San Diego Padres’ Matt Kemp Talks Love For Fashion

Matt Kemp leaving the Rose Bowl in Pasadena

These days, Matt Kemp is known for more than just the work he exhibits on the field, as a baseball outfielder for the San Diego Padres. The 30-year-old Oklahoma-bred player (whose been linked romantically with the likes of Rihanna and Khloe Kardashian) was drafted in 2003 and has a thing for fashion off the field. So much so that he’s snagged campaigns with GAP and Oakley, and is becoming one of the more fashionable athletes in the industry.

In a recent interview with Sporting News, Matt dishes on his fashion perspective; a few of his favorite brands and if his move from Hollywood to San Diego has changed his personal style. Peep a few excerpts.

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On his style philosophy:

Matt Kemp: For me, less is better; a little subtle. I just try to put the right things together. I don’t try too hard … like trying to go with the bright colors.

On his go-to designer for suits:

MK: I love Calvin Klein; that’s one of my favorite designers for suits. I actually just bought 12 new suits from them. I also have a couple of Tom Ford suits that I love.