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Victoria Beckham's Daughter Harper Just Got Her Mom's Iconic Angled Bob

Although Victoria Beckham has worn her hair anywhere between shoulder- and waist-length over the last decade, I know I'm not alone when I say that I associate the Spice Girl turned fashion designer with the stacked bob hairstyle, and vice-versa. Shorter in the back and gradually longer toward the front, the style was Beckham's go-to in the late 2000s — a few years before her youngest child and only daughter, Harper, was born in 2011. But that hasn't stopped the seven-year-old from taking interest in her mother's most recognizable hairstyle.

On Saturday, Victoria shared a two-photo post of Harper in a bucolic setting, revealing not only an enviable outfit — can I get those boots, equestrian-style pants, and eyelet-sleeve shirt in my size please and thank you? — but a new hairstyle. Typically seen with very long hair, Harper is shown with a dramatically shorter bob. Just like her mother's retired style, it's shorter in the back and longer in the front, its ends sweeping forward. "Hair cut for our baby girl x kisses from Harper x #howchic," Victoria wrote in the caption.

Not quite as meticulously styled or as angular as Victoria's stacked bob, Harper's is proof that the style isn't as dated as I hate to admit I thought it was. It's also proof that a seven-year-old can be #hairgoals to people who haven't been seven in a few decades. Be sure to swipe through on the Instagram post to see it both close-up and from a distance.

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It was only a few weeks ago that Victoria's husband and Harper's dad, soccer icon David Beckham, posted a bittersweet photo in which he was giving a long-haired Harper a trim. "Someone’s happy 😃 & someone’s not so happy ✂️ but I didn’t think it was possible for this little one to look anymore beautiful but ♥️" David captioned the black-and-white photo. He might have created a little haircut monster with those initial snips, as it seems to have led to Harper's chic new style.

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I'm guessing David wasn't the stylist behind this latest chop, but if another countryside photo posted by Victoria is any indication, he seems A-OK with his daughter's new throwback hairstyle.

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