Originally written on Ballertainment  |  Last updated 10/21/14
Ballertainment D Wade tells Esquire Mag about his fashion aesthetic and his shoe line Dwyane Wade is no stranger to fashion or business. Over the years he’s developed a taste for fine clothes, and has learned the importance of investing in quality wardrobe pieces. Wade has also developed a knack for marketing himself — having previously written a book, and teamed up with brands like T-Mobile, Gatorade, Hublot, and Brand Jordan. Currently, the father of two is a pitch man for Dove Men+Care, and from what he tells Esquire Magazine, he is very hands on with his Way of Wade shoe line by Chinese company, Li-Ning. On whether or not he and his Miami Heat teammates Chris Bosh and LeBron James compete with one another in the game of fashion…. Not really, man. I think we all have our own style, you know? We don’t really dress alike; we do things differently. If someone wears something you like, you make comments on it. And if someone wears something we don’t like, we make comments on it, too. That’s just what guys do, what teammates do. Besides that, we don’t really compete in that space. On how fatherhood has changed the way he dresses… Not really. But I’m always telling my kids to be themselves and let their personalities show in other ways than with their mouths. [Laughs.] And with the way I dress, I think my personality shows, so I don’t always have to talk. Someone can see what I’m wearing, see what socks I’m wearing, and see what my vibe is, what kind of person I am. When asked about what advice he would give about style, Wade said… I think the biggest thing I’ve learned is to not really worry what people will say or think about what you wear. You have to wear what feels good on you, what you feel comfortable in. And I’ve just learned to not really care. Obviously, from time to time, people are going to say good things about you and they’re going to say bad things about you, but that’s with anything in life and that’s with anything you wear. With fashion, man — fashion’s about taking chances, it’s about taking risks, and just doing it the way you feel comfortable doing it. If you do that, people will respect it more. Read the FULL interview at Esquire.com Watch Wade, his sons, and nephew in this Dove Men+Care commercial…. Photo by Marc Jones Ballertain a friend... Ballertainment - Sports Entertainment, Gossip, Lifestyle, and News

C-USA hired PR firm to help Marshall’s playoff chances

Wilson denies rumored Harvin rift, blames media for scrutiny

Report: Cowboys could limit DeMarco Murray's touches

Lakers announce Steve Nash to miss season with back issues

Is Mack Brown the best option for SMU?

Jeremy Kerley on new contract: 'Bentleys for everybody'


Buss: Any FA who won’t play with Kobe ‘probably a loser’

NFL to start airing its own anti-domestic violence PSAs

Ex-Bronco John Boyett punched cabbie, told cops to call Elway

Former NFL QB still feels effects of concussions every day

Robert Klemko given four-week suspension from The MMQB

Michael Vick: Percy Harvin won't be a monster here

NFL teams facing potential must-win scenarios in Week 8

WATCH: Jeremy Lin poses as Adidas employee for prank

WATCH: Peyton screams at fans to 'shut the f- up!'

Father auctioning off infant son's soccer club allegiance

Love thanks T'Wolves fans in essay for not burning his jersey

WATCH: Browns WR 'kicks out' son over favorite player snub

Memorabilia dealer wants Todd Gurley reinstated immediately

Aaron Rodgers gave girlfriend Olivia Munn a 'special ring'?

The 10 college football programs with most to gain in Week 9

Most disappointing potential dynasties of divisional era

WATCH: OHL hockey coach goes off on reporter: ‘F*** you!’

PK Subban as Michael Jackson at Canadiens' Halloween party

Heat News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

NFL teams facing must-win scenarios in Week 8

Programs with a lot on the line this week

Wilson denies rumored Harvin rift

Lakers: Steve Nash out for season

Is Mack Brown SMU's best option?

Are sports leagues finally getting serious about domestic violence?

Brian Urlacher rips Jay Cutler

On Kevin Love, Kyrie Irving and embracing newfound roles

Top NFL storylines: Week 8

Kiffin's mom worried for son's safety

Report: Goodell will have to testify

Penguins do 'O Canada' following tragedy

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.