NFL stars aren’t given many options for making fashion statements when they’re on the field. However, their style becomes more eclectic once the game time is over.
Tom Marchitelli is the tailor to hundreds of athletes looking for their perfect cut.
Gentleman’s Playbook founder Marchitelli has created thousands of custom suits for professional athletes, including 210 NFL players.
From traditional colors to eye-popping pieces like the black and white tiger-striped suit Joe Burrow wore to last year’s Super Bowl, his unique style has put him in high demand. .
“I push the limits because I know my people have the personality and guts to make the loudest noises. Because I believe,” Marchitelli said. ABC news.
The tailor started out as a hedge fund accountant, but taught himself how to tailor suits after finding a fashion bug.
“I’ve always wanted to wear bespoke suits,” he said. I fell in love with the process of looking at prints.”
Eventually, Marchitelli started making his own suits and showing them off on social media. His work has caught the attention of many clients, including Dallas his Cowboys quarterback Duck his Prescott.
The two met several years ago and he became a regular customer. Marchitelli made a special suit for Prescott for the 2020 NFL Honors Awards and called it his favorite among the suits he’s made.
“The color, the way he wore it, the location—we were in Miami—everything was perfect,” Marchitelli said.
He partners with a company in the Los Angeles area to tailor every suit to pinpoint precision. He added that he personally interacts with each client, including
New York Giants lineman Ben Bredeson said he recently ordered a suit from Marquitelli and was impressed with the cut.
“I’ve seen his logo in the locker room and it’s all been great,” Bredeson told ABC News. I wanted.
Marchitelli said he was already gearing up for a quick turnaround throughout the playoffs.
“We have about 72 hours to execute each of these plans because whoever wins this weekend can start working out the ideas,” he said.