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Fashion Icon Beckham
They've styled their hair into the ever-attractive mullets they've long considered a tracksuit to acceptable attire for an evening out. Yes, the professional footballer has committed enough fashion crimes to join the eleven at Alcatraz. But wait, there is a change a foot. Increasingly, footballers are making the transition from flouting all style rules to actually setting the trends. There is a revolution going on in locker rooms around the world. Middle field visionary, dead bald maestro, millionaire spice guy, and best dressed man in Britain, that's David Beckham for you. Football, but also fashion icon.
"My favorite picture, Fedora, Frock coat, Baggy pants, Spats, very cool."
"Please welcome the face of Police, David Beckham."
GQ editor Dylan Jones heaps praise on a man whose style credentials include wearing sarongs, diamond earrings, and even his wife's underwear. Yet he says Beckham has taken the footballer image further than anyone else, right up into the league of movie stars and super models.
"I think because he's a family man, you know, he's the most famous man in Britain as well as probably being considered the best dressed man in Britain. He's kind of rampantly heterosexual, so I think that all those things conspire to allow him to play with his image to such an extent. That he can be more extreme, he can cover himself in baby oil on the cover of GQ, he can wear black painted fingernails and big Fedoras and baited boxing shorts, which most footballers as you say, could not do because it wouldn't really fit with their image."
Beckham's image on and off the pitch won him a million-dollar deal with Police. In a year and a half, the sunglasses brand saw its turnover increase three fold, proving a model like Beckham is worth the price.
"They are incredibly up-market, talented, stylish, media friendly, mediated individuals. In sense of kudos, there is no great kudos at the moment than getting a sportsman to endorse your product."