Street Style: NBA wives shop for designer gear at Hudson’s Bay

Street Style: NBA wives shop for designer gear at Hudson’s Bay

To break up NBA All-Star Weekend’s cycle of game-watching and after-parties, Hudson’s Bay hosted a charity shopping event for the National Basketball Wives Association at the Room, where spouses of sports stars browsed Proenza Schouler and Alexander Wang while showing off their own incredibly swanky ensembles. Here, some of the best looks from people like Real Housewives of Potomac’s Charisse Jackson Jordan.

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Name: Joy Johnson (married to Edward Johnson, a.k.a. “Fast Eddie”)
Age: 52
Profession: Event planner
“I love anything edgy, flashy and a little over-the-top—but still classic. If I see something I want then I just have to have it.”

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Name: Dominique Lenard (married to retired NBA player Voshon Kelan Lenard)
Age: 33
Profession: Franchise owner
“My style is fluent. I wasn’t really prepared for this event; I just got off the road, so this is my driving outfit.”

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Name: Tomi Rose Strickland (married to former Miami Heat player Mark Strickland)
Age: 41
Profession: Senior VP
“My look is classy with a little bit of an edgy twist. I’m wearing a bit of everything today: the jacket is Balmain, the bag is Celine and I think the pants are Theory.”

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Name: Michelle Mashburn (married to retired NBA star Jamal Mashburn)
Age: 46
Profession: Business owner
“My style’s all over the place. If it’s cute, I’ll wear it.”

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Name: Diane Clemons (married to CFL legend Pinball Clemons)
Age: 50
Profession: Singer/songwriter
“I like edgy things. I think my Charlotte Olympia heels add some kick to this outfit.”

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Name: Brandy De Rosario (married to soccer player Dwayne De Rosario)
Age: 40
Profession: Football wife/mom
“I really like a relaxed boho look, mixed in with a few designer pieces. This wide leg takes me back to the 70s.”

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Name: Jessica Holmes
Age: 42
Profession: Comedian
“My mother gave me all her antique purses, including this one. My favourite quote is from my grandma: ‘Let the Joneses keep up with me.’”

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Name: Natasha Dooling (married to retired NBA guard Keyon Dooling)
Age: 36
Profession: NBA wife
“My look is casual and simple. I’m dressed head-to-toe in BCBG, one of my favourite labels.”

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Name: Charisse Jackson Jordan (married to former NBA player and college coach Eddie Jordan)
Age: 50
Profession: Reality star (Real Housewives of Potomac), president of the National Basketball Wives Association
“I have boring style today. I like to say I dress conservative, but with a pop. I’m a big fan of Christian [Dior], so my outfits always start there. This shopping event is heaven for me. They need to bring this [The Room at the Bay] to Maryland.”

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Name: Sandra Evans Short (married to retired NBA player Purvis Short)
Age: 57
Profession: Former president of National Basketball Wives Association
“My style is all about comfort. I love designer stuff if I can find it at a discount. My husband calls it cheap. I call it conservative.”

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Name: Lisa Nikolaou
Age: 45
Profession: Owner of Harbour 60
“I like to mix and match, mostly with streetwear and rock-and-roll looks. I tend to make my own style up.”

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Name: Jamillah Ross
Age: 41
Profession: Actor/singer
“I like modern classics. I tend to stick to the basics and not get too trendy—I want my clothes to last forever.”