Hornets swingman fashion rising star Kelly Oubre Jr. debuted his brand Dope$oul’s first limited capsule collection at pop-up event during New York Fashion Week on Friday night. The 001 capsule featured nine pieces that were inspired by minimalism and streetwear. It will be released later in the Fall. “Rebirth”Black hoodie “$till”Grey hoodie “Unbound”A black tee “Malibu”Tee, black “Message” Sweats, cargo denim pants, black flare jeans, a puffer jacket, a “Reincarnated”A rug, a branded baseball hat, and a ski mask.
Utah’s Jordan Clarkson and Oklahoma City’s Shai Gilgeous-Alexander were also in attendance at Friday’s event.
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Oubre’s newest fashionIt shouldn’t come as a surprise that venture should be a common theme. The 25-year-old is quickly emerging as one of the league’s best dressed players; always showing up in style, especially on game days. His bold suits are often complemented with diamond pendants and a pair shades.
The fashionIndustry has become more popular with other NBA stars including Lakers guards and fashionRussell Westbrook, a mogul who founded his streetwear clothing brand Honor the Gift back in 2016, was the one who launched it.
Both young and old players have transformed arena tunnels in to runway shows. The integration of basketball and fashion is nothing new, today’s NBA stars are showing off their unique styles more than ever as a way to express themselves off the court.
Expect to see Oubre sporting his latest collection and more throughout the 2021-22 season where he’ll suit up for the first time in a Hornets jersey alongside his new and ever-so-stylish teammate LaMelo Ball.