The Real Man Who Fell To Earth; a zeitgeist of pop culture, David Bowie is now the brightest of stars above.
From the Glam-dripped Ziggy to the slick, bewitching Thin White Duke; an artist and terrific innovator on and off stage. You don’t have to be a hardcore fan to see how Bowie was a king of self-invention; paving the way for others in terms of sexuality, creativity and showmanship. Following the tragic news yesturday of his death, to celebrate his (omni-present) legacy we’ve put a snapshot of images exemplifying his style.
Back Stage 1965
Ziggy Stardust Tour, 1973
The Man Who Fell To Earth
Flares and a rumoured 26 inch waist in 1977
On Set: “Jazzin For Blue Jean” 1984
Album Artwork featuring Union Jack Coat design by McQueen in 1997
” I don’t know where I’m going from here,but i promise it won’t be boring.” In Loving Memory Of David Bowie 1947-2016
Got Bowie nostalgia? See I-D’s Top Bowie moments that shaped himself and us in the 20th and 21st Century here.