Dwyane Wade Says David Stern’s Dress Code Improved NBA Fashion Around the NBA

Dwyane Wade is one of the many players in the NBA that could be considered a fashion guru and Dwyane Wade gives David Stern credit for the NBA fashion across the league. Stern’s dress code was in forced before the start of the 2005-2006 NBA Season. Wade dresses up most notably during the playoffs. Wade claims it helped NBA players step up their fashion game. Wade:

“It was like, ‘OK, now we got to really dress up and we can’t just throw on a sweat suit,’” he said. “Then it became a competition amongst guys and now you really got into it more and you started to really understand the clothes you put on your body, the materials you’re starting to wear, so then you become even more of a fan of it.”

“Obviously sometimes we push the envelope, and I think it’s because we’re athletes,” he said in an interview Tuesday. “We’re not looked at as guys who should wear certain things. Being flamboyant is being OK.”

“My lady has her style and I love her elegance that she brings to it,” he said. “And I think I bring a little spice to it. Maybe that’s one of the perks of dating someone nine years younger, bring a little hipster to it!” “Being Mary Jane” star just returned from their two-week honeymoon in the Maldives, Tanzania and the Seychelles.

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Published by Tony Montalto

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