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Remembering Michael Jackson's fashion legacy.

You cried over his death, read and watched all the news coverage, and played his music on repeat, but there’s one more way you can pay tribute to Michael Jackson: Honoring his fashion legacy. There was the black fedora, the sparkling military jackets with epaulettes, those simple black loafers, and, later, a simple (but always billowing) white shirt. Michael Jackson’s style was arguably as iconic as his music. Writes the New York Times: “Few entertainers can be identified solely on the basis of their clothes, and yet a single sequined glove held aloft signifies only one name.”