Clothes Make The Man
Heck, their starting lineup (and coach) regarded phat, fly and fan -tastic.
Smush Parker: Armani Collezioni three-button wool suit, with full rayon lining; Ike Behar plaid necktie in Italian cheap ferragamo ladies shoes silk; cool suspenders and very nice sneakers.
Lamar Odom: Hugo Boss “Bodego” sport coat (smooth brushed cotton offers it a velvety really feel); Robert Talbott shirt, with traditional twill check design, single-needle tailoring and split-yoke construction.
Devean George: John W. Nordstrom “William” gown shirt, with mom-of-pearl buttons; David Donahue cuff links, in sterling silver with wealthy bands of blue; plus a nifty English walking cap.
Kobe Bryant: Joseph Abboud navy stripe suit — pants include two-pleat front, zip fly with hook-and-eye closure and back welt pockets; Cole Haan “Cooper” zip boot in gentle, tumbled goatskin.
Kwame Brown: Ben Sherman French cuff shirt, with knotted silk buttons; Salvatore Ferragamo gold-buckle reversible belt (it’s reversible!); Polo Ralph Lauren “Zahide” loafer, with leather-based higher and rubber sole (it is like wearing slippers to work!).
Phil Jackson: The Immaculate Assortment, by Phil Jackson.
As most of you understand by now, NBA Commissioner David Stern has devised a new costume code for players. Stern wants much less 50 Cent, more Prime Dollar.