March 15, 2016  ·  culture  ·  further reading  ·  style

Miles Davis, Style Icon

A great article in the Sunday New York Times explores the supreme coolness of Miles Davis' style from every angle, and there's copious documentation of and insight into it—starting with the costume designer's research for the upcoming Don Cheadle biographical film and proceeding through anecdotes from fellow musicians and associates. Davis' music ran the gamut from elegantly understated to raucous and chaotic, and through better and worse, his clothing choices reflected it all.

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