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Posts tagged ‘Rugby’

Video: Gratuitous ‘All Black’ Rugby Beefcake Break

17 March 2011, 17.49 | Posted in Fun Facts | 2 comments »


While confessing to know nothing about rugby other than it features amazing men, we were still nonetheless excited to discover in the WSJthis morning that All Black, New Zealand’s national rugby team will continue to perform the Maori war dance (see video above and weep) prior to the start of games. Apparently the right to perform was brought under question when descendants of the Maori looked to legally control song lyrics. But no, not true, a representative for the tribe recently stated that the tribe has always supported All Black’s performance and takes great pride in it even. And thank god for that!

Moschino Men’s Runway: Guess The Rugby Player!

20 January 2011, 01.31 | Posted in Runway Show | 3 comments »

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We learned via Thecut that Moschino added rugby players to the usual model mix for its Autumn 2011 rumway presentation. Just like some guys wish for more curve on  supermodels, we often look at those beautiful chiseled runway faces and secretly dream about their bods being a bit beefier…more manly and less boyish. Thus it was a fun excercise to try and guess which were models and which were rugby players. Not as easy as one might guess because athletes are generally trim. However, those thick necks and thighs, besides being dreamy, seem distinctly rugby-ish! See if you don’t agree with the rest of our rugby lad picks on the next page.

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RUGBY Launches MYO iApplication

10 September 2009, 16.05 | Posted in Design, Fashion, Gadgets, Media | No comments »

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Having had an extensive background in visual merchandising, The RL ‘Rugby” stores have always ranked high of my list as a perfect examples of branding and lifestyle applied to retail. The women’s collection always features great blazers, pants and shirts as well as healthy dose of  feminine dresses and skirts, that hints to the rugby sport,vintage americana with a rebellious streak.

 Last night we had the pleasure to experience and preview the latest addition to the Rugby online experience  the Rugby Make Your Own, iApplication , where you can customise various rugby pieces, upload your creations to facebook and their gallery , rate designs and of course purchase. The iapplication is also live at various Ruby store location windows! A closer look at the event on the next page.

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