There’s no better time of year to hit the refresh button on your wardrobe than spring. It’s pretty simple - as the weather warms up, clothing gets lighter, colors brighter, and looks a whole lot swaggier. NBA ballers Tristan Thompson, J.R. Smith, Nick Young and Aaron Gordon show us how to pull off this seasons best looks. And you should trust them, there's more than one reason they were always picked first at recess.
Author: Brett Fahlgren | Modeling: Tristan Thompson, J.R. Smith, Nick Young and Aaron Gordonwww.gq.com
Tristan exudes cool confidence, and his look is a perfect match – a lush suede jacket with low key fitted trousers – easy All-American sportswear.
A sharp timepiece and refined leather duffel are first-class accessories that will keep you on time and away game ready.
One of our top suit colors of the season. Leave it to Cucinelli to create something so comfortable, without sacrificing a thread of sartorial swagger.
The short-sleeve button-front shirt is a warm weather staple that makes it’s triumphant return come spring. Pattern on pattern? Why not.
J.R. has an edge to his game, both on and off the court. Grey and white faded camo jeans are the perfect way to make your look a stand out.
Streetwear lets you say a lot with a little, in this case artfully distressed denim paired with a worn and faded pocket sweatshirt.
Make your look all your own by adding key accessories, in this case layers bracelets, from rugged to refined. A ring finishes it off.
A lightweight navy jacket with embroidered tee and tan shorts are nautical inspired and boat ready – just make sure it’s the off season.
This heather grey sweater is subtle and effortless - what spring style should be all about.
A look made for LA’s palm trees and convertibles, Nick Young, aka Swaggy P, shows us how to pull off a big & bold patterned button down shirt – pair it with solid colors.
A fine cashmere henley layered under a lightweight jacket in monochromatic grey tones is a stylish lesson on low-key luxury.
Athletic inspiration meets street style with a spring look that can go from lunch at the Sunset Marquis to an afternoon pick up game.
Leather jackets that are this lightweight and streamlined are made for the warmer months. The varsity jacket styling, and nautical stripes underneath keep it clean and cool.
A paper thin, sky blue leather jacket, white jeans and leather slips-ons make a powerful statement – similar to Aaron’s penchant for dunking on everyone.
We had trouble getting this jacket back from Aaron – A+ style quotient, a stand out piece we believe in and you can wear right now.
Give your sport coat game an upgrade with this linen blue plaid blazer. It’ll travel well, and pairs up with everything from jeans to light blue trousers.