It has become one of the rituals of the beginning of the season. With a
sharp eye and a sound knowledge of the latest fashion trends, the editors of
Sport&Style deliver their merciless verdict. Nothing escapes them: fabrics,
colours, designs and even sponsors are carefully scrutinised.
— Sport & Style (@sportetstyle) 9 August 2017
For the second season in a row, AS Monaco has topped the leader board in this fun competition. “We wavered for a few minutes. But no longer,” writes Bérénice Marmonier, the magazine's editorial manager. “Yes, the shirt of the reigning French champions deserves its number 1 spot. Here, kit supplier Nike has retained the famous diagonal stripe designed by Princess Grace of Monaco, adding a touch of gold at the neck. It is a celebration of the 2016–17 title won by the Princes of Monaco. An elegant and timeless design.”.
Sport&Style’s view is shared by the editors of GQ, another well-known men’s fashion magazine: “As it does every year, Monaco has kept it classic, with the timeless diagonal stripe separating the two colours of the Principality: white and red. The V-shaped neckline is edged with a nice touch of gold.” . With the prize for looks in the bag, let’s hope this kit will achieve the same sporting success as the last one...