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11 Jan

Are Brooklyn And David Beckham Sharing Newsboy Hats?

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Like all the accomplished members of his family, Brooklyn Beckham wears many different hats. Sartorially speaking, the student-model-photographer is fond of the typical beanie, he’s partial to baseball hats, too, and today we discovered that he’s also got a thing for newsboy caps. It’s a style that often gets a bad rap in fashion, deemed too hokey, too costume-y, and, yes, too reminiscent of the group of newspaper-selling, vest-wearing boys from Disney’s Newsies (1992). Beckham turned those negative connotations on their head yesterday, when he stepped out with his girlfriend, actress Chloë Moretz, wearing a newsboy cap that looked refreshingly cool. Instead of dressing the part—i.e. spiffy 1940s suit—he took a counterintuitive approach, with a simple T-shirt, rolled-up trousers, and Vans sneakers, accessorizing with a yellow carabiner, man jewelry, and a brown belt.

Photo: Splash News; Instar Images
Photo: Splash News; Instar Images

It’s a style that Beckham likely swiped from his father’s playbook. The former soccer-star-turned-fashion-designer has a long history of wearing the newsboy cap. Whether he’s boarding a private jet, sitting courtside at a basketball game, or taking a leisurely afternoon stroll with his family, papa Beckham rarely leaves home without one. Further proof that the apple (or should that be the hat?) doesn’t fall far from the tree

From Vogue

Hannah Kim
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