Sending Off the World Cup in Style

As Argentina and Germany head to the finals this Sunday, we're recapping the most fashionable things to come out of this year's soccer competition.

Art by Tanya Leigh Washington

Every four years, the FIFA World Cup dominates our everyday lives for one month. Soccer, fashion, crazed fans and celebrities all collide to make for one fantastic time. This year's tournament hosted in Brazil was one for the books. From spirited clothing to beautiful models, Brazil has inspired and exported some of our favorite things.  

Designers such as Karl Lagerfeld got in on the action and created apparel representing the participating countries. Flip through our slideshow to see some of the best World Cup–inspired attire out there:

Along with Brazil's talented athletes come gorgeous models who have taken over the fashion industry. Click through the slideshow below to see our top ten Brazilian beauties:

Nail art doesn't seem like it's going away anytime soon. One of our favorite Brazilian models, Alessandra Ambrosio, took the decorated-manicure trend to a whole new level by adorning her digits with an ode to the host and her native country, Brazil. Check out her impressive, festive mani here, and browse even more stylish ways the model supported her home team in our slideshow:

It's a fact: Soccer produces some of the most drool-worthy men in sports. But some of these players have fabulous women supporting them on and off the field. These significant others are not only fashionable but talented themselves. Click through our slideshow below to fangirl over some of soccer's most stylish leading ladies:

While we're sad to see the tournament come to an end, we can only hope that the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia can raise the bar, which is set pretty darn high. Thanks Brazil and FIFA for everything—we loved every moment! 

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