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Sneakers, Trends

Holiday Kicks Gift Guide

Boom, the boot is back and stronger then ever. If you are looking for a sneaker for those kick lovers out there, I have you covered. From super cool to girly, you are sure to find one for everyone out there. I have long been a fan of the Nike Air Force One and these military inspired boots are outrageous and funky! If you need something unique, these are them for sure. They come in a handful of colors too!

Holiday kicks military boots

For the retro lover, these throwback vintage inspired Nike’s are legit. They just relaunched and these are selling out quick. I love to pair mine with a simple denim and cool jacket.

Nike kicks for retro lover

For the exercise queen, these adidas iniki running shoe feels like your running on air. I love how they mold to your foot, and I literally can run, cross train, and wear them to yoga!

adidas iniki sneakers

For the adidas originals fan, and for the more girly girl, pastel kicks are perfect. I have been wearing gazelle’s since I was young, and these baby pink pair are not only super affordable, but any girl will love these. I mean they even go with a cute dress!

adidas gazelles

If you are looking for a classic, then look no further then the checker Vans. These became an instant must have sneaker in the skate world years ago, and they have never gone out of style! Also, these too are a great affordable gift.

Checker Vans

Last, for the cold weather, why not try the Nike Roshe two knitfly hi kick. It is made for the colder weather and is super unique. Plus it is on steep sale right now, so run and pick a pair up for the holidays!

Nike Roshe two knitfly hi kick

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Everyday, Sneakers

Shades and Sneakers all weekend!

Okay so the weekend is here, and I cannot believe that summer is almost over. Of course I have  blown through about five pairs of shades. My problem is that I tend to throw them around, lose them while biking or boating, or just leave them in a hotel room while I am traveling. So needless to say, I am here to give you a run down of my favorite pairs for under $50 today.

Shades and sneakers

Besides that, this summer has been full of new kicks that I am wearing a lot. When it comes to that, lets just say, keeping them clean is definitely not easy. So when I came across Sneaker Lab I was in heaven. Their products make keeping sneakers clean super easy.

Sk8 Hi red Vans

I have been living in my favorite white Nike Air Huarache’s, and these Sk8 Hi red Vans. What I love about Sneaker Lab, is their products refresh and restore sneakers with little environmental impact. My favorite products are the sneaker wipes and the premium kit. I tend to not wear socks so the odor protector is a total go to in the summer, and nothing is as easy as keeping the soles white then the wipes.

Sneaker lab

Sneaker lab wipes

When it comes to summer shades, the aviator is always my go to. My favorite pair ever is from Nordstrom. They are a dark shade of black and they are only $14.00. The brass plum section of the store always has fun and easy shades that are all less then $25.00. Now for me that is a score since I cannot seem to keep a pair for longer then a few weeks without losing them.

Oversize Aviator

 

Check out some of my other favs below.

Mirrored shades

55mm Mirrored Sunglasses

65mm Oversize Aviator Sunglasses

High Key Aviator shades

Desi Perkins ‘High Key’ 62mm Aviator Sunglasses

 

 

Everyday, Game Day

NBA Summer League 2017!

Every summer in Las Vegas, the NBA puts on a display like you have never seen. What started over a decade ago by Warren Legaire, with the help of my father who is a seasoned NBA coach, has turned into the must be place of the summer. Young players and rookies come out to play with their respected NBA teams and it is a place to watch all of the amazing young talent. This year was a whole different level for me, as I had several meetings during the week, for both design and social media.

Celtics and Lakers Matchup

NBA summer league games

Score board

On day one, the entire Thomas and Mack arena was sold out, and people were waiting outside to get in. The first matchup between the Celitcs and the Lakers was crazy. If you are watching hoops, you know that Lonzo Ball, who was drafted by the Lakers, is a person to watch, and the fans came out screaming.

Milwuakee Bucks practice

Not only that, it is a place for every agent, coach, owner, and front office to come together once a year to watch and scout talent. It is so fun, as 25 years with my dad coaching in the league, I know so many people and love chatting about who are the people and teams to watch. Here is pictured above showing plays to young coaches during one of the Milwuakee Bucks practices.

NBA TV and TNT broadcasters interviewing

crew from The Starters

Also, it has hit the media hard. Both NBA TV and TNT broadcasters are out interviewing. NBA TV now broadcasts all of summer league on television as well as ESPN. The crew from The Starters did a great live set each day interviewing players.

John Wall

Lebron James

Besides young players, pretty much every major NBA player shows up sometime during the week. Two of my favorite sightings were John Wall and of course Lebron James. Being in Vegas, it is the perfect place to come out, go out at night, and have a little fun while watching hoops.

Trends, Your Style

Rocker Vibes!

I am not going to lie, I have always been a fan of a great vintage rock tee. I casually live in them all summer long because they are easy and fun. Mixing and matching them for day to night is super easy. I have been obsessed with Madeworn, an L.A. based line that has been killing the game. Their pieces all feel worn in, and I will be rocking this Blondie tee with my denim shorts in the day, and then with cool pants at night.

Made Worn vintage rock tee

OBSESSED with these high-waisted pants from DVF. I had a pair several years ago that I wore into the ground, and the moment I spied these at Saks Fifth Avenue, they were in my shopping bag. What I love about a high-waisted pant, especially in the summer is that you can really show off your waist by tucking tanks and tees into them. The color of these is amazing, so different then most you will find, and also adds a vintage feel to them. The material is easy and breezy, so they will be perfect for summer nights.

DVF high-waisted pants

Two of my favorite accessory designers are Rebecca Minkoff and Kendra Scott, both available at Nordstrom. I love a big and bold cuff in the summer, and this one from Kendra Scott is available in gold, silver, and rose gold. So it pretty much goes with any and everything. What makes it a good investment piece, is can be edgy with a look like this, or timeless for a more dressy affair.

Timeless accessories from Nordstrom

The must have summer color. I don’t even know how to describe the color of these adidas Gazelles. They are almost like a smoky grey, and let me say they go with everything. I own so many all white and colorful ones, that these are a bit different then the usual. Make sure to pick up any of the Gazelle’s this summer, as they are on a big comeback tour!

adidas Gazelles

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Sneakers, Trends

Spring Sneaker Lust

Pink Nike Jordan sneaker

Well Spring has hit, and there is no shortage of sneakers that I have my eye after. Last week, I think I shot five different pairs that will all be on my rotation these next few months. As you know I love the men’s pairs, and this baby pink Nike Jordan is divine. I also just got the newest James Harden for adidas sneakers, and the olive green color is perfect for all of my wardrobe right now.

James Harden for Adidas sneaker

Speaking of working out, Nike has so many fun running sneakers right now, and I have been craving a fun color! This purple pair are perfect for running on the treadmill, or taking a class at Equinox.

Purple Nike sneaker

Now that the weather is back to be warmer, I am also living in my adidas gazelles and slides. The slides are so comfortable, and I love wearing them around the city to walk in. Also, you can never go wrong with an old skool pair of gazelles, the black and white are my favorite, but if I must, the red are on my mind too.

adidas slides

adidas gazelles

Check out all of my other favorites right now!

Nike FreeNike Free Sneaker

Floral Nike sneaker

Floral Nike Sneaker

Paul George for Nike

adidas Gazelles

Fenty by Puma

Steve Madden

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