on Hello! Canada’s list, he also shared some additional fashion facts with the magazine:
GOT TO … Read More »
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:
(photo via @matt_barnes9)
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The NBA recently revealed the latest crop of Christmas Day jerseys from adidas, to be worn by players this holiday season. Fans can also get into the fashion spirit, as Forever Collectibles has unveiled a new range of NBA Player Ugly Sweater styles. The company offers the sports-themed fashions for NFL, MLB, NHL and NCAA teams as well.
The officially licensed apparel merges NBA team colors and logos with holiday-inspired graphics like snowflakes and Christmas trees. In addition to team-themed designs, the company has created player specific styles. Incorporated within the eclectic creations are the names and numbers of some of the league’s top stars. Fans can shop the NBA Ugly Sweaters at NBAStore.com or ClarksToys.com. The fashions retail for $64.96.
The NBA’s 2014 Christmas Day games are as follow:
12 p.m. ET: Wizards vs. Knicks on ESPN
2:30 p.m.: Thunder vs. Spurs on ABC
5 p.m.: Cavs vs. Heat on ABC
8 p.m.: Lakers vs. Bulls on TNT
10:30 p.m.: Warriors vs. … Read More »
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 »