Russell Westbrook's Barneys fashion collection is suitably ridiculous

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Oklahoma City Thunder All-Star Russell Westbrook has embraced the extremes of contemporary fashion. Whether at press conferences, celebrity events, or even in his own free time, Westbrook is not shy about donning bold prints or outfits with proportions that defy every rule of coherent style. No matter your opinion of his fashion sense (and it is probably negative), it's hard to argue that he hasn't carved out a unique personal look.

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That status has afforded Westbrook the opportunity to work on his own fashion line for high-priced department store Barneys New York. Westbrook released the first pieces in the "Russell Westbrook XO Barneys New York" collection last July (many are still available for purchase) and unveiled the latest at New York Fashion Week on Monday. Working with brands Public School and Del Toro shoes, the 26-year-old guard has created a few garments that should suit the needs of any bleeding-edge fashion plate.

Looking for several mesh shirts for fall? Russ has you covered, no matter if you plan to wear them on the basketball court or just for the joy of freezing your nipples off in late October (via SB Nation):

Or how about velvet slippers embossed to take on the texture of crocodile leather?

As odd as these hese new pieces look, they are actually more wearable than the bizarre tights and flight suits that typified the first collection. There's even a classically patterned flannel shirt, although its mesh hem screams "Westbrook" very loudly. But at least that small detail suggests a subtle consideration of how to modernize a standby.

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However, the latest from Russell Westbrook XO Barneys New York probably won't end up on many Christmas lists. The mesh tank top is the cheapest piece at $150 and the shoes run $395 per pair despite the use of synthetic leather. Few can afford to pay those prices for clothes lacking versatility.

Final verdict: this collection is the fashion equivalent of paying big money for Enes Kanter.

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Eric Freeman is a writer for Ball Don't Lie on Yahoo Sports. Have a tip? Email him at efreeman_ysports@yahoo.com or follow him on Twitter!