The baseball cap/sunglasses combo is a classic look for celebrities trying to go incognito. Pairing a $450, oversized, flat-brimmed cap with sunglasses, multiple gold chains, a leather mesh shirt, and what appears to be lip gloss (!) is slightly less traditional — especially courtside at an indoor basketball game.
So naturally, when Bieber debuted this outfit at Game 7 of the Heat-Pacers series Monday night, it attracted a fair amount of snark. But while everything the kid’s rocking below eye-level is objectively objectionable, his hat itself isn’t actually that bad — at least, when compared the head-gear Bieber’s worn in the past. (And we’re not even counting the gas mask.)
7. The Color Purple
In the context of this list? Not so bad. In the context of real life? Not great.
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6. The Snowball Special
So he really is Canadian, eh?
5. The Brim and Bear It
On second thought, this look might actually be kind of cool. On third thought… nah.
4. The Camo Cap
Nice try, Biebs — but we can still see you, and you look ridiculous.
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3. The Sound and the Furry
It’s a trapper, not a keeper.
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2. The Chanel No. Whaaa?
The real story here is that Chanel even manufactures this hat in the first place.
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1. The Not-So-Mellow Yellow
There’s a reason Damon Lindelof spent hours tweeting about nothing but this hat. His best quip: “That hat looks like Pac-Man wandered into the gay bar from Police Academy.”
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