In My Closet: Michael Jackson’s Style Lives On

By |2009-06-26T14:23:48+00:00June 26th, 2009|Categories: Photos|0 Comments

Michael Jackson was more than just an artist. In fact, the ‘King of Pop’ was the epitome of a style icon.

From the jackets to the socks and gloves, Michael’s style transcends through a new generation of performers including Chris Brown.

chris brown, michael jackson, style, new generation

chris brown, michael jackson, style, new generation

Michael Jackson was more than just an artist. In fact, the ‘King of Pop’ was the epitome of a style icon.

From the jackets to the socks and gloves, Michael’s style transcends through a new generation of performers including Chris Brown.

neyo, michael jackson, style, new generation

neyo, michael jackson, style, new generation

Ne-Yo has always referenced Michael Jackson as an influence but, the “Miss Independent” singer borrows more than vocal inspiration from the King.

Pictured: Ne-Yo, known for his hats as much as lyrics, pulls a few steps on stage reminiscent of Michael Jackson.

neyo, michael jackson, style, new generation

neyo, michael jackson, style, new generation

Michael Jackson made socks as much of an accessory as a belt or suspenders.

Pictured: Mario performing on Dancing With The Stars (ABC)

usher, michael jackson, style, new generation

usher, michael jackson, style, new generation

Michael Jackson’s stage presence was undeniable. Even if he was crisp and smooth style-wise, he never missed a step.

Pictured: Usher takes the stage years after tributes to both Michael Jackson and the late James Brown.

omarion, michael jackson, style, new generation

omarion, michael jackson, style, new generation

Jewelry, specifically stones or savorski crystals, was always lauded by the King of Pop. His penchant for unique jackets, shirts and other accessories adorned with stones and crystals has trickled down to stars like Omarion.

sammie, michael jackson, style, new generation

sammie, michael jackson, style, new generation

R&B singer Sammie cites Michael Jackson as an inspiration and influence.

Pictured: Sammie dons a crystal laden jacket at the BET Awards 07′ ceremony.

sammie, michael jackson, style, new generation

sammie, michael jackson, style, new generation

Last but definitely not least, Michael Jackson was infamous for his jackets. The most notable of the King’s jackets was the infamous red jacket warn in Thriller.

Pictured: Burgeoning R&B recording star Young Steff dons a similar jacket and dance steps in his video for “Professional”.

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