Michael Jordan, fashion scofflaw?
We've been focused on the announcement of the proposed ban on anchoring this morning, but one other item caught my eye: Apparently Michael Jordan caused a ruckus at the exclusive La Gorce Country Club in Miami Beach recently because he wore cargo pants.
"Jordan's multipocketed pants were apparently against the dress code that, sources say, dictates that members and guests must be attired in a collared shirt and Bermuda shorts," said the Page Six column in today's New York Post. Jordan was offered a chance to change outfits, the paper said, but he declined.
"He was given the chance to change but he didn't want to," a source told the newspaper.
Members complained about Jordan breaking the rules, and the Page Six source said, "He won't be invited back."
Jordan has "been there many times before and had worn cargo pants previously, and had never been made aware that he was violating any dress code," a Jordan spokesman told the Post. "This time, he was made aware of the violation on the 12th hole, and at that point … he did refuse to interrupt his game, and return to the clubhouse and change. We were not aware that he is not allowed to return to La Gorce. I guess it's their loss."
La Gorce CC didn't respond to the paper's request for comment.