The Evolution of the Suit (NBA Edition)

As the tipoff for the 2014-2015 NBA season nears, Famous Outfits turns back the clock to incoming rookie classes to see how Draft Day fashion has evolved. With a quick glance, you’ll notice quite a difference in the player’s suits—fit, style, patterns, and colors. We’ve picked a few of our favorite NBA stars to feature a side-by-side view of draft day and present day. See if you can spot your favorite NBA player and let us know what you think in the comments below.

NBA Suit Evolution (1989-2014)

LeBron James

LeBron James Suit Evolution
LeBron “King” James sports all-white threads on Draft night

Steve Nash

Steve Nash Suit Evolution
Steve Nash now suits up in a more classic look

Dwight Howard

Dwight Howard Suit Evolution
Dwight Howard, the 6-11 Houston center, goes from 5-button to 2-button

Dwyane Wade

Dwyane Wade Suit Evolution
Dwyane Wade is now regarded as one of the best dressed in the NBA

Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony Suit Evolution
The Knicks star small forward, Carmelo Anthony, passes on the 6-button look

Which NBA star had the worst outfit on Draft Day? Who is the best dressed now? Leave a comment below and tell us what you think!

Jad Limcaco

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Jad Limcaco

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