SPORTS CHIC

Hi everyone! It’s time to share my inner Tomboy. Growing up amongst 4 brothers left me no choice than to become heavily involved in sport, this became our main form of communication. In my early teens  you would have seen me shooting hoops wearing a Chicago Bulls sweater and begging my parents for any new ‘Air Jordans’ that arrived on the scene. My bedroom wall was covered floor to ceiling with Michael Jordan posters and NBA cards. Thankfully I discovered my feminine side but deep down I’ll always feel like a ‘Tomboy.’
It excites me how daring sporting attire is today. Not only are the developments of fabric a work of art but with the collaboration of leading fashion designers, sports labels are showcasing innovative and dynamic trends that almost make you want to join a gym.
Below I have played around with some sportswear pieces along with my everyday wardrobe.
I apologise for the quality of the photos. My blog is playing up and effecting photo quality. Hopefully get it sorted out shortly.
Enjoy!!!
3 strikes and you’re out!
I am wearing a ‘Baseball Chick’ singlet with red vintage high waisted shorts (bought from Etsy), vintage belt and cardigan, Holeproof socks, H&M shoes and a Lorna Jane gym bag.
 GYM BAGS
1-    LACOSTE Forest Hills Duffle Bag  79.99 (SALE PRICE): http://shop.lacoste.com
2-    LACOSTE Forest Hills Gym Bag 95.99  http://shop.lacoste.com
3-    LACOSTE Antares Hobo Shoulder Bag 56.99 http://shop.lacoste.com
4-    ADIDAS By Stella McCartney  Bumbag: http://www.adidas.com
5-    ADIDAS AC HOLD SOLID  BAG:  http://pid.adidas.com
6-    PUMA GYM BAG: http://giftideas.ws/puma-gym-bag
7-    LORNA JANE Rustic Sport Bag $79.99 http://www.lornajane.com.au/
8-    LITTLEARTH Dallas Mavericks 2011 NBA Finals Champions Hoodie Tote $59.99 http://store.nba.com
NBA STYLE
I am wearing a Magic Johnson LA Lakers jersey which I bought at the incredible NBA Store in New York City. Jacket is from H&M, Mavi pants and a Nine West bag.
I’m obsessed with the LA Lakers colours.
THE PERFECT TEE
1-    ADIDAS Cartoon Tee http://pid.adidas.com
2-    ‘TOI ET MOI’ Frenchie Tee $59.95 http://www.generalpants.com.au/
3-    AMERICAN COLLEGE USA T-Shirt $53.20 http://americancollegeusa.com
4-    ADIDAS Los Angeles Lakers Magic Johnson HWC Draft Day T-Shirt  $29.99  http://store.nba.com
5-    NIKE Devil Angel Women’s  T-Shirt $15.97 http://www.nike.com
6-    AMERICAN COLLEGE USA T-Shirt Baseball  $53.20  http://americancollegeusa.com
7-    ADIDAS Los Angeles Lakers Kobe Bryant Women’s Replica Home Jersey  $69.99  http://store.nba.com
8-    New York Yankees Derek Jeter Women’s Player Name and Number T-Shirt  $21.99 http://store.nba.com
AFL VINTAGE
I am wearing a vintage AFL Hawthorn Football jersey. My oldest brother gave it to me when i was just a young lass. It was his way of telling me I had to barrack for Hawthorn. I’ve teamed the jersey with a ‘Friends Of Couture’ skirt, Diva necklace, vintage belt and bag. The velvet jacket was made by my mother in her late twenties.

 

FUN SPORTING NOVELTY ITEMS
1-    1- Comfy Feet Chicago Bulls Slippers  $29.99   http://store.nba.com
2-    NEW YORK YANKEES MENS REPLICA CAPS  $17.99 http://shop.mlb.com
1-    AFL Hawthorn Hawks Ralphy Bear With Scarf $19.99  http://www.rebelsport.com.au
3-     Stella McCartney for Adidas Run Beanie http://www.adidas.com
4-    New York Yankees Women’s Stella Multifunction Watch by Fossil $119.99 http://store.nba.com
5-    LogoArt Chicago Bulls Ovation Necklace  $49.99 http://store.nba.com
6-    Logoart Boston Celtics Team Name Script Bracelet  $44.99  http://store.nba.com
7-    Gametime Chicago Bulls Ladies Heart Series Watch  $59.99 http://store.nba.com
NEW YORK YANKEE
I am wearing a New York Yankees cap, bought at my first Yankees game in NYC. ‘Zoo York’ top is my brother’s, shoes are ‘Nine West, ‘Mooks’ bag
 and jeans are from a local shop in Phillip Island
RUG UP  SPORTY STYLE
1-    ADIDAS Buttons Jacket: http://pid.adidas.com/catalogue/au/product/O27152/Buttons-Jacket
2-    Stella McCartney for Adidas, winter sports primaloft image ski jacket  http://www.adidas.com
3-    Lacoste + Malandrino Cocoon $185.00  http://shop.lacoste.com
4-    NIKE Varsity Women’s Hoodie, $70.00  http://www.nike.com
5-    LORNA JANE Jessy Long Sleeve Pullover, $69.99  http://www.lornajane.com.au
6-    AMERICAN COLLEGE USA hoodie sweater $99.80  http://americancollegeusa.com
7-    AMERICAN COLLEGE USA sweater $106.45  http://americancollegeusa.com
GLAMOUR SWOOSH
I am wearing this gorgeous ‘Nike’ knit sweater detailed with hand sewn sequins over a George Ermis dress. Shoes are Nine West and ankle socks are Diadora.
RETRO BASKETBALL SOCKS
1-    Los Angeles Lakers Hardwood Classics Tube Socks $11.99  http://store.nba.com
2-    Boston Celtics Hardwood Classics Tube Sock  $11.99  http://store.nba.com
3-    Philadelphia 76ers Hardwood Classics Tube Socks  $11.99  http://store.nba.com
AMERICAN COLLEGE USA
I was so excited when I discovered the label ‘American College USA.’ The label carries pieces that resemble the 1950′s American College jock. Their collection reminds me of Richie Cunningham’s attire from Happy Days. I urge you to check out their site. I have selected some of my favourites below.

                                         http://americancollegeusa.com

1-3: American College Varsity Jackets: $226.20AUD each.
4-6: -American College USA Cardigan Sweaters $93.10AUD each.

http://americancollegeusa.com

American College USA Round Neck Sweaters  $79.80AUD each.  http://americancollegeusa.com

RICHIE CUNNINGHAM  ’HAPPY DAYS’ STYLE

DESIGNERS COLLABORATE WITH SPORTS LABELS
I had to share with you these crazy and fun sneakers. Jeremy Scott’s  Adidas teddy bear sneakers are on my shopping list, I just love them!
1-    Teddy Bear Adidas Sneaker designed by Jeremy Scott.
2-    Missoni for Converse.
3-    Textile designer Paule Marrot Editions collaborated with Nike Sportswear  to come up with these fun Nike Dunks.
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