This may surprise you but sport and fashion are complementary trades. Far more than any of us realise. With the rise of some of the most dapper sportsmen we’ve ever had the privilege of seeing, it just makes marketing sense to give these athletes a seat at the designing table.
Since many athletes choose to retire young, it’s only natural for them to lend their superstar names to their other business endeavours. Mind you, some have the acumen to kick things off way before they decide to call time on their sporting careers.
Click through the slideshow to find athletes who moonlight as fashion designers because life is too short to simply excel at one thing.