Working as the wardrobe stylist for Charlotte Hornets player Bismack Biyombo’s editorial feature was an enlightening experience. Hearing all about his basketball journey and the great work his foundation does in the Congo is truly inspiring.
“The goal isn’t to live forever. The goal is to create something that will.” – Bismack Biyombo
DID YOU KNOW?
Biyombo opened his first school in 2017 in the city of Goma called the Kivu International School. The school serves about 500 primary and secondary students, teaching them in French and English, has 21 modern classrooms, WiFi, a library with more than 8,000 books, a gym, and a first for the DRC—a covered basketball court. He plans to open a second school in Lubumbashi and has also begun to refurbish six hospitals! [Read the Full Article Written by Greg Lacour for Charlotte Magazine Here]
Sports and Fashion are certainly not like oil and water! Athletes are becoming major style influencers! Styling former Carolina Panther wide receiver and current WR Coach, Jerricho Cotchery for the featured cover shoot was so much fun! I really enjoyed playing with textures and accessories when coordinating each outfit.
The next one will be regarding western fashion, one of the most popular ones, many believe this is just cowboy clothing worn by cowboys or cowgirls, with boots and hats, but it is so much more, there are well known accessory, very expensive brands, Kids Western Wear, all this western world is changing and evolving making a fashion statement.
Fun Fact: He loved the styling of each look so much — he took everything home! (*Pat myself on the pack*)
Take a look at a few photos that made the glossy pages!