Thanks To Brooklyn Beckham, Lost Keys Are A Thing Of The Past
It would've been easy for Brooklyn Beckham to fall into the trap of “my dad is David Beckham, I'll just copy everything he does”. Instead, he has carved out a personal style that differs from his legendary father's.
While DB favours camel overcoats, Louis Vuitton rollneck knits and Kent & Curwen rugby shirts, his son has adopted a Venice Beach skate style with a touch of Brit boyishness. One thing he does is completely unique to the young Beckham. Wearing a carabiner is typically a functional choice, but somehow he has made it a “thing”.
Whether in attendance at his mum's fashion week show, attending a Burberry party or sitting front row at Kim Jones' first Dior show, Beckham has rarely been seen without a carabiner and a set of keys attached to his belt loop – the perfect place to keep them after a big night out.
And sure, it could be for functionality (it's an essential for any skater, which Beckham is), but he's somehow made it into a real menswear moment. And it isn't just Beckham who's taking the belt accessory game to higher levels. At his first outing for Dior, Kim Jones had saddle wallets hanging from belt loops in the same way and John Lawrence Sullivan made a song and dance about clipping your wallet onto the same loops.
And you can easily do the same...
Off-White Industrial Logo-Jacquard Key Chain, $238 at MatchesFashion
Heron Preston СТИЛЬ "Style" Tape Keychain, $199 at Heron Preston
Saint Laurent Black And Silver Logo Plaque Embellished Leather Keyring, $285 at Farfetch