12 January 2012

photography. styling. makeup. song. man. design.
david bowie. life on mars. 1973
director. mick rock

"I wanted to do something that looked a little like a painting." - Mick Rock

"As in all aspects of his career, at this point, David exhibited uncannily prescient instincts.  It's important to note two special ingredients which made Life On Mars such a memorable promo.  The dazzling turquoise suit made by longtime Bowie confidant and clothes designer Freddie Burretti (David never wore the suit again), and the exquisite make up rendered by glammeister Pierre Laroche, the man who applied the lighting bolt motif on Aladdin Sane." - Mick Rock

* *david jones bonus * *

the society for the prevention of cruelty to long-haired men

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