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The NBA East-West Style All-Stars

The NBA East-West Style All-Stars

The NBA’s stylish uptick over the past few years has been well documented, but with Fashion Week and the NBA All-Star festivities sharing New York City this weekend, the NBA-Fashion relationship will be on display more than ever.

In fact, the two events will overlap for the hour when LeBron James hosts a fashion show featuring ballplayers competing on the runway. Which got us asking ourselves the question:

What if the NBA All-Star teams were chosen entirely on the players’ personal styles instead of their skills or fan votes?

This Is Only the Beginning of Menswear Baby Talk


Something curious we noticed while covering fashion week was the sudden widespread use of the term “puppytooth” to describe micro-houndstooth checks.

It was a little off-putting at first. But then it got us thinking about what would happen if we started giving diminutives to other fabrics and patterns that could be shrunk. And it opened a Pandora’s box of menswear baby talk, but a few ideas actually stuck...

In fact, don’t be surprised next season, when you hear designers breaking into the following menswear baby talk...»

What the Internet Is Saying About Mark McNairy


The latest in our seasonal series on New York Fashion Week.

Mark McNairy’s cheekiness and deft grasp of next-level menswear were both on display today, as his runway show opened with a fog machine, had at least one expletive-riddled homage to an unsuspecting fashion editor and finished with legendary Harlem rapper Cam’ron traipsing through in a cape...

We could go on, but it’s such a better story when the Internet tells it...»

What the Internet Is Saying About Ovadia & Sons


The latest in our seasonal series on New York Fashion Week.

Yesterday, we hopped over to Eyebeam Studios to check out the first-ever runway show from the brothers Ovadia. It was a mix of old and new with their standby green wool suit making an appearance alongside a leopard-print pony hair jacket. Overall it was “punk sounds into a collection of classic soul” (by way of Google Translate via GQ Spain).

Here’s the rest of what the Internet had to say, after the jump.»