Style Bomber of the Week: Mitchell S. Jackson from Portland, Oregon

From Allen Iverson to Shai Gilgeous Alexander, ballers have been fly. This wealthy cultural reality is the centerpiece of ‘FLY: THE BIG BOOK OF BASKETBALL FASHION’, the New York Instances bestseller by Pulitzer prize winner Mitchell S. Jackson, our Style Bomber of the Week.

Jackson’s newest is a visible commentary on the connection between excessive trend and hoops. A cultural collab he explores by celebrating the enduring fashion of NBA athletes. Some pages heighten nostalgia with Dennis Rodman’s epochal expression of sexuality á la trend and Walt Frazier’s signature fedora, however latest trend moments additionally coloration its pages: shirtless Dwyane Wade on the 2022 Met Gala, utilizing trend as protest á la Lebron James’ ‘I CAN’T BREATH’ tee.

Model is just not solely one thing Jackson explores for societal analysis however one thing he’s recognized for himself. His polished method to sample mixing and streetwear has secured him a spot as some of the fashionable folks in publishing. Throughout the promo phases of ‘FLY’, Jackson’s fashion soared with a novel vary. From cool cargos and textured clogs to groovy knit trousers and graphic tees, see how he stayed fly whereas on tour.

44th and threerd Bookstore, Atlanta 

Carrying Saint Laurent shirt, Zits Studio pants, Gucci footwear, bag and frames.

Wild Detectives Bookstore, Dallas 

Carrying Dries Van Noten shirt and pants, Bottega Venetta footwear, Gucci bag and Thierry Lasry frames.

Loyalty Bookstore, D.C 

Carrying John Elliot shirt, Marni pants, Rick Owens footwear, Issey Miyake Bao Bao bag and
Thierry Lasry frames.

Kindred Tales Bookstore

Carrying Vetements shirt, Dries Van Noten pants, Balenciaga footwear and bag, Thierry Lasry frames.

Reparations Membership Bookstore, L.A 

Carrying Dries Van Noten t-shirt, Wales Bonner pants, Bottega Veneta footwear and Balenciaga bag.

Good Morning America 3

Carrying Rick Owens shirt, Reese Cooper pants, Prada footwear, Thierry Lasry frames and David Yurman jewellery.

Schomburg Heart, New York

Carrying Zits Studios jacket, Maison Margiela shirt, Ami Paris pants, Golden Goose footwear and Thierry Lasry frames.
Picture: John Richard

Powell’s Bookstore, Portland

Carrying Jil Sanders shirt, Prada overalls and footwear, Issey Miyake Boa Boa bag.
Picture Credit score: Bayo Arigbon
Carrying Prada jumpsuit, Jordan 1 OG Chicago Misplaced and Discovered sneakers, and Prada bag.
Picture Credit score: Bayo Arigbon