Tag: NBA TV
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 »
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 »