New York Knicks Amar’e Stoudemire and designer Rachel Ry teamed up together to create a fashion line for female sports fans. Amar’e Stoudemire who recently dated big sports fan, singer Ciara, say season for making a female line was for female’s who doesn’t really want to overdress for sports an events but want to wear something nice to the eyes as well. The duo discussed their line exclusively with Essence during a quick Q&A at Fashion’s Night Out
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Rachel: I haven’t been to a basketball game since I was probably in college. Once I watched him work I was very impressed with his leadership. When you work in design, it’s not about the trend and it’s not about following trends, it’s about just sticking to a point of view. He does have a very, very strong point of view when it comes to design.
Collaboration with A’mare came about when I met him in November-December. His company approached my company. I’m always looking for new artist to work with. A’mare is actually the fourth designer that I’ve worked with. I’ve looked for artists that are amazing at what they do that I know nothing about.
A’mare: We met; we talked about what we wanted to do and came up with this line.
On the collection
A’mare: Well, this line is mainly for the female fans.
Rachel: We are bringing the Rachel Rachel Roy girl court side with the A’mare Rachel Rachel Roy Collection. She is confident, she is feisty, she knows what she wants, she knows how to look smart but she also knows how to look sexy.