Bowie style : Associated press : 6/25/01 On Milan spring/summer 2002 menswear collection. Rock star David Bowie look-alikes showed off the new Versace style made up of pastel-colored silk brocade suits with tight jackets and flared trousers, worn with sheer silk embroidered T-shirts, matching lace-up shoes, and a sash - sure to be the hot accessory item for next season.
and : Corriere della Sera : 6/24/01 "Bowie e Rocky ispirano la moda uomo. Il cantante nei sogni di Versace. Il pugile nella fantasia di Dolce & Gabbana" (Bowie and Rocky are the inspirations of the male fashion. The singer is in the dreams of Versace. The boxer in the imagination of Dolce & Gabbana) In the article it is said that even if Elton John and Ron Wood were the only rockstars at Versace defilÃƒÂ¨, the real guest has been David Bowie, whose look has been the inspiration of the new Versace collection.
David Bowie : Sunday Times : 07/01/01 From an interview with Prefab Sprout whose new album is produced by Tony Visconti. "He called Young Americans his 'plastic soul album'; well this is my 'plastic country album'." "McAloon talks in awe of Visconti's tales of Bowie turning up at the studio mid-afternoon, announcing that he had to leave for the theatre by 6pm, and bashing through two or three songs before the limo came to pick him up."
Ziggy : Q : August 2001 From a letter taking issue with an article in July's Q, entitled "Why Is Pop So Gay?". "You seem to forget that....the gay movement is inseparable from the rise of rock 'n' roll. Where would rock culture be without Ziggy Stardust?"
Man Who Fell To Earth : Telegraph : 06/30/01 From an interview with Perry Farrell - former frontman with Jane's Addiction. With his startling facial features (elfin jawline, hooked nose, satellite-dish eyes) and his outlandish garb (skinny-rib orange T-shirt, purple shades), he's every inch the Bowie-style "Man Who Fell to Earth", a rock star-cum-space cadet.
(contributors : queen janine, pozie, velvet goldmine, spaceface)