I’m always amazed at how different athletes look in their street clothes versus their uniforms. I can remember when I was a freelance writer for the Memphis Grizzlies, and they would come out of the locker room after the game. They also looked so handsome, stylish and polished … but you had to be very quick to catch them before they made it out the door or you didn’t get much of an interview.
Nowadays, many of the top athletes that we are cheering for on the field often are now gracing the cover of major fashion magazines, starting their own fashion lines and getting their own shoes, colognes, etc.
Carolina Panther’s quarterback Cam Newton is not only leading his team to their first Super Bowl, but has certainly graced many magazines covers over the last few years.
His 6-foot-5-inch frame has become a beacon for fashion statements for items such as smoking slippers, bold blazers and furry foxtail key chains. But according to him, things weren’t always this way.
That was then, and this is now: As he’s settled into his game, Newton’s style has become more flamboyant both on and off the field. Given his stellar season and now that they are heading to the big game, I’m sure we’ll see a lot of more of his stylish outfits during media week.
Below is a link to more of his stylish outfits during the season:
Until next time my Veteran Fashionistas, as always, stay fashionable!
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