The week's top stories in fashion news.
Not to be outdone by the multiple athletes who have started their own clothing lines of late, Miami Heat star Chris Bosh has partnered with the haberdashery brand Armstrong and Wilson on a neckwear capsule. Called Mr. Nice Tie, the collection includes five neckties and five bow ties that will retail for $130 and $105, respectively, when they're released in the fall. (The New York Times)
If you prefer your celebrity clothing operations a little more laid back, head across the pond to get your hands on actor Tom Hardy's new collaboration withBlag Label. The clothes, which will be sold at Selfridges in London, is comprised of sweatpants with substantial pockets, printed tees, and sleeveless hoodies. (The Guardian)
In news that has to do nothing with famous people (shocker!) Coach is turning it's attention to your shoes. Next month, the brand will introduce it's first full men's footwear collection in the brand's long and storied history. But better late—with a cohort of lace-ups, double monk straps, and sleek boots—than never. (Fashion Times)
In addition to hosting red carpets and producing some of the most watched television shows, Ryan Seacrest is now "curating" a collection for Macy's. So if you're a 2 1/2-inch wide peak lapel sort of guy, you're in luck. The line will focus on tailored clothing, and spans shirts, suits, and all the requisite accessories: neckwear, tie bars, cuff links, belts, and pocket squares. (WWD)
For a campaign that involves very little clothing, Cristiano Ronaldo's new ads for hisCR7 Underwear line certainly has a lot of high fashion, um, underpinnings. The photos were shot by London-based fashion photographer Rankin, and the shorts themselves were co-designed withRichard Chai. And what's more, they'll be plastered across billboards in all the world's fashion capitals (that's New York, Paris, London, and Milan). Bend it like who? (The Huffington Post)
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