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David Beckham’s Personal Style

The man, the myth, the legend; David Beckham is not only one of the the most iconic footballers of all time, but he's also a style icon. His style may be basic, but he always looks great.

Learn how to imitate some of Beckham’s best looks. 

David Robert Joseph Beckham OBE (born 2 May 1975) is a retired English professional footballer.

He played for Manchester United, Real Madrid, LA Galaxy, Paris Saint-Germain and the English national team. 


The England star never goes overboard with crazy statement patterns or big branding and logos. You’ll most likely see him wearing neutrals or earthy tones; in classic cuts and heritage styles. Beckham always manages to look effortlessly cool. [vc_separator type=’normal’ position=’center’ color=” thickness=” up=” down=”]


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Now if you know Beckham, you’ll know that he rocks basic pieces like no other. With such killer confidence and an understanding of personal style, even a basic t-shirt and black jeans can become the perfect outfit. Here at Man For Himself, we’re a big fan of the basics. Less is always more.

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The Relaxed Look

For many men, the relaxed look can often end up looking way too scruffy. Fortunately, Beckham is a man who knows exactly how to look both relaxed and smart at the same time. Wearing his shirt open and partially untucked, he’s really styling this out in his own contemporary way. Drop in a pair of chinos and box-fresh sneakers and you’ve got yourself a winner. Steal his style by choosing a slightly oversized shirt and some casual footwear, paired with formal trousers.

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Whether it’s a pair of Chelsea boots or a good pair of loafers, he knows exactly what he’s doing. Even when wearing a casual outfit, Beckham always elevates it with his footwear choices. Footballers are normally big fans of sneakers, so it’s great to see Beckham standing out from the crowd. If you’re going to give this look a try, make sure that your choice of footwear matches with your trousers. Keep it tonal! 

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David Beckham’s Hair and Grooming

Beckham is a man that loves his grooming. He has several fragrances available as well as his very own grooming line known as “House 99“. He’s also no stranger to tattoos, being a man that’s covered nearly head to toe in ink. [vc_separator type=’normal’ position=’center’ color=” thickness=” up=” down=”]


Tattoos are an essential part of David Beckham’s style. He wouldn’t be the man he is today without them. His ink gives him that rugged and “tough” look that’s all part of his natural persona. All his tattoos consist of black ink, and they cover the majority of his body. His chest, arms, hand, and his neck – you name it and it’s covered. Of course, tattoos are a big commitment, so if you’re going to make the move and get one, make sure you’re set on it.

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Now, over the years we’ve seen David Beckham try pretty much every hairstyle goings. He’s rocked the buzzcut, shoulder length hair, and even braids. As of now, Beckham is sporting a classic look – the short back and sides. We can’t deny that pretty much any style suits the man, but his most recent is easily one of his best. It suits his face shape perfectly and shows off his trademark neck tattoos. If you’re looking to steal his style, head to a trustworthy barber and show them this image.

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Steal His Style: David Beckham

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  • Basics – Beckham loves basics, plain T-shirts, simple chinos and unbranded jumpers.
  • The Relaxed Look – Even for smarter events he always looks relaxed, undo a few of those top buttons.
  • Footwear – David is keen on Chelsea boots and loafers, they’re pretty much his go-to.
  • Tattoos – For that rugged and tough look, he’s covered head to toe in tattoos.
  • Hair – Grooming is massively important for Beckham, and he’s always sporting a fresh cut.