COURT CLOTHIER: Joseph Abboud will continue its association as the official wardrobe supplier to the National Basketball Coaches Association and will dress the head coaches of the National Basketball Association for the 2013-14 season. This is the brand’s fifth season in that role, but the first since it changed hands and was sold to Men’s Wearhouse.
“Pat Riley first set the standard for courtside style and the NBA coaches have stepped up their fashion game ever since, bringing their unique style to the game of basketball. Speaking personally, not only as a designer but also as a huge NBA fan, I am [pleased] and honored to wardrobe these talented coaches in our made in America, Joseph Abboud suits,” said Joseph Abboud, chief creative director of The Men’s Wearhouse Inc.
This story first appeared in the December 12, 2013 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.