Djokovic: Least fashionable player?

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  1. Falloutjr

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    Just saw his outfit for his night match at the USO. Not only is the dragon on the back too much, but the shoes/socks don't match at all, and the red shorts are really just too much. Least fashionable player on the ATP tour atm IMO. Your thoughts?
     
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    he looks ready for halloween..........

    just needs a trident fork and red devil horns
     
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  3. marosmith

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    he is a freak.
     
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  4. bezs

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    The cap is even worse its fugly.
     
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  5. SuperFly

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    Sergio Tacchinni is trying to sell his line to the younger crowd. But it's just not that cool.
     
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  6. phoenicks

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    the Dragon is just over the top. Maybe they are looking eastwards and want to penetrate the east asian market?
     
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  7. phoenicks

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    Petzchner miss the FH, c'mon Djoker, close it up already
     
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  8. phoenicks

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    Petzchner miss a FH again, but djoker celebration is just overly....
     
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    His new Sergio shirts are heinous... and it's so tacky having the logo on the front and each sleeve. Blatant attempts at promo like that fail imo.
     
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    I just figured he was wearing his little brother's shirt.
     
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  11. phoenicks

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    Crap, I remember I was posting these in Pro player and match section.
     
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    he probably doesn't care. money talks.
     
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  13. the mania

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    Total disaster. At least fila made some classic looking stuff for Blake and he's washed up! Love that joker
     
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  14. Feña14

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    Interesting that those kind of designs are quite popular in Europe at the moment.

    Inter Milan have a dragon on their new away shirt, it looks a bit weird but it's certainly unique.

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  15. MarcusInKensington

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    Didn't think his outfits could get any worse after the Adidas "bird poo on the shoulder" line of clothes, but Djoko and Sergio have really outdone themselves this time. Awful, embarrassing gear.

    I'm assuming part of the deal that brought him to ST was that he'd have some input on the designs?
     
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    That snake isn't really a trend in Milan right now. It comes from the biscione which has been the symbol of a certain family from Milan for over a thousand years. Nike just decided to use a very ugly depiction that looks like a 11 year old drew it and slapped it on the kit.

    It does look like Djokovic asked for something similar, if not uglier.
     
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  17. NoleDjoko

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    i think his night outfit is good
    and st is getting him an asian look before shanghai and china open
    which nole is popular out there in china
    and about his fashion judy murray said in her blog that nole is asharp dresser way to go scot
     
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    Terrible outfit in match vs petzschner :)
     
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    Yeah not sure what they were thinking with that one...
     
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    I wonder why they always associate the color red to china (obviously the flag).

    But if I'm chinese I'd be pretty bummed about wearing red, I'd want to wear something different.

    Djoko had the same red/yellow adidas WTF crew last year, with the same red yellow geniuses.

    The Houston ROckets changed their jerseys to red a year after Yao Ming came to town.

    If I remember correctly the Shanghai Barricades were again red and gold.
     
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  21. The_Question

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    Nothing wrong w/his outfit. I have seen much worse from, example, Nike!!
     
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    He wears what he is given, he is paid multi millions so its not all his choice. People call him unfashionable, I call him clever. All these pros look average and get paid nothing for wearing Adidas and Nike like everyone else but Novaks bank balance is looking good, signature racket and clothing, good man.Dont get me wrong, I am not a fan of the dragon stuff at all! I did think the stuff he wore for the French and Wimby were good.
     
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  23. NoleDjoko

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    at shanghai he wore black and gold
     
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  24. NoleDjoko

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    +1 couldn't agree more
     
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  25. Falloutjr

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    Surely someone as high-status as Djokovic has at least some say in what he wears, though.
     
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  26. johnnymacfan

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    He absolutely does. Maybe not with as much say so with a brand like Adidas, but Tacchini? My guess is that he has final approval. Every one of his ST outfits reeks of Ed Hardy and Affliction d-baggery. Awful.
     
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  27. Shaolin

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    All the new ST clothes are really corny and stupid. I used to wear ST, now I have to give up on them forever. Way to go guys.
     
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    Hes coach or dad was wearing a sergio shirt with djok on it!!! nuff said
     
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    this.

    if i was him i wouldnt mind the dragons
    im not the one looking at them :D
     
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  30. Outlined

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    It must be popular in Italy, not in the rest of europe I can assure you
     
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  31. baseline_monster

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    Italins do wear whatever they like, they are the most daring fashion country and the world. Not saying there right on anything but they do as they feel and not follow everyone, I do respect that. For how many years has the adidas barricade/comp like looked the same? Its not changed since the long stripes down the back and possibly the safin 09 aussie shirt.
     
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  32. slice bh compliment

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    You both nailed it. Sale rack fare for America's growing Guido population.

    Remember when Tacchini was top shelf?

    Now those of us with good taste must look to FILA and the like. I'm thinking of just starting my own line (just for myself and a few friends). Like Athletic DNA, but with better fabrication. Clean lines and simple prints.
     
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    You nailed it. Horrid stuff. I was actually excited about the Ace shorts; seemed classy and understated. Then I clicked "addtional views" and saw 'Nole' emblazoned across the bum. Yeah, I'm gonna wear shorts with a dude's nickname across my rear. Thanks, ST. We wait for years for a return to glory and we get this cheeseball line.

    I agree with Slice Backhand...a lot of Fila's line is looking better and better (but not the TR stuff).
     
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    Worst of all, who wants a word that rhymes with "hole" across their bum? Maybe that's what Novak asked for - but there are too many people out there who already think Nole is an a**hole. Why make the joke so easy for them?
     
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    Nice!!!!!!!
     
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    I think the prints on the ST clothes look like tattoos and they are trying to appeal to the tattoo crowd.
     
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  37. cork_screw

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    Leave kfed alone. I mean screech, I mean... who are we talking about again?
     
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    i actually liked nole's wimby outfit so classy with a touch of green , so i don think he is the least fashionable
     
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  39. Winky

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    My girlfriend saw Djok's outfit and asked if he was gay. No joke.
     
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  40. slice bh compliment

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    Yeah, that was solid. But when he wears something cool like that, I give Tacchini credit. When he wears something heinous (like this week), it's him, all his fault, LOL!

    I do like the front though (touches on some early 80s apparel Mac wore). It's the guido stuff on the back and the copious logos that are objectionable.
     
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  41. Feña14

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    There are alot of kits for the new season that have wacky designs and patterns. Werder Bremen have loads of different greens with a huge lightning bolt kind of thing on the chest which is bizarre, Inter and Juventus have zig zag lines separating their stripes. Lyon have a bright purple/pink shirt in the design of an indian rug :)

    I would certainly say wacky and unusual sport designs are in over here at the moment.
     
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    watching his match now, is he serious about that hat? he looks like a drug dealing thug. He should check out Federer's outfits and take notes.
     
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    his sergio gear looks terrible on TV and in person. the cheesiest of the cheese.
     
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  44. slice bh compliment

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    You think that's bad? Wait until you see him wear that hat with the requisite d0ucheba9 tilt.
     
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    Love Nole, love his game (when he plays well, don't get me started when his head is up his a**), but ST is crap. ST doesn't last very long, doesn't look good (older stuff, and this new stuff is god awful), and isn't very 'cutting edge'

    But at the end of the day he's making $$$$$$ to wear that. And honestly its pathetic everyone is so caught up in the fashion of MENS TENNIS (women's tennis I refuse to follow because its often painful to watch, but the same ideas would apply if I did give a *#@*). To me, get clothes that fit your build, that have good breathing properties and will last. If you like the colour that's a bonus. Stop looking at tennis as some kind of fashion competition, because come sunday, the champ will be holding the trophy because he was able to beat the competition, not because he looked stunning and suave in his perfectly matching tracksuit/match-suit.
    And I wondered why tennis players are looked at as image and monetarily "represented" people. Let a player's game represent them not the clothes on their back; a 3.0 dressed as RF will still be a 3.0.
     
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  46. MythicalBeast

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    No, monfils is
     
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  47. adidasman

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    It's good that you feel that way - but not everyone does. Tennis clothes are part of the fun of playing for me, and, as far as I'm concerned, playing tennis is not just about winning and losing. (I'd guess you might disagree. That's fine.) For me, wearing great-looking tennis clothes isn't about competing with the other guy; it's about enjoying the game and the "uniform" that goes with it. Many guys would agree with you, but I suspect many on this site will side with me - and both sides are valid. But I think you should try to be less judgmental of those of us who choose to be a bit more stylish on court, just as those of us on the other side of the equation need to understand that some guys don't give a rip about whether or not their shirt matches their shorts. In the end, it's about what you're comfortable with, and what's important to you.
     
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    Why is it so pathetic? I like to be fashionable on and off the court, and looking good when I'm out and about. Playing well and looking good are not synonymous, but why would you neglect something you have complete control over? If you don't much care what you wear when you play, then more power to you, but I am a fashionable person and I do appreciate a good-looking outfit. I love how you talk down to everyone on this board, and you think you're the best thing since sliced bread, I'd like to see some of this magic you create on the court, despite your fashion woes. I really would.
     
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  49. RanchDressing

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    I look good in 3 year old Nike stuff, quite 'fashionable' and never have felt ashamed of it in my life. Classic styles never go out of style. Like I said, if you buy stuff that fits your build and is high quality, you really probably won't ever look bad. I don't intend to talk down to anyone, I simply state things exactly how I see them. I really don't like club players who are more interested in looking like a pro then playing like one. The way it seems you approach this is that there are magical clothes that will make you better. And for the record I've been beat, even by people who I clearly am capable of beating, but its part of life.
    If you want to go out and hit let me know where you live. Feel free to PM me.
     
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  50. slice bh compliment

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    You think fashion's your friend, my friend, fashion's a stranger. You think you know fashion. Wel, Fashion is Danger.

    Kidding. You are practical. Good points. You probably dress like a man should.

    Djokovic on the other hand....

    Well, thanks to this thread, I'm more inspired than ever to do some simple, clean, 'no logo' shirts for myself.
     
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