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Meet the Tastemaker: Travis Benjamin

The Chargers’ new wide receiver has style on the field and off



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Age: 26

Neighborhood: Rancho Santa Fe

Current job: Wide receiver for the San Diego Chargers

Background: Travis grew up in Belle Glade, Florida, and played college football and ran track for the University of Miami. In 2012 he was drafted by the Cleveland Browns and is currently in his first season with the Chargers.

Personal style: Comfortable and low-key. Solid colors. Nothing flashy.  

Fashion philosophy: Keep it simple and casual.  

His Favorite Things:

“Getting ready for fall, I trust Calvin Klein for my well-made, clean, perfect-fit blazer with modern lines.” Calvin Klein slim-fit jacket, $425, Macy’s Westfield UTC

“This T-shirt is comfortable and casual, two things I look for in my everyday clothes.” T by Alexander Wang slub jersey T-shirt, $95, mrporter.com

G-Star definitely meets my standards for form-fitting shirts and jeans.” Arc slim jean, $180, g-star.com 

”You can never go wrong with a Rolex. It’s classic.” Vintage 18K gold Rolex submariner, price upon request, Leo Hamel, 1851 San Diego Avenue, Middletown

“I love the style of these dress sneakers. They are amazing quality, soft and breathable.” Louis spikes flat, $1,296, christianlouboutin.com

 “I love how these suits fit. They’re great for my game day look.” Ludlow heathered Italian wool suit jacket, $425, and pants, $225, J.Crew

“The noise cancellation from these headphones helps me focus during workouts, which ensures top performance on game days.” QuietComfort wireless headphones, $350, Bose Fashion Valley

"A little swag in my shades complements a casual outfit.” Evidence sunglasses, $775, Louis Vuitton Fashion Valley

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