Other than the confidence and the brash attitude that Conor McGregor brings to the Octagon, one of the things that stand out the most with the UFC Featherweight Champion is his unique style.
Very rarely will you see ‘Notorious’ not donning one of his custom made suits to a media event, and you probably won’t see him ever wear the same one twice.
TMZ.com caught up with David Heil, who is the CEO of David August, and he spilled the beans on the effort that goes into making the custom suits, and how much McGregor ends up paying for the outlandish threads.
SIGN UP NOW
Want to become a GMS writer? Sign up now and submit a 250-word test article: https://gms.to/haveyoursay4
Heil, who says he’s a full-service outfitter but acts more like McGregor’s personal suit guy said: “From the suits down to the bow ties to the cuff links, he’s wearing David August.
“Every outfit I make for him takes 60 hours. He likes to wear his suits high and tight and really tailored, and his size changes all the time depending on his fights. So we’re always measuring him to make sure it fits exactly how he wants it.”
It looks like David August is where McGregor’s loyalty lies when it comes to custom suits, and you’d hope that’s the case when somebody is spending 60 hours making sure everything fits perfectly.
He went on to say: “He’s such a style guy…he’s always been that way since the day I met him. He takes everything and makes it his own. It takes a guy with the right mind to pull off these extreme looks, and he does.”
Extreme is correct, and that’s the perfect term to use when you find out how much the Irishman pays for every one of his suits as well.
Heil revealed that each custom suit ranges from $4,000 to $10,000 and McGregor orders eight to 10 outfits every time he goes out on a media tour.
He said: “We also have two or three extra outfits on hand, in case anything happens to the outfit he’s supposed to wear for an event.”
So if McGregor orders 10 outfits all costing $10,000 and they bring three extra outfits all costing the same, he's spending a staggering $130,000 for one media tour.
In simpler terms, McGregor is filthy rich.
Are you surprised by how much Conor McGregor pays for his suits? Have YOUR say in the comments section below.
Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing up and submitting an article HERE: https://gms.to/writeforgms
Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: https://www.givemesport.com/writeforgms