Carmelo Anthony has long been a fan of the Rag & Bone brand. The NBA star is often a presence at Rag & Bone runway shows and he recently attended the Met Gala, wearing a custom design from the company. Last holiday season, he also curated gift picks from the brand. Now the Rag & Bone design duo of Marcus Wainwright and David Neville, have tapped Anthony to help showcase the Spring/Summer ’15 collection.
The company chose a range of famous faces to model the latest offerings. In lieu of a traditional fashion show, Rag & Bone highlighted new men’s styles with a series of portraits. Anthony represents the sports world, as the only athlete to appear in the photo set. He joined the likes of Jerry Seinfeld, photographer Glen Luchford, and tattoo artist Alex McWatt, among others. The portraits were shot by British photographer, Andreas Laszlo Konrath, as reported by WWD.
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Russell Westbrook has added to his ever-growing fashion resume with the launch of a new eyewear line. Fashion has been the focal point of Westbrook’s off-season thus far. The Oklahoma City Thunder guard recently teamed up with Barneys NY, to curate a capsule collection of sportswear and accessories. He visited Paris to fete the collaboration and attend the Men’s Fashion Week runways shows. Now the self-proclaimed “frame fanatic” has released a collection of eyewear, a partnership with Selima Optique.
Westbrook often favors bold eyeglass styles. His red lensless frames became a famous post-game fashion statement during the 2012 NBA Playoffs. His new range, dubbed Westbrook Frames, features an aesthetic that aligns with his sense of style. The collection is marked by bright colors, vibrant patterns and unique shapes. The line features ten different styles, with four color ways available for each design. Prices … Read More »
Victoria’s Secret PINK has released a new crop of collegiate-themed clothing designs. The company first debuted its college collection in 2008, and the line continues to expand each year. Currently there are 68 schools offered in the collection. Among the newest additions are: Baylor, Boise State, Brown, Columbia, Fresno State, Georgetown, University of Hawaii, Iowa State, University of Minnesota, Northwestern University, Oxford University, University of Pennsylvania, San Diego State, Southern Methodist University, and Vanderbilt University.
The updated apparel range includes mesh tanks, boyfriend tanks, crew neck tees, v-neck jerseys, mesh boyfriend jerseys, throwback jerseys, varsity crews, and tunic hoodies. School colors and logos are embellished with details such as sequins and stripes, color block designs, and PINK’s imagery. Prices range from $19.95 for a tee to $59.95 for a half-zip sweatshirt.
To check out all of the collegiate offerings, visit here. Below is a … Read More »
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 »
Athletes have become known for their savvy sense of style outside of their sport. To keep up with the competition in the sartorial game, several sports pros have traveled to the Fashion Week festivities in Paris and Milan, to view the menswear trends for the upcoming Spring/Summer ’15 season. Victor Cruz and Nick Young were first spotted in the front row, at the Calvin Klein Collection runway show in Milan. Young kept a photo diary of his Milan Fashion Week experience for GQ magazine. For his take on the Milan fashion scene, visit here.
Cruz continued along the fashion week circuit. Givenchy (below), Louis Vuitton, Lanvin, and Berluti were also among the shows he attended.
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Cruz was joined by additional sports stars with a shared passion for fashion. Russell Westbrook and Serge Ibaka have been spending the NBA … Read More »
The NBA Draft marks the ultimate collision of basketball and fashion. In addition to draft order, rookie style statements are a focal point for fans. Prospects have become well-versed in the fashion game, in an effort to avoid draft day style blunders. This year’s wardrobes were meticulously planned in advance, from the fit of suits and carefully coiffed manes, to details like tie bar placement and pocket square puff. Custom tailors and stylists kept clothing choices under wraps, until the league’s future stars hit the stage for their sartorial debut.
Across the board, players donned fitted suits, shawl collars and floral lapel pins. Similar to last year, personalized jacket linings continued to be a prominent trend. Below are A Glam Slam’s 2014 NBA Draft fashion highlights:
Andrew Wiggins (designed by Brandon Williams & Waraire Boswell): Wiggins, the #1 draft pick, hit the stage in the … Read More »
Apparel companies continue to fuse fashion-forward influences into team-themed clothing, allowing fans to transition pieces from the arena to everyday wear. Junk Food Clothing’s range of sports-inspired merchandise pairs the company’s retro vibe with team colors and logos, appealing to sports fans and fashion fans alike.
To celebrate the San Antonio Spurs NBA Finals victory, A Glam Slam styled one team tee, two ways, to showcase the versatility of the company’s sports fan apparel. The focal point of each look was the Junk Food Clothing NBA San Antonio Spurs Tee ($34).
Swapping distressed denim for a maxi skirt and switching up accessories, provided two different outfit options to showcase team spirit. Check out A Glam Slam’s Spurs style below:
Left: Zara jeans (similar styles here), Milly “Irving” Clutch; Danielle Stevens Gold Plated Necklace; Kendra Scott … Read More »
Hockey’s star players stepped into the sartorial spotlight last night, for the 2014 NHL Awards. The event was held at Wynn Las Vegas and this marked the fifth year that the league has honored top players and performances from the past season. To check out the complete list of winners, visit here.
As in previous years, many players were outfitted by John Varvatos for the evening. Varvatos has collaborated with the NHL on several occasions. During this year’s Stanley Cup finals, the designer admitted that the league is full of style standouts. He told WWD:
“Some of the best-dressed athletes are emerging from the NHL,” said Varvatos. “The players are taking risks and realizing that men’s wear is fun and not all about oversize suits. We’ve been fortunate to dress players from both teams.”
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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 »
For L.A. Clippers guard, J.J. Redick, watches are more than a fashion statement. Redick is an avid collector with extensive knowledge and a deep appreciation for luxury timepieces. Wristwatch publication, Hodinkee, featured the hoops star in its “Talking Watches” series with executive editor, Benjamin Clymer. Within the piece, Redick explained how he developed an interest in watches (his first was a Rolex that he bought in New York City the day before he got drafted), how his taste in timepieces has evolved, details on his personal collection, and what he looks for in a new accessory.
Redick noted that the F.P. Journe Chronometre Bleu and the IWC Portuguese Automatic are among his favorite timepieces. In general, the wristwatch aficionado prefers designs that boast a vintage, romantic vibe. When talking about his dream watch, he explained:
“After buying my first Patek [Philippe] I definitely think … Read More »