The NBA Finals finally got underway last night at Roaracle, and if you were anywhere in the Bay Area you were watching. We here at Wingtip are huge NBA fans, with a particular affinity for the Warriors, so we thought we would incorporate two of our passions–clothes and basketball–into one post, and once our collective heart rate slowed down after the nail-biter, we put together a style report.
Tokens & Icons Basketball Arena Cufflinks are now available with designs from number-one ranked U Kentucky’s Memorial Coliseum and 11th ranked UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion. The authentic flooring pieces were recovered during renovations, and were set in sterling silver by Tokens & Icons. These are the perfect dressed-up accessory for those that wear their fandom on their sleeve.
The club’s 3rd Annual Kentucky Derby Party will feature southern fare, race day programs, and, of course, the most exciting two minutes of sports all year long. Michters is sponsoring the event, and has offered to buy everyone their first drink. Furthermore, each ticketed guest will receive an engraved Mint Julep cup, which entitles you… Read more »
Attention Cal Bears fans: Need a little pick-me-up after that 3-9 football season? We are now offering Cal-embroidered Peter Millar clothing.
It’s a nerve-wracking off-season for NHL fans, with a labor agreement that expires in September and looms over the 2012-13 season. Keep the faith with Tokens and Icons game-used puck cufflinks. These sterling-silver cufflinks are accentuated with pieces of actual game-used pucks. (Yes, there’s a certificate of authenticity.) These are an ice-slick accessory for fans–tough to keep… Read more »
This past week, invigorated by a momentous home stand against the LA Dodgers, Giants fans got out the vote for the All-Star race, nabbing four spots on the starting roster for the NL team. This left the taste of sour grapes in the mouths of snubbed fans across the country–especially in Queens, New York, where… Read more »
Artist Leroy Neiman has died at the age of 91. Neiman captured generations of athletes and pop icons with his frenetic brushstrokes and surrealistically colorful palette. He often painted his subjects in action, attacking his canvasses while his subjects performed in their respective arenas, be it the studio, the baseball diamond, even the chessboard. His… Read more »
San Francisco’s Olympic Club hosts the US Open this week, and if history is any indication, it’s going to be an unpredictable and extremely difficult course for the contestants. Forbes magazine notes, “The U.S. Open has been contested at The Olympic Club 4 times previously (1955, 1966, 1987, 1998), and only 4 golfers total across those 4 tournaments finished the tournament… Read more »
We were browsing The Trades this morning when we saw this disconerting headline: TV Ratings: Rising ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ Tops Stanley Cup Finals Interesting. Just to fill you in, here’s ESPN‘s breakdown of what you missed while you were watching talent show auditions: “Anze Kopitar scored a spectacular goal on a breakaway with… Read more »