Shiloh Jolie-Pitt's 2014 throwback: The androgynous style that shook hollywood
Throwback to 2014's Unbroken premiere, where Shiloh Jolie-Pitt's androgynous style and wish to be called John became the talk of Hollywood.
Shiloh Jolie-Pitt (Source: Daily Mail)
2014 feels like only yesterday when the Hollywood red carpet was awash with glitz, glam, and Shiloh Jolie-Pitt's unforgettable appearance at the Unbroken movie premiere. Amid the star-studded aura, this 8-year-old stole the limelight with her daring androgynous style, boldly redefining kiddie fashion.
A suit, a haircut, and an identity
The tux, the trim, the title—everything about Shiloh's style screamed confidence. While the Hollywood elite were busy preening in their gowns and jewels, this young dynamo strutted in a slouchy boy's suit with a no-nonsense short haircut. But it wasn't just her attire that had the paparazzi's flashbulbs popping. Her preference to be addressed as John reignited a discussion around the freedom of self-expression in young ones.
Angelina, ever the epitome of a supportive parent, previously shed light on her daughter's unique style choices. "She likes to dress like a boy and wants her hair cut like a boy and she wanted to be called 'John' for a while," Jolie once mentioned. Likening it to children who fantasized about being superheroes, Angelina portrayed Shiloh's choices as a reflection of her true self. After all, "It's who she is," she stated, celebrating the quirks and whimsies of childhood.
Dad Brad's playful revelations
Brad, too, had his share of tales about their delightful daughter. In a candid chat with the queen of talk shows, Oprah, he shared the adorable stubbornness of young Shiloh. "She only wants to be called John. John or Peter, so it's a Peter Pan thing. So we've got to call her John," he playfully admitted. Every parent has stories that are a treasure trove of cute, comical, and sometimes downright confusing moments. Pitt summed it up perfectly: "It's just that kind of stuff that's cute to parents, and it's probably really obnoxious to other people."
As the curtains fell on the Unbroken premiere, Shiloh Jolie-Pitt not only marked her strong presence but also sparked broader conversations about identity, gender, and self-expression. Here, in 2023, the world has surely evolved, but those discussions remain ever-relevant. Let's raise a toast to individuality, to breaking the mold, and to those fearless few, like Shiloh, who remind us to always march to the beat of our own drum.
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