Now, I'm not going to even attempt to pretend that I know much about sports or more specifically The Knicks and Amar'e Stoudemire's on-court status right now. Although a chat with some sports-minded friends and a quick Google search revealed that the power forward/center is nursing an injury and fans are hoping he returns to the court the first of the year to play against the Portland Trail Blazers (thanks, Gothamist). What I can tell you that Amar'e is a pretty big deal in the fashion scene, which is why he'll guest star on "The Face" for a shoot with Naomi Campbell. But then, you already knew that.
First of all, what a gentleman! He's not above carrying his own umbrella out in the pouring rain and he's shielding a staffer from the downpour.
How dashing does he look in his tailored designer suit? He knows what's up, considering his packed fashion resumé: Anna Wintour sat front row with him at New York Fashion Week, he hit the basketball court with editor Hamish Bowles for Vogue and he collaborated with designer Rachel Roy on a womenswear line, Rachel + Amar'e. Now if we can see him doing more of the above on the court come Jan. 1, right?
Look, Naomi and Amar'e coordinated their studded Christian Louboutin shoes. Ballin'!
All in a good day's work. For a refresher, check out Amar'e's cameo in the official "The Face" trailer—watching the athlete drop his basketball when Naomi enters just never gets old. Get better soon, Amar'e!
Tune into the "The Face: The Fight To Make The Final 12" on Tuesday, February 5 at 9pm ET/PT and the premiere on Tuesday, February 12 at 9pm ET/PT.
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