10 Days of Bowie

10 Days of Bowie

With this month's release of David Bowie'’s much-anticipated new album, The Next Day, we present a series of essays, anecdotes, photography, and artifacts that focus on how Bowie has influenced generations of creative people.



Joey Arias: My Saturday Night (Live) With Bowie



Ann Magnuson: What it meant to kiss vampire Bowie in The Hunger

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Cover Boy Style: Five spring looks inspired by pop music's most influential style icon


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The Next Day debuts at No. 1 around the world

Dries Van Noten: How the Belgian fashion designer was influenced by Bowie's style

Get the Look: The New Romantic was when he reached for superstardom




John Cameron Mitchell: How Bowie ruled him—and influenced Hedwig.

Bowie in the Movies: Posters from The Man Who Fell to Earth, The Hunger, Labyrinth, and more.

Get the Look: The Thin White Duke is a model of minimalist elegance



Jake Shears: The Scissor Sisters front man almost met his hero—but then he received a note from Bowie

Scott HeimWhy the author feels hypnotized ever time he hears the funereal song "Warszawa"

Jake Arnott: "What a wonderful moment of education to see this strange alien bisexual come from another planet to save us."


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The Origins of Ziggy: See the lyrics to “Ziggy Stardust” and “Rebel Rebel” as they were written by hand




Stephin Merritt: To the Magnetic Fields front man, Bowie is more important than the entire gay rights movement.

Mick Rock: A true believer, the photographer captured the icon at the right time, the right place.

Nico Muhly: The composer loved the movie Labyrinth and the song "Magic Dance."

The Hair:How to get that New Romantic look


Justin Vivian Bond: How Bowie taught children to celebrate difference

Steve Schapiro: The photographer explains his 12-hour 1974 session, singing karaoke 'Space Oddity'

The Hair: How to get the Thin White Duke look

Get the Look: Cutting-edge designer pieces that harken back to Ziggy Stardust


Chuck Palahniuk: On how "Young Americans" helped him sell Fight Club.

Jean Paul Gaultier: On why Bowie has been a fashion pioneer.

The HairAlain Pinon gives insider tips on how to get the 'Ziggy mullet'

Get the Look: Get the Mod Look for Under $350



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Glenn O'Brien: Was there when Bowie met Andy Warhol for the first time.

Adam Lambert: Explains how Bowie was his key inspiration.

The Hair: Alain Pinon gives insider tips on how to get Bowie's 'Mod' look

Live the Life: Suggestions on how to look like the rock icon


WATCH: The haunting video for "Where Are We Now," directed by Tony Oursler 

WATCH: The video for The Stars (Are Out Tonight),” directed by Floria Sigismondi, and includes Bowie alongside Oscar-winning actress Tilda Swinton, Andrej Pejic, and Saskia De Brauw.

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