rss

Category: Fashion

0

Pitch perfect: why vintage football shirts are a style game-changer

A heady mix of Drake, Liam Gallagher and nostaglia is moving the goalposts when it comes to classic kitsJust like fashion, football seasons are primed around newness. As well as players, rivalries and bids for the title, three new kits arrive for each …

0

‘I was a dangerous person’: Casey Legler on life as a teenage Olympian – and raging alcoholic

At 19, Legler broke the Olympic freestyle swimming record. But she was also an alcoholic and drug dealer who had suffered years of abuse from her trainers. She is surprised she is still alive, she saysOne day, when she was a teenager, Casey Legler woke…

0

The Louth outback races – in pictures

A drought-hit village with a population of just 30 on the Darling River in outback New South Wales is flooded with racegoers for its annual race meet. Twenty-six-year-old Wendy Peel won the Louth Cup easily on stallion Austin. ‘She was 10 lengths ahead…

0

Big hitters: the most noteworthy Wimbledon court style – in pictures

From Lili de Alvarez’s groundbreaking culottes to Arthur Ashe’s short-shorts and Serena Williams’ Swarovski ‘broosh’, the grass courts of south-west London have seen their fair share of fashion moments Continue reading…

0

Big hitters: the most noteworthy Wimbledon court style – in pictures

From Lili de Alvarez’s groundbreaking culottes to Arthur Ashe’s short-shorts and Serena Williams’ Swarovski ‘broosh’, the grass courts of south-west London have seen their fair share of fashion moments Continue reading…

0

Adidas under fire for racist tweets after botched Arsenal launch

Company automatically posted pictures of new shirts with offensive Twitter handles on back Adidas UK has come under fire after a social media gambit backfired spectacularly, leading to the company tweeting out pictures of its shirts with racist and off…

0

David and Victoria Beckham split from business partner Simon Fuller

Couple buy ex-Spice Girls manager’s 33% stake for about $50mDavid and Victoria Beckham have bought out their business partner Simon Fuller’s 33% stake in the former England footballer’s businesses for about $50m (£38m).The deal gives the Beckhams full …

0

Sorry, but Sports Illustrated’s Swimwear Issue is still showcasing sex, not beauty | Marina Hyde

The American magazine is being disingenuous if it thinks the use of one burkini-clad Muslim model will ‘shatter perceptions’As a huge fan of all attempts to complexify the men’s magazine market, I couldn’t be more moved by the latest gambit by Sports I…

0

Skinny jeans: has Zinedine Zidane’s fashion travesty finally killed the look?

Zidane’s outfit to announce his return to Real Madrid was, on multiple levels, a mistake. But these distressed dark denim numbers, with their turn-ups visible from space, may be the last nail in the coffin for tight trousersAs far as looks go, the newl…

0

Swim England in deep water over women’s swimwear advice

National sports body removes web advice on ‘flabby stomachs’ and ‘too long torsos’ after student’s criticismSwim England’s guidance on choosing swimwear has been criticised for focusing too much on the shape of women’s bodies.The national governing bod…

0

Memoirs of an Asian Football Casual: hooliganism gave me a way to fit in

He dressed smart, carried a knife and wound up in jail. As his life story hits the stage, Riaz Khan reveals how, in 1980s Britain, soccer violence was very multiculturalIt wasn’t so much the violence that attracted Riaz Khan to football hooliganism as …

0

Nike releases full ad featuring Colin Kaepernick – video

Nike has unveiled its first ‘Just Do It’ ad narrated by Colin Kaepernick. The two-minute commercial highlights superstar athletes LeBron James, Serena Williams and others, and touches on the controversy of NFL players protesting against racial inequali…

0

Nike releases full ad featuring Colin Kaepernick – video

Nike has unveiled its first ‘Just Do It’ ad narrated by Colin Kaepernick. The two-minute commercial highlights superstar athletes LeBron James, Serena Williams and others, and touches on the controversy of NFL players protesting against racial inequali…

0

‘I’m not sure I’ll wear a waistcoat again’ jokes Southgate on England return

• Manager’s dress sense was talking point during World Cup• Southgate jokes that he’ll make decision based on weatherGareth Southgate joked that he might never wear a waistcoat again after he unveiled his first England squad since he guided the team to…

0

Alizé Cornet showed the most dangerous thing in sport is a woman’s body

The recent incidents over how female players should dress at tournaments, exposes wider issues about how women express themselvesWhen I was 15, I stepped foot onto a golf course where I had practiced throughout my junior career as I made my way towards…

0

Waistcoat sales up as Gareth Southgate sets trend at World Cup

England manager is said to have sparked an increase in sales of formal wear For years football fans have been able to emulate the look of their idols with replica shirts, but this World Cup something different is happening: supporters are rushing to bu…

0

Racegoers attend first day of Royal Ascot – in pictures

The five-day meeting is one of the highlights of the horse-racing calendar. Horse racing has been held at the famous Berkshire course since 1711. Top hats and tails remain compulsory in parts of the course while a daily procession of horse-drawn carria…

0

Nigeria World Cup football shirts captures public imagination

Fans queue in London before England match for shirts which sold out in minutes onlineNigeria may be about to play England in a friendly football match at Wembley but it is their eye-catching kit which has captured the public imagination, selling 3 mill…

0

Raheem Sterling defends gun tattoo against media criticism

England footballer says image relates to father’s fatal shooting and his favoured footThe England forward Raheem Sterling has defended his new tattoo against media criticism, saying the image of a gun has a “deeper meaning”.The Manchester City player p…

0

David Beckham appointed ?ambassador of British fashion

British Fashion Council hopes to leverage Beckham’s fame to attract young talent and global investmentDavid Beckham is to take on a leadership role in the fashion industry, a move that consolidates the standing of Beckham and his wife, Victoria, who is…