By: Zach Helfland
"The suit had a pattern of tiny Carolina blue checks, a white pocket square and specially crafted necktie, and when he was done designing it, Alex Julian thought it fit for a national champion.
Fortunately, he knew an aspiring one. He called Roy Williams.
"Coach," Julian said, "I've got a really good feeling about this one."
North Carolina's basketball coach isn't a superstitious man, but he also isn't one to risk an unlucky suit. He wore Julian's design a month later for the 2005 national championship game.
Williams got his title. The suit got a spot in the school's hall of fame.
"Ladies and gentlemen," Williams began his celebratory speech, "I owe it all to my lucky Alexander Julian suit and tie." --> continue reading