We’re sort of obsessed with the art and function-ability of Prince
‘s “Who’s Next” campaign
, which let’s users click through a barrage of up-and-coming Prince-racquet toters. US Open junior champ Oli Golding gets his own profile page
and the youngsters are splashed across the racquet-maker’s homepage
in a well-made vid. Who’s next? Whoever doing is doing Prince’s graphics, we say. One more shot of Prince’s crowning campaign after the jump.
Serena and Venus approved?
We sort of have a love/hate relationships with the whole I’m-a-sexy-chick-wearing-an-NFL-jersey thing. If you’re going to wear a jersey, just wear one, right?! But if honor of all things consumer-tastic, we don’t mind the Victoria’s Secret adventure into sports-timate wear
. Just for Serena and Venus, we chose to snapshot the Miami Dolphins
page above. Zip-up hoodies run for $68 and “Hipster panties” go for $10.50 or three for $25.50. See a couple more items after the jump.
Looks like TOMS
, the ever-popular shoe among fashionable do-gooders, is taking a lesson from Maria Sharapova.
Following the great success
of Maria’s ballet flat for Cole Haan
announced that on Feb. 15 of next year they’ll begin to sell their own version
of the chic shoes (blue suede, picture above). The shoes will retail for $74 to $129. | More:
And if you didn’t know already, TOMS is now taking their you-buy-one-we-give-one-away model to eyewear
, which has been a popular hit already
Hey, New Yorkers!
TSF East really wishes that we could be at this one: Gelf
magazine is hosting a tennis-centric reading night this Thursday, Oct. 6, at Le Poisson Rouge in Greenwich Village. Who will be there? That’d be the Wall Street Journal
‘s Tom Perrotta
, Sports Illustrated
‘s S.L. Price
and L. Jon Wertheim
(here’s his latest Mailbag
, if you want talking points). The chatting starts at 7:30, but we advise to be there around the 7 p.m. doors-open time.
short(er) balls: Tom Ford
gets the nod from Out
magazine readers as the best-dressed gay
. Worst? Boy George
takes that honor, according to the mag’s brethren. Who was the most versatile of the crew? TSF
fave Johnny Weir
was fourth in voting for both best AND worst dressed out of 50 fellas. Double axel! | Staying gay: a list
of the all-time best queer TV characters. | Reebok
‘s EasyTone shoes? Not so toning
, says the US government. | Hope Solo
is posing sans clothes for ESPN the Magazine
‘s body issue. No tennis players are on the to-pose list
, as far as we can see. | Need your tennis betting fix? The new site Tennis Prophet
allows for interactive chatting with other fans. | Ticketmaster is giving away
a free clinic with the Champions Series Tennis
tour (Johnny Mac, Sampras, Agassi + more involved) and other gear. You can’t really beat a free
deal anywhere, y’all.