World Celebrates Michael Jackson’s 56th Birthday
By Charlotte Stringer, Style Editor at stylight.co.uk
With a new album, hologram performances and the media hype around Michael Jackson lives on over five years after his death. However, as what would have been his 56th birthday approaches (29th August), we’ve taken the opportunity to look back at Michael’s top ten fashion trademarks. From his iconic penny loafers, to that red leather ‘Thriller’ jacket, and his now unforgettable white ‘Smooth Criminal’ trilby.
1. Single Rhinestone Glove
2. Red Leather Jacket
3. Penney Loafers
4. Fedora Hat
5. Military Jackets
6. Aviator Sunglasses
7. Sequin Jacket
8. Smoth Criminal Shoes
9. Heavy Metals, Belts & Armour
10. Arm Band
Other parties celebrating Jackson’s life include Cirque du Soleil’s #MJWeAreOne campaign, with fans around the world sharing how they’ve been inspired by the King of Pop via Instagram, proving that his music and talent still have a global reach. Also coming up is the MJ Global Birthday Party #MJGBP2014 which sees fans celebrate over three days with videos, songs, and message boards all in 3D for this year’s theme.