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DAVID BECKHAM TO CURATE “MODERN ESSENTIALS” COLLECTION FOR H&M

Posted on January 20th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG. No Comments

David Beckham’s role with H&M has evolved each season. He’s previously developed bodywear and swim wear for the retailer. The latest collaboration, dubbed “Modern Essentials selected by David Beckham,” will feature a curated selection of styles.

“My relationship with H&M continues to grow. Something I’m really excited about is my selection of items. Things I wear day-to-day, shirts, t-shirts, jeans, bomber jackets. It’s literally stuff I wear day in and day out,” Beckham said.

“Modern Essentials selected by David Beckham” will include his favorite H&M menswear pieces. Among the featured items will be a linen pilot jacket, a white chalk-washed denim jacket, a car coat, a  linen blazer, a city-slicker polo shirt, and the perfect white poplin shirt. The line will be released to coincide with Beckham’s new Bodywear range. Both collections will launch worldwide in stores and online on March 5, 2015.

Check out a preview of the styles below:

 (photos via H&M)

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FIFA BALLON D’OR 2014 STYLE FROM RONADLO AND MESSI

Posted on January 12th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG. No Comments

Cristiano Ronaldo and Leo Messi are footballers known for their sartorial skill set, in addition to their skills on the pitch. While Ronaldo scored top honors at the 2014 FIFA Ballon d’Or ceremony, both athletes shined in the suiting game.

Ronaldo was dressed in a suit and bow tie from Portuguese brand, Sacoor Brothers, paired with a shirt and shoes from his signature CR7 collection. He polished off his look with a Tag Heuer watch.

(photo via @MCSaatchiSandE)

For a closer look at Ronaldo’s formal fashion, watch the footage below:

Messi’s previous Ballon d’or style statements have included a black and white, polka dot tuxedo from Dolce & Gabbana, as well as a shiny red ensemble from the fashion house. This year he chose another Dolce & Gabbana design, a three-piece burgundy suit, with a black shirt, black piping, and a sparkling finish.

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CRISTIANO RONALDO LAUNCHES CR7 LINE OF PREMIUM SHIRTS

Posted on November 17th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG. No Comments

After the successful launch of the CR7 by Cristiano Ronaldo Underwear and Socks, the footballer has expanded his fashion brand to include a range of premium shirts. With his latest apparel offerings, Ronaldo has continued his partnership with New York based designer, Richard Chai, who is also head designer of the CR7 brand.

Similar to the underwear and socks, the new shirts are meant to provide an upscale take on men’s wardrobe essentials. Ronaldo described the inspiration behind his fashion collections:

“For me, a strong foundation is the most important thing throughout every area of my life.

In my sporting life, a strong foundation enables me to perform at my very best and I apply the same principle to my personal life, business life and the way I dress.

Dressing well gives me confidence to be the best that I … Read More »



TORONTO FC SUITS UP WITH GARRISON BESPOKE

Posted on July 16th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG. No Comments

Toronto FC has debuted dapper new team threads, created by Garrison Bespoke. The company, ranked #1 bespoke tailor in Toronto, is no stranger to sports. They have outfitted members of the Blue Jays and Raptors and they were also behind Drake’s Raptors-themed suit jacket. In an effort to raise Toronto FC’s sartorial game, Garrison Bespoke collaborated with team captain, Steven Caldwell, to create the squad’s custom suits. According to the brand:

“We worked closely with Steven and other players to get a strong sense of the team’s personality off the pitch, and together we defined a unified team style that represents the city of Toronto.” said David Tran, Director of Special Projects, Garrison Bespoke.

Players will be dressed in tailored three-piece suits, based on the team’s color way. The apparel was designed in red and onyx with white details. The official team crest is featured on the front of the jacket. Check out … Read More »



CRISTIANO RONALDO EXPANDS CR7 FASHION LINE TO INCLUDE PREMIUM SHIRTS

Posted on July 8th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG. No Comments

Cristiano Ronaldo is expanding his CR7 fashion brand, with the launch of a collection of premium shirts. The Portuguese footballer first debuted his CR7 Underwear range last fall. The line was a collaborative effort with JBS Textile Group and NY-based fashion designer, Richard Chai. In an effort to make his sense of style even more accessible to the masses, Ronaldo is branching out into shirt design. In doing so, he’ll continue his relationship with Chai.

The newly debuted website, cr7shirts.com, describes the upcoming fashions below:

Premium shirts featuring faultless construction with a contemporary twist, aesthetically mirroring Ronaldo’s impeccable form and unique streak.

The collection includes stylish options as well as more formal pieces with a focus on tailoring, quality and fit. Clean, sleek cuts paired with elevated attention to detail provide an elegant yet cutting edge look for standout pieces set to … Read More »



FASHION DESIGNERS CUSTOMIZE BRAZUCA WORLD CUP SOCCER BALLS FOR CHARITY

Posted on June 23rd, by HeatherZeller in BLOG. No Comments

Earlier this year, couture-themed football helmets were created in celebration of Super Bowl XLVIII. In similar fashion, a range of high-end designers have put their aesthetic spin on soccer balls, to coincide with the World Cup. LUISAVIAROMA.com, an online luxury fashion destination, teamed up with adidas and top designers on the charitable collaboration. The fashion houses customized the Brazuca, the official match ball of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

The participating designers include Balmain, Dolce & Gabbana, Emilio Pucci, Etro, Giuseppe Zanotti, MCM, Missoni, Rick Owens, Roberto Cavalli, Salvatore Ferragamo, Viktor & Rolf, and more. The soccer balls double as works of art, as gold metal plates, snakeskin, sequins, rhinestones, embroidery, and reconstructed jerseys were among the materials used as decoration. As LUISAVIAROMA.com explained:

These masterpieces will be auctioned on eBay, starting in June and continuing throughout the World Cup Finals. All proceeds … Read More »



CRISTIANO RONALDO UNVEILS CR7 UNDERWEAR COLLECTION

Posted on November 1st, by HeatherZeller in BLOG. No Comments

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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CRISTIANO RONALDO TEAMS WITH RICHARD CHAI TO LAUNCH UNDERWEAR LINE

Posted on October 3rd, by HeatherZeller in BLOG. No Comments

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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ADIDAS ORIGINALS LAUNCHES FASHION-FORWARD MLS CAPSULE COLLECTION

Posted on September 25th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG. No Comments

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 »



DAVID BECKHAM TAPPED AS THE NEW FACE OF BRITISH FASHION BRAND BELSTAFF

Posted on September 16th, by HeatherZeller in BLOG. No Comments

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 »



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