5TH ANNUAL FASHION & FOOTBALL NFL DRAFT GALA Presented by EREDI PISANO and AUDI of America.

The 2012 NFL Draft concluded this past weekend. It is a yearly spectacle to watch if you’re a football fan. I make it a yearly tradition to do my fair share of scouting and mock drafts. One of the exciting aspects of the draft other than getting drafted by a professional sports team happens to be some of the lavish events that take place. The 5th Annual Fashion & Football NFL Draft Gala just so happened to be one of  these events you couldn’t miss. It all took place on April 24, 2012 at Audi Forum in New York City. All of the athletes and celebs involved modeled outfits by Italian clothing company, Eredi Pisano. I will be looking forward to the 6th Annual  Fashion & Football NFL Draft Gala.

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The Fashion Reporter, online magazine for all things fashion, and parent company, Fashion and Football, produced an unforgettable fashion show during NFL Draft Week. Professional as well as college football players including Justin Tryon (NY Giants), Ramses Barden (NY Giants), Aaron Maybin (NY Jets), Matthew Rice (NFL vet), Josh Norman (Top 10 NFL Draft candidate), Kashif Moore (UCONN Draft Candidate), Evan Rodriguez ( Temple NFL Draft Candidate), fashion socialite Karim Ramos and notable fashion editors, all modeled suits by Eredi Pisano, an Italian clothing company specializing in fine garments as well as made to measure suits. “We are excited about our partnership with Fashion and Football and look forward to this highly anticipated annual event”, says Kenny Frimpong, Brand and Lifestyle Consultant at Eredi Pisano. The Grammy Award winning stylist, Eric Santiago along with The Glam Squad who outfitted participating players in some of the most impressive pieces from Pisano’s collection including wool suits done with suede elbow patches to tomato red oxford style shoes along with an array of vivid roped belts done in Italian leather finished off with silk pocket squares and must-have ties. In addition, Monster Cable unveiled their all-new, Diamond Tear Headphones during the runway portion of the event. Professional NFL players and college athletes paired the very stunning diamond headphones with which provides for the ideal finishing touch for a luxurious look. The world class headphones offering the sound of clarity with diamonds, will officially be announced this July.

Audi Forum provided the perfect space for this annual event in showcasing their line of exciting automobiles from the R8, A8, A7 and A6 models. Guests enjoyed home-style Italian lasagna and mozzarella salad provided by Contornos Restaurant located in midtown Manhattan offering a five-star menu that embodies an Italian Sunday family dinner. In addition, Peroni Nastro Azzurro – the world’s number one premium Italian beer – offered crisp, stylish, Italian refreshments as well as branded glassware for guests to take home. Specialty cocktails will were provided by CÎROC Ultra Premium vodka – one of the only vodkas made from fine French grapes. Custom cocktails were created to fit the event’s theme from the CÎROC Diddy, CÎROC Red Berry Glam, CÎROC Coco Loso, and CÎROC Peach Bellini. In essence, a taste of Italy met Football Game Day in a stylish, yet unconventional manner in one of the fashion capitals of the world.

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Eredi Pisano’s Spring Summer 2012 collection is now available at their store located at 520 Madison Avenue, in the heart of retail luxury.

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Super Bowl XLVI

Today is the day sports and entertainment fans have all been waiting for. Whether it is to root for your favorite team, the halftime show, or tuning in for the commercials, this evening will special to many. The New England Patriots are led by Tom Brady and Bill Belichick who can only move higher to the next plateau  with  a win in this game. Everyone wants to talk about legacies, well four legacies are serving as the main ingredients for this Super Bowl. Those legacies are the aforementioned Brady/Belichick legacy and also the Tom Coughlin/ Eli Manning legacy. The Super Bowl takes place right in Indianapolis where Eli’s older brother Peyton has been the man of that city for many years. This game is a rematch of the match-up that took place at the Super Bowl just four years ago. This year’s halftime show will feature Madonna and many surprises. I expect the halftime show to be visually exceptional.

Prediction

Patriots 34 Giants 24

MVP

Tom Brady

Dark Horse MVP

Chad Ochocinco

Also I want to extend my congratulations to the six newest inductees to the NFL Hall of Fame:

Curtis Martin(RB)

Dermonti Dawson(C)

Chris Doleman(DE)

Cortez Kennedy(DT)

Jackie Butler(CB)

Willie Roaf(T)