Legendary footballer David Beckham launches 'Peaky Blinders' themed fashion line
Peaky Blinders is one of the most popular period crime dramas on television. The show follows the exploits of the Shelby family of Birmingham as they expand their criminal empire while trying to move towards legitimacy. Now, in an interesting development, David Beckham, retired legendary English footballer, has announced, a new clothing collection in collaboration with the famous show. Here are the details.
Beckham co-owned fashion label, Kent & Curwen, unveiled the new collection, which was made in collaboration with the Cillian Murphy-starring show. The unveiling took place at the London Fashion week which was held this weekend and showed off the winter and autumn collections that included some staple looks made famous by the show that is set in the 1920s era.
The collection sports many apparels including grandad shirts, wool overcoats, waistcoats, and the flat cap, which earned the Peaky Blinders their name, and is the most iconic aspect of their outfit. The range has been labeled 'The Garrison Tailors' after the Birmingham pub owned by the Shelbys, and the labels read 'By order of the Peaky Blinders,' referring to the gang's famous enforcing motto.
Beckham, when asked about the collaboration, said he was 'a big fan of the show'. He also said their brand had always been about the look, and he needed to maintain 'that authenticity'. However, the Peaky flat cap was a fashion tip Beckham picked up from his grandfather, from an early age. His son, Brooklyn, has developed a love for flat caps as well.
Apart from the fashion collaboration, Peaky Blinders is coming up with some fresh new content for fans. The new season is scheduled to release this year and promises to be explosive as we saw a small clipping of family patriarch Thomas Shelby left dazed after a car explosion. There is also news about a Peaky Blinders movie in the works, as we had reported.