• Standing proud: how football embraced fashion 

    5 days ago - By Yahoo Sports

    Who could have imaged that a plain navy blue blazer from high street stalwart Marks & Spencer - the likes worn at summer weddings up and down the country - would sell out on the back of its endorsement pitch side by Saint and Saviour Gareth Southgate? Away from the waistcoat (which, as this parish noted last week, is a tricky item to pull off), British football has always maintained a dialogue with style. Which seems unlikely, but sports and fashion have always rifted off one another - fashion has been known to cherry pick the tropes of athletic uniform and elevate them to new heights...
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