Quirky and characteristic- an amalgamation of pop and music hall
Creator of the "Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Long-Haired Men"
"It's time we were united and stood up for our curls" - David Bowie 1965.
A dramatic arts student who performed in avant-garde theater, and mimed.
Major Tom - an astronaut who slips through the barriers of the material world and finds himself beyond the stars
An androgynous "man who saved the world"
Ziggy Stardust- an out-of-this-world alien figure masqueraded as a human attempting to warn the world of it's end. Ziggy Stardust was presented as the epitome of a rock star, and the rock star lifestyle- immersed in an excess of drugs and sex.
Proto-punk pioneer in "Diamond Dogs"
The cabaret-esque and cocaine fueled Thin White Duke
Or, Neoclassicist Bowie- collaborating with The Polyphonic Spree, Television and The Arcade Fire.
I'm not sure which. But he is pure genius and the pioneer of many genres and scenes. And I really would like these Proenza Schouler boots in my wardrobe...