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:
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NFL players are transitioning their competitive spirit from the gridiron to the fashion game. GQ magazine has launched “Style Wars,” pitting the league’s sartorial stars against one another. The 12 participating athletes are: Victor Cruz (New York Giants), Cam Newton (Carolina Panthers), Eric Decker (New York Jets), Larry Fitzgerald (Arizona Cardinals), Arian Foster (Houston Texans), Earl Thomas (Seattle Seahawks), Demarco Murray (Dallas Cowboys), Donte Whitner (Cleveland Brwons), Eric Ebron (Detroit Lions), Randall Cobb (Green Bay Packers), Colin Kaepernick (San Francisco 49ers) and Michael Crabtree (San Francisco 49ers).
As part of the competition, each player submits their most fashionable photos in an effort to be named GQ’s “Most Stylish.” Fans have an opportunity to choose their best-dressed pick and the winner will receive $10,000 for his favorite charity. To cast your vote, visit here. Voting ends on September 15.
Several players including Cam Newton and Randall Cobb, have also taken to twitter to help … Read More »
The Dallas Cowboys will keep time with Hublot, as the NFL squad and luxury Swiss watchmaker have teamed up in time for the new football season. Hublot is no stranger to the sports world, having worked with soccer teams such as Manchester United, Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain, as well as NBA teams including the Miami Heat and the Los Angeles Lakers. The new Cowboys partnership marks Hublot’s first foray into the NFL.
To celebrate the partnership, Hublot has designed three limited-edition, team-branded timepieces with input from team owner/general manager Jerry Jones and family. The Cowboys-themed watches feature the squad’s blue and silver hues. Additional details include the iconic star logo at 5 o’clock, to commemorate the team’s five Super Bowl victories.
The special-edition watches will be sold exclusively in the Dallas market, at Hublot’s Dallas boutique, as well as a pop-up location … Read More »
Dez Bryant is capitalizing on his signature “Throw Up the X” touchdown celebration. The Dallas Cowboys wide receiver launched his official lifestyle brand yesterday, with ThrowUpTheX.com. The new website featured the debut of his branded apparel line, offering both men’s and women’s styles. According to Forbes:
With the help of Adam Alson, Founder of Double Vision Brands and the creative mind behind logos for other prominent star athletes, Bryant’s brand, logo and product line has come to fruition after almost a year of planning. In partnership with Official Brands, Bryant will offer fans a full line of apparel including men’s and women’s clothing, head wear and other accessories.
The line currently includes two t-shirt styles. The first features the official ThrowUpTheX logo on the front, with Bryant’s name and logo on the back. Also included in the mix in the “Grey Face Tee,” designed with a silhouette of … Read More »
The NFL has enlisted a new crop of famous female faces to appear in the 2014 Women’s Apparel campaign, “Together We Make Football.” Dania Ramirez, Jordin Sparks, Jessica Szohr and Erin Heatherton are among the women set to model the latest team designs. Younger stars like Miranda Cosgrove and China McClain will showcase styles from the league’s tween apparel line.
The league’s female fan gear has become more stylish with each season. The clothing ads continue the trend of merging team-themed apparel with high-end pieces. Fans can mix-and-match items to reflect their personal style, and transition their NFL wardrobe from game day to everyday.
The featured campaign looks were styled by Phillip Bloch. The celebrity stylist has returned, after been named the NFL’s first Creative Fashion Director last season. Below is a preview of the 2014 Women’s Apparel campaign shots:
(photos via People StyleWatch)
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Cristiano Ronaldo is well-versed in the fashion world and in the modeling world. The soccer star and former Emporio Armani Underwear model has merged those interests to design a signature collection of underwear. Yesterday, the footballer officially launched his CR7 Underwear line in Madrid. The collection is a collaborative effort with JBS Textile Group and NY-based fashion designer, Richard Chai. In addition to debuting the new products, he also unveiled the campaign shots for the brand.
(photos via @Cristiano)
The CR7 line includes a range of underwear and sock styles. The collection consists of four different lines: luxury, fashion, basic and boys. Briefs, trunks, boxers and long johns are among the offerings. Items were designed in vibrant colors and prints with the “CR7” logo. Shop the full collection at cr7underwear.com. Below is a sampling of styles:
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David Beckham will soon have some competition on the underwear design front. Fellow footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo, is set to launch a line of underwear and socks together with New York-based fashion designer, Richard Chai. Off-the-pitch, the athletes have often expressed interest in fashion and design, and both have had experience modeling in their skivvies on behalf of Emporio Armani Underwear. Beckham has had great success with his David Beckham Bodywear collection for H&M and Ronaldo hopes to follow suit with a line of his own.
“Everything from the making of the various styles, the colors and the fabric has been taken into consideration by the football player and designer. All designs are produced in high quality by Danish JBS Textile Group.”
Ronaldo’s new collection, dubbed “CR7,” will feature a range of underwear and sock styles. The line will be available beginning November 1, at cr7underwear.com.
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Fashion has become an integral part of football, both on and off-the-field, and for players and fans alike. Current and former NFL stars have made moves in the fashion world, dabbling in apparel and accessory design. Across the league, players make a conscious effort to maintain their style A-game. After years spent kicking in the NFL, Owen Pochman and Glenn Pakulak hung up their jerseys and made the transition to jewelry design.
It’s a unique post-NFL venture for the former players. Their company, Football Chains, was born out of a mutual interest in design and a creative concept in repurposing footballs. Pochman and Pakulak combined to play for 16 of the 32 NFL teams. In the process, they built up a large collection of game used balls. They have now turned those pigskins into vintage style necklaces that offer wearers a deeper … Read More »
Off-the-field, the game of soccer boasts a wide range of fashionable footballers. Select fans can now up their sartorial stakes as well. In an effort to bring an element of high-fashion to fans, adidas Originals has developed an MLS Capsule Collection, which marries sports and style. The limited-edition line was designed for the Seattle Sounders, Portland Timbers and LA Galaxy.
According to the brand:
The adidas Originals MLS Capsule Collection was made to bring premium fashion to the fans. Created for the Seattle Sounders, Portland Timbers, and LA Galaxy, the collection offers high style without sacrificing the love of the game. The collection includes a custom assortment for each team, with each piece featuring a stylized, limited edition team logo.
The menswear collection includes short sleeve tees, long sleeve tees, crew neck sweatshirts, hooded sweatshirts, shawl collar sweatshirts and jackets. Prices … Read More »
Fresh off an appearance at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York, where he supported his wife at her runway show, David Beckham has made his way to London for the next round of fashion festivities. Beckham was on hand to celebrate the launch of Belstaff’s Bond Street Store, as part of London Fashion Week.
In his post-football career, Beckham will continue to showcase his modeling chops. He has been tapped as the face of Belstaff, the British luxury lifestyle brand known for its biker attire. He will front the label’s Spring/Summer 2014 campaign. According to WWD,
He shot the campaign with Peter Lindbergh on Saturday on location in the English countryside, and will be the central figure in a group of models.
Beckham said he has been wearing the brand since he came to love bikes. “About five … Read More »