Project Skort: Soccer Chic


Soccer is arguably the most fashionable of team sports. Just the other day in London, Chelsea manager Guus Hiddink decided to instill team discipline by forcing his players to wear matching Armani suits. (Can you imagine Doc Rivers doing that?) Meanwhile in New York, Puma staged a fashion show, combining the new uniforms for the Women’s Professional Soccer league (WPS) with soccer-inspired dresses designed by Christian Siriano, the asymmetrically-coiffed winner of Project Runway.

We were there. After all, it’s not every day we get to see Olympic gold medalists strutting down a catwalk made of Astroturf and then get to lounge around on a white leather couch with Marta, the three-time World Player of the Year. Marta likes fashion, she told us. She used to watch Project Runway all the time when she played professionally in Sweden. Read more on ESPN.