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article imageDressing With The Stars: David Beckham's sleek Belstaff moto-look

By Earl Dittman     Sep 10, 2014 in Lifestyle
With retired famed English footballer player David Beckham brandishing his own line of moto-lifestyle menswear collection for British brand Belstaff, you can dress like a hunky, soccer ball-kicking warm leatherette, too.
Thirty-nine-year-old British football legend David Robert Joseph Beckham OBE once played for Manchester United, Preston North End, Real Madrid, Milan, Los Angeles Galaxy, Paris Saint-Germain and the England national team, but these days he his helping to lend a hand in designing his own line of hip and cool of clothing for Belstaff. Inspired by his own vintage Belstaff biker jackets, David Beckham brings his iconic personal style to a capsule collection of exclusively designed pieces that are essential to the moto lifestyle.
One of the most popular items of his Belstaff collection is the signature handwaxed leather Kendal Jacket that Beckham has been sporting in most of his photos promoting his line. Available for a mere $1,950 at Belstaff David Beckham revives a classic Moto jacket with his personal style influence. Channel-quilted shoulders and elbows reap an understated biker attitude as well as protecting the rider. An adventure-worn texture is individually produced for each jacket; suede is hand-polished at high temperature for this authentically aged patina. Additionally, the Kendal jacket sports an asymmetric zip fastening, channel quilting to shoulders and elbows, leather tab fastening on collar, zip and tab fastenings on cuffs, two side zip pockets, one zip patch pocket to left chest, one internal pocket and signature gunmetal hardware.
Biking-enthusiast David Beckham
Biking-enthusiast David Beckham
The six-foot, Leytonstone, England-born Beckham, who has been married to ex-Spice Girl Victoria Beckham since 1999, is also the subject of a new book. On Wednesday, Beckham, a biking enthusiast joined world-renowned photographer Peter Lindbergh for the global launch of Off Road, held at British luxury lifestyle brand Belstaff’s New York City flagship store on Madison Avenue, seen HERE.
David Beckham and Peter Lindbergh (center) with the Belstaff riders
David Beckham and Peter Lindbergh (center) with the Belstaff riders
Off Road is a coffee table book housing photography of a leather-clad David Beckham from photographer, Peter Lindberg. The images capture Beckham’s spirit of adventure, which correlates with the brand’s heritage and style. The launch was marked with a motorcycle parade down Madison Avenue where the Brooklyn Bikers were greeted by Beckham before the VIP cocktail event and book signing commenced.
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