Dapper & Drafted: Bow Ties for NBA and NFL draft
To be a Baller, one has to dress like a Baller! With the N.B.A. and N.F.L. draft approaching, many young prospects are faced with the decision of what to wear on draft day. For the past few years prospects have dawned the stages in suits and an array of bow ties. Below are a few curated images of past draft picks sporting bow ties.
D'Angelo Russell 2015 Draft/ Photo Yahoo Sports
D'Angelo Russell reps Ohio State with his scarlet jacket and gray lapel over a red-and-white gingham shirt and red bow tie.
Odell Beckham Jr Draft Day 2014/ Photo Espn
Odell Beckham from Louisiana State University, sports a conservative and timeless grey suit with a matching grey bow tie to compliment his light lavender shirt.
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson at 2015 NBA Draft
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson from the University of Arizona wears red and black plaid pants—a statement piece of his ensemble and a classic black silk bow tie.
Andrew Wiggins 2014 Draft Minnesota Timberwolves
Andrew Wiggins from the University of Kansas was the top pick in the 2014 draft! He made a bold statement with this floral print tux and black bow tie.
The sartorial expectations for the draft are high and have become a condition of Baller stardom. Dressing well and setting the right fashion tone on draft day is a moment that will be part of history. So, if you are a prospect we hope you select the right attire that will land you on the best dressed list and not the worst dress list. In the meantime, here are a few of our luxury black bow ties to help you land on the best dressed list!