Rugby star Tommy Bowe has his hands full as he juggles his training schedule with launching his latest range of men’s clothing.
The 30-year-old winger sat down with Independent Style Editor Caitlin McBride to discuss his upcoming nuptials, personal style and why he shouldn’t be trusted to dress himself on his wedding day.
The Monaghan native has released his second clothing collection, XV Kings by Tommy Bowe, following the success of the debut collection released last year.
A man of many talents, Tommy has also collaborated on a shoe range with Lloyd & Pryce for the last three years.
“[Clothing] was the next progression...we’re enjoying it,” Tommy revealed as he joked that he has no plans to design a range for his female fans just yet.
As for his own style, he admits that he can most often be found in tracksuits and rugby kits.
“I have quite a casual style- mainly jeans, polos and shirts...nothing too sophisticated I’m not quite the fashionista but like most Irish men I do take pride in my appearance,” he says.
Tommy is engaged to blonde beauty Lucy Whitehouse, whom he has been dating for over three years.
Tommy popped the question to the former Miss Wales (30) in April of last year year, and confesses he is leaving the wedding planning up to his other half.
“I’m trying to stay as far out of it as I can,” he laughs. "I imagine I'll end up turning up in some burgundy suit and she'll probably kill me!"