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11 Photos That Prove Chompiras Is a Global Fashion Icon

You remember Chompiras, the hapless cat burglar played by “Chespirito” creator Roberto Gómez Bolaños, right?

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Did you know he’s a FASHION ICON?

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Oh, it’s true. Look at Pharrell’s outfit at the 2015 MTV VMAs. That’s no mistake.

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Pharrell isn’t the only one inspired by Chompiras. Here’s Justin Timberlake with a formal take on Chompiras’ look:

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Don’t see it? OK, let’s add that signature Chompiras hat.

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Now you see it, don’t you?

Those horizontal stripes… the dark blazer… Chompiras IS EVERYWHERE. All you need to do is add that magical hat:

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His look is on the runways of Paris…

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The runways of Sweden…

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And the runways of Berlin…

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Actors, like Simon Pegg, have embraced it:

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Although it’s clear he really needs a beard to pull that look together.

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Much better!

Even Avan Jogia is rockin’ that Chompiras look!

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OK. I’ve never heard of Avan Jogia, but he’s wearing a dark blazer and a shirt with horizontal stripes, so play along. Please?!

Even Manny Pacquiao has embraced his inner Chompiras.

There you have it. Proof that Chompiras has inspired, and will continue to inspire, generation after generation. Now we just need Botijas to get a little love.

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