Robbie Rogers

What are guys actually buying? It’s something we’re always thinking about at FashionBeans. So, in order to get a direct line to exactly what you’re choosing to spend your hard-earned cash on, and ultimately wear, we got in touch with some of our readers, friends and style icons to give us a brief glimpse into their wardrobes and shopping baskets.

First up is Robbie Rogers. Not only a famed player at American soccer team LA Galaxy and one of the only openly out professional athletes in the world, he’s also well known for his stylish red carpet appearances, frequently appearing on industry best dressed lists – including our own.

5 Questions For Robbie Rogers

FashionBeans: What was your latest fashion purchase?
Robbie Rogers: A pair of green Saint Laurent leather monk-strap shoes.

What made you part with your hard-earned for them?
I am lucky to be gifted good stuff, but I always still find myself buying shoes. These are so unique and I just love them.

I can’t remember exactly where I spotted them first, but I immediately went onto Mr Porter to purchase them.

Saint Laurent leather shoes, £665 at Mr Porter.

What do you think your next purchase will be?
Good question! I want a dark chocolate pair of Chelsea boots, but I haven’t found the right ones yet.

We recommend these classics from Russell & Bromley, £245.

What is your current daily essential item?
I wear Levi’s Made and Crafted basic t-shirts all the time. They have a lower pocket that’s kind of old school but are really, really comfortable.

Levi’s Made & Crafted T-shirts, from £60 at Levi’s.

What is your dream purchase right now?
I want an Elder Statesman cashmere knit. I really do love Greg Chait’s brand and the amount of detail that goes into each garment.

Elder Statesman is available from their online store with prices for sweaters starting at £799.