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New York Yankees Derek Jeter talked to WWD this week at Movado's "Night of Discovery" event at SVA—and dished on his favorite designer and sartorial preferences.
“Everyone has [his or her] own style, I guess,” he said. “I don’t know if there’s one way to look at it.”And while he says he won't launch a fashion or accessories line—"I don't know if too many people would purchase any of my fashions," he said—he made no mention of his fragrances, Driven and Driven Sport, both produced in collaboration with Avon. Guess that people might not want to dress like Jeter, but they sure want to bottle his essence.
Besides, Jeter doesn’t scour the retail racks — “I don’t actually go in the stores” — and doesn’t even let his smartphone do the shopping. “I get by on gifts,” he revealed. “I guess you can call it laziness.”
That does not, however, keep him from citing a favorite designer—Giorgio Armani—or from noting that he sometimes wears pinstripes off the field. On this night out, however, he’s in neither, having chosen a solid gray suit custom-made by a Chicago tailor. “I have weird sizes,” he explained.
· Derek Jeter: Not Short on Style [WWD]