For better or worse, athletes are increasingly looked at as style icons and trendsetters. There was a time when we only saw these dudes in ridiculously tacky suits on draft day. But thanks to Instagram, corporate sponsorships, and league dress codes, athletes are beginning to see the branding potential in becoming bespoke gentlelads. Many of these guys also have stylists and incredibly high credit limits, so sports stars can stunt in a rarified air usually reserved for Saudi oil princes and Lenny Kravitz's kids. However, copping the most expensive clothes doesn't automatically translate to great style, and these are the dudes separating themselves from the pack. Trade in your salsa stained jersey for a Balenciaga cardigan as we countdown The 25 Best Dressed Athletes Right Now.
Written by Sean Evans (@seanseaevans)
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