Style School

The Heat Is On

What you can learn from NBA All-Star Weekend's most memorable looks.

Lesson 1: Fit is, er, king… As the royal Mr. James and his teammates Dwyane and Chris–especially Chris–demonstrate, the ultimate accessory for a brown, navy, or khaki suit is a skilled tailor. Custom-made George Esquivel shoes are nice, too.

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Bosh, D-Wade and Bron Bron Bring the Heat

Lesson 2: A nicely proportioned pinstripe blazer is a classic. And going emerald green gives the staple a fresh spin. (Side note: Just because you now live in Gotham does not mean you need to have a geeky alter-ego.)

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Amar'e Stoudemire

Lesson 3: Mix (but don’t match) your patterns—an assortment of patten scales will give your look a sense of depth and keep you from looking like a picnic table.

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Chris Paul

Lesson 4: A slim rep tie is a great way to punch up a business-gray suit. (Also: see Lesson 1).

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Deron Williams

Lesson 5: If you are planning a big move, seize the opportunity to express your style! (Just not like this!)

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Carmelo Anthony

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  1. Jacob says:

    More than anything else, I learned I should keep my hands out of my pockets.

  2. Michael says:

    holy crap carmelo looks like some stylish african despot.

    http://www.postmoderngentleman.com

  3. Alex says:

    CP3, so on point.

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