“I always had a repulsive need to be something more than human.”
Following the music icon’s passing on January 10th, we look back at his distinctive style. He always pushed the fashion boundaries and inspired people across the globe with his daring ensembles and different personas. Rest in peace, David Bowie.
1967: A very young looking Bowie sporting an embroidered jacket for a photoshoot.
Another photoshoot in the 1970s – look at that amazing print!
STARMAN: In a Liberty Print on TOTP in 1972.
1986: Looking very dapper in a houndstooth check coat, photograph by Chalkie Davies at the time of the release of his single ‘Absolute Beginners’ in London.
Inspiring glam rock in women’s fashion; Paris Fashion Week Jean Paul Gaultier Spring 2013
And in ELLE Mexico ‘Just for One Day’ editorial May 2013, photographed by Takahiro Ogawa
One of the outfits displayed at the ‘Bowie Is’ exhibition at the V&A, 2013, which is now touring the world.
Bowie always had an eye for a great print. A more recent portrait by Jimmy King in 2015.
The Billboard January tribute cover