Football to Fashion


Soccer player Robbie Rogers made headlines in February when he came out as gay shortly after retiring from professional football and leaving the Leeds United team.

The 25-year-old Southern California native already has moved on to his next career as a fashion writer for LA magazine Bello, which profiled Rogers last year.

His take on London and LA style appears in the current issue, which is available on iTunes.

Rogers’ take: “”LA and London both live by the motto “Dressing down is dressing up,” which he clarifies as meaning “It’s never cool to rock a corporate suite when going out in either city.”

The budding fashionista name drops a few labels suitable to wear in either city, including Hook & Albert, which he describes as “a good statement sock.” Clearly, he’s no rookie.

Here are a few of Rogers’ LA vs. London suggestions:



Published March 29, 2013 at