Prince: Musician and Fashion Icon

With the recent passing of Prince, it’s clear to see why so many of us are collectively acknowledging who he was as a performer and music legend. The Purple one came into our lives through sonic airwaves and images, never leaving us with a dull moment. However, he influenced more of our sphere than we realize. Complementing his music, his reputation for being a bold fashion statement, in and of himself, was enough to inspire how we viewed what people wore and how they wore it. Even riling us up enough to be courageous with how we choose to present ourselves. Prince pushed boundaries and that included his aesthetic. Often being known for sporting lace and ruffles, vibrant colors, and elaborate designs. His theme was freedom and sexuality. He was a grand figure, a fashion revolutionary, and he made it okay to be yourself with reckless abandon. Here are some fashion highlights that Prince has graced us with Whether we decide to play it safe with our wardrobe (and simply appreciate the amazing music he’s gifted us) or take after the Purple One in his appetite for curiosity without restriction, Prince most definitely left an artistic legacy that we can draw inspiration and creativity from. As a multi-intstrumentalist, music genius, and overall multi-faceted, free-spirited, albeit mysterious human being, Prince has created a vastness, a release of inhibition that we can all feel and honor.