How David Stern’s NBA Dress Code Changed Men’s Fashion

by MR Magazine Staff

Thick, red-rimmed spectacles. Tiny backpacks. Torn and frayed stone washed overalls. A pink blazer, a turquoise cardigan and an orange shirt – at the same time. If you’re a fan of the NBA, you’re familiar with these looks, which have been sported by superstars like LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Russell Westbrook and James Harden over the last few years. “The NBA is the most stylish league around, and NBA superstars are the most stylish group of athletes of all time,” according to GQ Style Guy Mark Anthony Green. “These guys are into very high fashion. A lot of Givenchy, a lot of Balmain. And they look good. They don’t look like a bunch of 20-year-olds dressing like 50-year-olds. The designers are paying attention to them. It’s great to have that.” But that wasn’t always the case. Read more at Rolling Stone.