Friday, June 26, 2009

Effortless Style ...

Women's Wear Daily reports a 'Must Read' article on the impact The King of Pop had on fashion and style. Definitely before his time in many aspects of his artistic ways, but when your style reaches 'trendsetter' status, it's effortless and iconic. And, Michael [THE AVIATORS] gave us layers and layers throughout the Eighties of amazing fashion trends ... Take a look at the article and the slide show, KUDOS WWD you guys did a great job!



During the Eighties and into the Nineties, Jackson, who died of cardiac arrest in Los Angeles Thursday, became as much a trendsetter for fashion as he was for music. There’s the red leather motorcycle jacket he rocked in the “Beat It” video; the white ankle socks, black fedora and black loafers he wore when he moonwalked (and that walk alone is almost as legendary as Neil Armstrong’s); the military-style jacket and aviator sunglasses he toured in during the “Thriller” era; the white V-neck T-shirt that he always eventually stripped down to onstage, and finally, there was that glove, first worn during a performance of “Billie Jean” during a television special in 1983. Read more, here.