Became the special man...
The iconic image of Ziggy Stardust* is now recognisable enough to warrant a place on the front of the new
David shares the page with other "style leaders" such as Elvis and The Beatles, and after a list of the various visual images David has employed, the piece describes some of the garments thus: Clothes were often worn in layers and ultra-loose to speed rapid costume changes and to conceal pads for absorbing sweat.
"...pads for absorbing sweat"!? Ziggy didn't sweat. Horses sweat, gentlemen perspire, ladies glow but Ziggy sparkled. };-)
* OK OK, I know the purists among you will be mumbling something about the Ziggy character having mutated into Aladdin Sane by the time of the Rebel Rebel video, but I say, "Whatever, it's still Ziggy to the peoploid on the street." ...though in fact the Rebel Rebel video was pretty much Ziggy's last public appearance, that's if you don't include the Diamond Dogs cover of course.