Before there were Harajuku girls, Gwen Stefani was fronting No Doubt and setting trends for teenage girls everywhere. Pairing tomboy with girlie girl, ’90s Gwen is easy to pull off. All you need is a crop top and bright red lipstick. You can also pull out those bindis you’ve been hiding since 1995.
David Bowie took fashion to a new level when he unveiled his alter-ego Ziggy Stardust. Part rock star, part alien-being, it takes more than just a colorful unitard and elaborate makeup to pull off this look. You need the confidence to go along with it. Of course, it also doesn’t hurt if you can sing.
Freddie Mercury was the frontman for Queen best known for his hits “Bohemian Rhapsody”, “Don’t Stop Me Now”, and “We Are the Champions”. Mercury was also well known for his stage performances and flamboyant outfits. If you’re feeling courageous, you could try on one of the many form fitting leotards that he wore on stage.
Robbie Hart wanted to be a rock star but life decided otherwise. Instead of ripped jeans and a leather jacket, he wound up donning a suit and tie as a professional wedding singer. Failed career or not, he was still able to get the girl and impress Billy Idol.
Rachel Berry, played by Lea Michele in Glee, is a driven yet neurotic high school glee club member, who’s single ambition is to perform on Broadway. She places gold star stickers after her signature to remind everyone that she’s a star.
Blaine Anderson (Darren Criss) used to be the lead singer of the Dalton Academy Warblers but transferred to McKinley High School to be with his boyfriend Kurt. Though he may have shed his Dalton blazer, he sure hasn’t given up his preppy style.
Let’s take a minute to remember how cool Axl Rose looked before fame ruined his fashion sense. Let’s return to the days when his cockiness was cool and wearing American flag spandex was awesome. If only we could freeze time for you, Axl.
‘Born to Die’ is a dramatic ballad and popular single by singer/songwriter, Lana Del Rey. A memorable image from the music video is set in a beautiful Romanian castle with a pair of majestic tigers. Dress like the Lonely Queen with a white sheath gown and a luscious crown of flowers.
Considered by many to be the “King of Grunge Rock”, Kurt Cobain became the unwillingly leader of a generation. His jaded attitude and “don’t care” appearance was something to which many kids could relate. Though his life was cut short, his music remains influential to this day.