Admit it, you’re jealous of Colin Kaepernick. Men might envy his 6’4 frame, 230 pounds of solid muscle and new contract worth up to $126 million with $61 million guaranteed, but both men and women alike will most certainly turn pea green with envy when they hear about the size of his… closet. That’s right; Colin Kaepernick has a passion for fashion, and he isn’t afraid to indulge it.
“I have two rooms full of shoes, plus my normal closet,” the San Francisco 49ers starting quarterback confesses, albeit a little sheepishly. “I probably have upwards of 400 pairs of shoes.”
The coolest thing about Colin’s closet(s) is that he doesn’t discriminate—to him, style is much more than just a label. “I pick things I like,” he maintains. “There’s quite a few things in my closet that are pretty expensive, but nothing too ridiculous. The brand isn’t necessarily important. ” He isn’t joking: despite an insistent probe of his personal mini-mall, the only specific item the 26-year-old will admit to liking is his Air Jordan 13 “He Got Game” kicks, because it references “one of my favorite movies of all time.”
Still, anyone with taste knows that that Kaepernick is one of the most stylish players in the NFL. He’s often spotted on red carpets rocking sleek leather jackets by Sandro, or achingly hip Christian Louboutin sneakers with Acne trousers—he’s even sported a Patrik Ervell peacoat (and pulled it off perfectly).
To Kaepernick, fashion is just another form of self-expression—and he refuses to hold anything back when it comes to showing the world what he’s all about.
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