Most Stylish Athletes Celebrate Sports Illustrated 2018 Fashionable 50
Last night, today’s most fashionable athletes hit the red carpet in West Hollywood, CA. dressed in ways to express their personal unique styles. From hype to high-end evening wear, the star athletes rocked every style and trend, some even setting their own.
The man of the night, Odell Beckham Jr., who was named this years “Most Fashionable Athlete” lit up the carpet as he wore a full black fit by Mike Amiri, accessorized with Amiri’s unique take on the fanny pack. Odell said he started getting more into fashion after his injury. The wide receiver used his boot as a way to express himself and his style.
Other non-athlete celebrities were also seen showcasing their style on the red carpet at last nights star-studded event. Karrueche Tran wore an all red two-piece House of CB set paired with her velvet teal GUCCI Marmot belt bag that she held as a clutch.
As more athletes arrived, the carpet began to fill with color, class, and unreleased sneakers. Houston Texans wide receiver, Deandre Hopkins wore pleated mustard yellow, a silk mesh with velvet design detail button down, and brand new unreleased Adidas sneakers. Hopkins couldn’t disclose the brands stating, “I can’t give away my style secrets”. The South Carolina native says he doesn’t “draw inspiration from anyone” when it comes to style
22-year-old LA Laker, Kyle Kuzma looked dapper in a FENDI logo jacket & Alexander McQueen trainers.
Houston Rockets player, PJ Tucker walked the carpet with swag in his color blocked fit. The 33-year-old basketball player wore a red Tom Brown jacket and yellow Calvin Klein trousers, pulling the look together with Nike animal print AirMax’s and Gucci accessories.
USA Olympic fencer Ibihaj Muhammad stayed true to her usual earthy-toned look while expressing herself through her shoes and nails.
Former American soccer player, Robbie Rogers walked the carpet in head-to-toe PRADA. The newly retired player just finished designing for Hampton & Baker. Rogers uses fashion design as his “creative outlet” and is inspired by “everything going on outside of sports. Whether that be in downtown LA or London”
Olympic Skier Lindsay Vonn hit the red carpet accompanied by her hockey player beau, PK Subban wearing a dazzling gold shimmer Haney dress and Jimmy Choo shoes.
Golden State basketball player Nick Young, a.k.a. “Swaggy P” rocked a Coogi-inspired Balenciaga rainbow sweater, Saint Laurent corduroy’s, topping off the look with an iced out neck and Adidas trainers.
Philadelphia Eagles running back, Jay Ajayi promoted his own brand YURP on the carpet with a Fear of God oversized flannel, G-STAR jeans, and the classic Samba Adidas trainers. The British-American football player says he is inspired by Pharrell and what he has done with the brand G-STAR.
Cleveland Cavaliers, Kevin Love turned eyes wearing his very own Kevin Love for Banana Republic grey linen suit.
By: Jordan Hartman