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World Cup styles out 

It's not all shirtless abs and horn blowing...


Out of all the pro sports, except tennis, football is probably the most fashionable sport, and we can thank the Beckhams for that. Or not...


Yes, there have been so low points: like the 1970s, but that decade was just stylishly cruel.

Paul Breitner, West Germany, 1970s
  • Paul Breitner, West Germany, 1970s

This is actually art—by Columbian artist Freddy Contreras, in an international exhibition in Charleroi, Belgium, called One Shot!: Football and Art. But I'd do it.


So what will we see this weekend? I love these Dutch t-shirts by We Are Bas and Daan.


I am also in love with the Makarapa hats—another African football export that hasn't been receiving as much attention as the vuvuzela. The detail is incredible and no one seems to be complaining that they can't see over the two-foot tall flags and sparkly bits.

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