As the NFL’s Week 11 was underway, world football’s biggest tournament — the 2022 World Cup — kicked off.
American football continues to grow as a source of style inspiration, but soccer has a long history with the fashion world. From Diego Maradona becoming a global icon in the 1980s to David Beckham serving as the paragon of cool in the 1990s and early 2000s and Paris-Saint-Germain’s long line of collaborations with brands including A Bathing Ape, Jordan Brand and Hublot, soccer has set the trends.
The latest evidence of this establishment is Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo’s recent “Victory is a State of Mind” ad for Louis Vuitton. The two soccer legends — who are also longtime rivals — pose thoughtfully engaged in a game of chess set on top of two Louis Vuitton trunks. The image is shot by renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz and has surged to the second-most liked photo on Instagram with Ronaldo’s post garnering 37 million double taps. Fashion at its finest.
Now back to the other football.
Here’s the NFL Week 11 drip check:
Journeyman quarterback Tyrod Taylor was not playing backup when he showed up to the New York Giants’ game against the Detroit Lions. His outfit, styled by Dex Rob, was a masterclass in layering with a navy button-up and a colorful jacket that invoked a sunrise. The baggy cargo pants were the perfect effortless touch.
Donovan Peoples-Jones embraced the winter season with his all-white game day outfit as the Cleveland Browns faced the Buffalo Bills. He donned a white shimmery suit that caught the light perfectly. Is it velvet?!
Eli Apple went for a gentle watercolor look that made a strong statement. His leather Supreme varsity jacket flowed fluidly into his Givenchy pants. The Cincinnati Bengals defender topped it off with a pair of clean brown Timberland boots. A classic choice to ground the look.
Micah Parsons had no fear against the NFC North leaders Minnesota Vikings. He was so sure of himself walking into the game…
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Author : USA TODAY Sports
Publish date : 2022-11-22 01:36:13
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