It’s not often that you can use the words ‘Legend’, ‘Icon’and ‘Revolutionist’ all for one person. However, it can be fair to say that David Bowie was probably the exception and was an individual who embodied all these descriptions, if not more.
One of Britain’s most successful, pioneering and sexually liberal musicians, David Bowie enjoyed a glittering career, lived an eccentric life, where he did not conform to the social norms in regards to his music and especially with his fashion.
During his career, Bowie embraced many personas, first changing his birth name and then transformed into alter ego Ziggy Stardust as well as others.
His sense of fashion has been so influential and unforgettable, with many artists after him, such as Lady Gaga, Sia, Katy Perry and Prince incorporating his sense of individuality in their stage presence. Even Kanye West has said of Bowie to be: