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posted by Angus @ 7/28/2012 01:50:00 PM
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My vote:(A) US, the beret w/logo is just sad, and the polo logo is out of place on a national uniform. Agreed that both suck.(B) Harden--the beard pushes him over the top. Ibaka can pull off a fashion statement like this.
Ibaka looks damned sharp. The US uniforms are an embarrassment. At any rate, the NBA ballers shouldn't have to wear them.
I like clothes--a lot. Ralph is up there high on my list; probably only second to Gant, as a whole. So...preppy is sorta "my thing."And, LORD, is that uniform bad. It's not even geek-menswear-blogger acceptable. The beret--god, the beret. THAT'S NOT EVEN A REMOTELY AMERICAN THING. Double breasted blazers are cool again these days, but damned hideous--look out for someone with the button undone, and you'll see how bad they are. Club collars also suck, but that's more debatable. The tie is...meh. I'd wear it, if I wore ties. And white pants OR white shoes are cool--never together.Now...as to the dude in the middle: is that an NBA player? I had to look, not watching the olympics, to learn that that was the spanish uni. (Aside: it was a russian design--ummm...strange...spain's not italy, but they're not slouches, surprising they'd let that go out of house). If he buttoned his jacket correctly (middle button, not all 3) and wore a different (or preferably no) tie, and lost the dumb ass fedora, I don't think that dress uni is bad at all (assuming the blazer isn't polyester). Their mens' 'athletic' jackets, however, are absolutely god-awful--ed-hardy-awful--with that swirly french-curve design. The polo shirts dudes got are pretty much the ugliest things ever.Ok...that's enough.
The man in the middle is Serge Ibaka of the Congo, the Thunder and Spain.
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