Hawaiian-born singer Bruno Mars puts a hat on it in a six-page fashion spread for the April issue of GQ magazine.
Mars who ever since he burst into the scene last year with his hit “Just the Way You Are”, has gained international recognition for his creased hats just as much as he has for his soulful falsetto voice and eclectic music style.
For his GQ spread the Grammy award winner display a variety of ways to rock a fedora. Mars dons designs by Dior, Armani, Sean John and Burberry for the shoot. From a casual look, to a more formal look and even a rock star inspired look, Mars showcases how you can use the fedora to jazz up your style.
Don’t be fooled into believing that Mars’ journey to stardom has been a joy ride. The singer addresses the cocaine scandal that almost derailed his career in September, last year, with GQ.
“I’m not gonna preach that I’m a role model…I’m a fucking musician! But I’ve learned people are watching, so don’t do nothing stupid”, Mars tells GQ on being caught with cocaine at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Vegas.
Mars in not just a good-looking singer, he’s also a talented songwriter. Despite lending some vocals on B.o.B.’s “Nothin’ On You” and Travie McCoy’s “Billionaire”, he also penned the hook for both songs. He also co-wrote Cee Lo Green’s smash “Fuck You”, Flo Ride’s Ke$ha featured “Right Round” and K’naan’s anthemic “Wavin’ Flag”.
His debut album “Doo-Wops & Hooligans” peaked at No.3 on the Billboard Albums chart and spewed two No.1 singles. The album was also nominated for an outstanding seven Grammys, earning Mars two wins