In the world of golf fashion, the year 2016 has proved to be ground breaking. With new Spring and Summer lines from brands like Chase54, Longball, and Travis Matthew players will be looking very fashion forward on and off the course. Keep in mind though that no outfit can be complete without the proper accessories. So Golf Fashion Weekly has created a guide to help you put the finishing touches on your outfit on and off the course.
Adidas I think we are all excited about golf’s return to the Olympics in Rio this summer. We haven’t seen this since 1904, which it’s safe to say none of us were around then! Adidas will be the official uniform provider for the athletes, coaches and staff of the USA golf team. This spring GFW is especially fond of their new Tour 360 x boa shoes. These golf shoes are top notch in protection, comfort, and performance. Get #GearedForMore at www.adidas.com
Antas Apparel is a family owned company based out of California since 2008. They are known as the first and finest brand to bring quality apparel products with high-class customer care to the “green grass” golf market. One of GFW’s favorite Antas products are their Exotic belts, offered in genuine crocodile, alligator, and python. These belts have a timeless style and classic fit that is unrivaled by any other brand. Antas women’s belt line comes in two different styles of Pebble and Suede. Antas has a classic sophisticated look that displays exclusivity on and off the course. Become a part of the Antas club today! www.antasapparel.com
Biion likes to describe themselves as trailblazers and trendsetters. This is because they work hard to break away from the norms of golf lifestyle fashion. They create their products for people who are the influencers and understand that there is nothing comparable to Biion. GFW is a big fan of the Biion Footwear Collection, which are unique, innovative, and stylish. With many different styles, they have options for every player’s taste. One of GFW favorite things about Biion’s footwear collection is that they can be worn anywhere, and you are guaranteed to not only stand out from the crowd, but attract one as well! Shop today. www.biionfootwear.com
Ecco Revolutionizing the footwear market is what Ecco brand shoes is known for. For almost 50 years Ecco shoes has been producing quality made products where every little detail is payed attention too, priding themselves in their craftsmanship. They produce both men’s and women’s golf shoes that we here at GFW love to wear. The most popular golf footwear by Ecco for men is the Cage Shoe which is described as fitting your foot like a second skin. The most popular Ecco women’s golf shoe is the Biom Hybrid 2 which provides unbeatable comfort paired with professional performance ability. Enhance your game with properly crafted shoes. www.ecco.com
Footjoy If you are looking for a superior golf shoe, then Footjoy is the brand for you. Their high quality, comfort, performance, and attention to detail is why so many Tour players have won with FJ’s on their feet. FJ’s most innovation shoe to hit the market, Freestyle, was inspired from a tree frog. Freestyle offers golfers the perfect balance of mobility and traction & combines athletic styling with bold vibrant colors. If you are looking for innovation & comfort, look no further then the Footjoy. www.footjoy.com/freestyle
G/Fore Mossimo Giannulli is the founder, designer, and creator of G/Fore. Mossimo has a fashion business background which, combined with his understanding and love for golf, creates a fashion line that is incomparable to other brands. G/Fore understands that golf is more than just a game, but rather a social, business, and personal opportunity to grow, therefore G/Fore’s pieces are sophisticated and classy. G/Fore offers gloves for both men and women made of premium leather and constructed for an unparalleled fit. Their shoes are as comfortable as they are stylish. They are made of the finest material, enduring all conditions with the ability to adapt to any environment, course or clubhouse. Indulge yourself with G/Fore www.gfore.com
Kentwool Known as the world’s best golf sock, Mark Kent has created a top notch brand in Kentwool. GFW understands that socks can ruin the play of your game which is why, everyone at GFW wears Kentwool socks. Their socks combine superfine Merino wool, natural smart fibers, and WINDspun technology keeping your feet blister free. They come in several different collections and sizes depending on what each player is looking for. Keep your feet happy by shopping at www.kentwool.com
Jacob Hill Leather An exclusive company, Jacob Hill Leather produces some of the finest made exotic goods. GFW admires Jacob Hill’s sophisticated products that contain so much personality. Their leather goods are produced from skins such as alligator, snakes, ostrich, and even bison. Here at GFW we do not only love Jacob Hill for their belts but their other products such as their leather yardage books, a favorite being the Straits Yardage Book which is made from South African Ostrich hides. Make an impression on and off the course with Jacob Hill leather products, www.jacobhillleather.com
Nexbelt “The Belt With No Holes” has a unique ratcheting system that allows the wearer to adjust his or her belt in 1/4 inch increments versus the normal 1” adjustability of a traditional pin/buckle style belt, providing the best fit, feel, and fashion available. GFW took notice of Nexbelt because of their specialized Golf Series of belts that conveniently house a hidden ball marker behind the flip down face of the buckle. Over 100 interchangeable belt/buckle combinations available for Men and Women at www.nexbelt.com.
Nike is one of the most well-known and respected brands across the world. Therefore, it would be near impossible to create a 2016 golf accessories guide without them. Nike’s golf line is extensive and impressive, seeing as Nike is an innovative company, inspiring other sportswear brands. At GFW, we recommend the Lunar Control 4. The Lunar Control 4 delivers outstanding cushioning, support and stability while a waterproof microfiber upper provides comfort and lasting durability. For women, GFW suggests looking at the Nike Blazer, whose original style was designed for basketball but has been adapted since. The Nike Blazer has great traction and stability with a waterproof upper ensuring dry feet. Customize your own golf shoes with Nike ID. Find more at www.nike.com/golf
Puma is leading sports brand throughout the world, who develops, markets, and sells top notch sport products. Their new Titan Tour IGNITE collection is sure to turn heads this year. The IGNITE features PUMA’s running performance, IGNITE foam and PWRCOOL technologies to maximize energy return and to keep your toes cool during the heat. Finish the look with PUMA’s script snapback golf hat. Get your style today at www.cobragolf.com/pumagolf
Slide Belts is built upon a foundation of hard work and attention to detail. This belt brand is known for high quality products, that are simple and stylish. GFW is particularly fond of Slide Belts golf line. Made from genuine leather these belts are bold, trendy, and will be sure to make a statement on the course. The Black genuine leather is always a nice touch to any outfit but add some green or yellow to the mix for the perfect pop of color. Make your belt a fashion statement with Slide Belts, www.slidebelts.com
Royal Albatross “The definition of luxurious sports footwear,” is how Royal Albatross describes their brand. The company was started with the goal of creating the world’s finest golf shoe, and everyone here at GFW believes they accomplished this. The 2016 men’s club collection consists of some of the most luxurious and classiest golf shoes. The shoes are crafted from a full-grain water resistant leather. The sole is made of a plush cushioning and is very supportive. Royal Albatross paired with Vibram to create a sole that is extra stable. Their shoes are stylish and will look good paired with any golf attire. Buying Royal Albatross is not just buying another pair of golf shoes it is buying a whole new golf experience, www.albartross.com
Sketchers is a well-recognized shoe brand and GFW wants to acknowledge them for their quality crafted golf shoes. PGA Tour member, Matt Kuchar’s official shoe is the Sketchers Go Golf Pro. The Go Golf Pro will help optimize your game to the next level with a shock absorbing stability sole and premium waterproof leather. GFW recommends Sketchers Go Golf Blade for women. The Go Golf Blade features replaceable Softspikes for a hybrid traction system. They also have a Resalyte shock absorbing midsol and a high-performance Resamax cushioned insole system. For the ultimate blend of comfort and innovative technology try sketchers, www.skechers.comWHAT'S YOUR REACTION?