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This Is How David Beckham Used To Dress In The 00s

Want to see him in velvet trousers? Of course you do.

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Ah David Beckham.

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What an incredibly handsome and well put-together man.

Effortlessly cool and well dressed. Even when he takes a tumble.

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1. But it wasn't always this way.

He's wearing velvet trousers.VELVET. TROUSERS.
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He's wearing velvet trousers.

VELVET. TROUSERS.

2. It took a long time and a number of terrible outfits before David became the menswear icon he is today.

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3. Like all great fashion icons, a lot of terrible experimentation preceded what we love and appreciate today.

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4. Want to know what makes this outfit choice better? He met Prince Charles while wearing it.

Protecting your hair from the humidity is more important than obeying royal protocol.
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Protecting your hair from the humidity is more important than obeying royal protocol.

5. His outfit for meeting the Prime Minister was just as special.

Brown three piece suit with a cream shirt and bulky tie combo?Never forget that David Beckham turned up at Downing Street looking like he was attending church for the Christening of the child from next door.
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Brown three piece suit with a cream shirt and bulky tie combo?

Never forget that David Beckham turned up at Downing Street looking like he was attending church for the Christening of the child from next door.

6. Want to know what's even better than that? The his and hers photos with Victoria from this era.

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7. It took a while to work the kinks out of their red carpet attire.

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8. Hard to think that they'd be rubbing shoulders with Anna Wintour a decade later.

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9. Every one of these images is a gift that should be savoured.

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10. This one is beautiful in so many ways.

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11. This was also the era of David's big trousers.

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12. He loved a good baggy fit back in the day.

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13. The baggier the better.

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14. Couldn't get enough of it.

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15. And then of course there was the hair.

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16. Look at those cornrows.

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17. So always remember David Beckham used to dress this way.

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18. It's a nice reminder that being stylish takes time.

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Because he's absolutely nailed it now.

Be it in a suit.

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Keeping it casual.

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Or just rocking some underwear.

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He knows just how to work it now.

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So you stay delightful David, k?

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