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August 14, 2017

Three style tips you can learn from Justin Thomas, plus one mistake

It's clear that Justin Thomas cares about what he looks like. He consistently wears bold colors and stylish wingtips, and he occasionally enjoys generating buzz with an entirely out-there outfit (like he did at the British Open, with his tie-and-cardigan look). Sure, it helps to look stylish when you can rely on companies like Polo Golf and Footjoy to supply the trendiest items, but whether you have access to those pieces or not, you can learn from Thomas' go-to style basics, as well as his one glaring mistake.

PGA Championship - Round Three

PGA Championship - Round Three

CHARLOTTE, NC - AUGUST 12: Justin Thomas of the United States plays his shot from the eighth tee during the third round of the 2017 PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Club on August 12, 2017 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Photo by: Mike Ehrmann

Mike Ehrmann

PGA Championship Golf

PGA Championship Golf

Justin Thomas hits from the fairway 10th hole during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at the Quail Hollow Club Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Photo by: Chris O'Meara

Chris O'Meara

GOLF: AUG 13 PGA - PGA Championship - Final Round

GOLF: AUG 13 PGA - PGA Championship - Final Round

CHARLOTTE, NC - AUGUST 13: Justin Thomas shows his excitement after the ball rested on the edge of the cup of the 10th hole several seconds before falling in. Justin Thomas won the 99th PGA Championship on August 13, 2017 at Quail Hollow Golf Club in Charlotte, NC. (Photo by William Howard/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Photo by: Icon Sportswire

Icon Sportswire

And then, of course, there's Thomas' fashion faux pas: He consistently pairs his beautiful wingtip and classic-style shoes with white ankle socks, which significantly detracts from the shoe's sophistication.

By the way, as FooyJoy pointed out on Instagram, Thomas won the PGA Championship while wearing a shoe that was nearly identical to the now-iconic photo taken during a junior golf tournament in 2007. That proves that classic style simply never gets old.

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