Michael Jackson was more than the greatest musical legend of any recent generation; he was a fashion icon. He became known by one single accessory: the glove. Back in the day, that infamous red jacket was worn by many an older brother during their break-dancing phases. Later, the military jackets and face masks would become his staples. Recently, Jackson became noted by the fashionable powers that be for his love of Balmain; the embellished jackets and grand price tags were just up his alley. Let us take a look back at the original King of Style.
WORDS: KENYATTA SMITH