Russell Wilson's Wardrobe Wins: The Former Broncos Player's Best Fashion Moments Revealed

Russell Wilson is one of the best-dressed athletes in the NFL. From arena outfits to red carpet looks — here are his best style moments.


Mar. 5 2024, Updated 8:44 p.m. ET

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Russell Wilson’s public career has flourished beyond football. The sportsman — born in Cincinnati, Ohio, and raised in Richmond, Va. — began his football journey at an early age. He spent his collegiate years playing for North Carolina State University before going pro.

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In the 2012 NFL Draft, Russell’s talent caught the attention of the Seattle Seahawks and he was drafted in the third round. Russell quickly silenced his critics, earning the starting quarterback position and leading the team to multiple playoff appearances and a Super Bowl victory in 2014.

Beyond his achievements on the football field, Russell has become a bit of a style icon. From red carpet events to press conferences, Russell consistently impresses fashion enthusiasts with his outfit choices.

The athlete and his wife, Ciara, are among the best-dressed NFL couples, effortlessly blending sophistication and individuality. Here are some of Russell’s best style moments.

Russell and Ciara shut down Vanity Fair’s Oscar party.

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Russell Wilson (L) and Ciara attends the 2023 Vanity Fair Oscar Party.

When Russell and Ciara stepped on the red carpet at Vanity Fair’s 2023 Oscar party, the internet went into a frenzy. Russell wore a sleek black velvet ensemblep paired with a statement lapel pin. The athlete’s look perfectly complemented Ciara’s gown, which was completely sheer, leaving little to the imagination.

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Russell launched his own clothing brand.

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Russell Wilson at Good Man Brand launch at Nordstrom in Seattle, Washington.

Russell took his interest in fashion a step further when he launched his own clothing company called Good Man Brand. The luxury clothing collection includes knitwear, shirts, joggers, and businesswear. Russell created the line for men who struggle to find items that can be worn in the gym, at work, or on a date.

“When it was time to launch the brand in 2016, we did so with the mindset of having a menswear brand that works for every aspect of life and is sustainable,” Russell told Forbes.

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Taking risks sometimes means getting dragged — just ask Russell.

Russell took a lot of heat for the outfit he wore to the Denver Broncos’ match against the Indianapolis Colts. Ahead of the game, Russell entered the stadium wearing a fleece jacket that some said looked like a farmer’s coat.

“When you have a pumpkin patch photo shoot at 4 [p.m] and a football game at 5 [p.m.],” one person tweeted.

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Are Russell and Ciara the best-dressed NFL couple?

Russell Wilson (L) and Ciara attend the 2018 ESPYS at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California.
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In 2018, Vogue named Russell and Ciara the best-dressed couple at the 2018 ESPYS. During the annual event, the dup walked the red carpet in looks that wowed viewers.

Ciara rocked a gold Toni Maticevski gown from their Fall 2018 collection, meanwhile, Russell wore a blue and black Hugo Boss suit. He completed the outfit with a pair of sneakers from his Nike collaboration.

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Russell has become the king of arena outfits.

Upon his return to Seattle to face off against the Seahawks in 2022, Russell stole the show in a mint green suit. The quarterback arrived at Lumen Field and the moment quickly went viral. The Broncos shared a clip of the athlete on social media showcasing Wilson as he entered the stadium.

Complete with sunglasses resting on his head and headphones around his neck, the Denver quarterback appeared confident and ready to take on his former team.

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