In the closet with ex-cricketer Freddie Flintoff

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Freddie relaxes in a Freddie by Jacamo sweatsuit, paired with a white Calvin Klein T-shirt. In the past Freddie has found it difficult to get clothes that fit. “I’m 6ft 4ins, so the legs or sleeves wouldn’t be right,” he says. “I’ve also got a broad chest and shoulders, but Jacamo works for me” Broadcaster and former England cricketer Andrew “Freddie” Flintoff, 39, lives in Macclesfield, Cheshire, with his wife Rachael and children Corey, 12, Holly, 10, and Rocky, eight. Freddie, MBE, is a team captain on Sky 1’s A League Of Their Own and has his own Jacamo clothing range. The former BBC Sports Personality of the Year is also president of the Professional Cricketers’ Association and ambassador of the Mind Matters charity. How would you describe your style? There’s no one word, but I like to be comfortable in what I’m wearing. I’m quite happy to wear a suit when I need to, but I’m also equally happy in joggers and a T-shirt, or jeans and trainers. Which colours and shapes suit you best? I like dark blues, andin terms of shape, not too skinny. I like fitted, but not tight – I need to be able to move. What is your favourite fashion era? The 1970s. I appreciate the clothes, as they were quite fun. I’d like to have been a cricketer in the 1970s when the sport wasn’t as professional. It was all a bit more rock’n’roll. Who is your style icon? I don’t look at someone and think he’s my style icon, but I can appreciate when someone dresses well. I work with Jamie Redknapp a lot and he’s a well-dressed man. He’s very particular about his clothes and he’s got a good eye for it. He loves shopping, whereas I don’t. I went with him once, and that was enough… Freddie likes this Jacamo three-piece suit as it’s “fitted but...

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