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    DescriptionThrough his music, dance, and fashion, Michael Jackson created a mystique that was unique to him and recognized as such throughout the world. For five decades he mesmerized audiences--and for twenty-five of those years Michael Bush was there as Jackson's designer, stylist, and friend, accompanying the King of Pop on his journey to becoming the King of Style. While paying homage to the original Billie Jean, Beat It, and Thriller looks that put Jackson on the fashion map, "The King of Style" also traces their evolution over several decades. Jackson's penchant for the military silhouette is explored in detail, along with the trade secrets behind the sequined glove and the fencing uniform that he, Michael Bush, and Dennis Tompkins reinvented to make stage magic. It was Bush who dressed Jackson for the final time, before he was buried. Dozens of garments were left unfinished by his shocking death. The legacy of Michael Jackson lives on. An artist like none other, he transformed everything he touched--from the fabric of his clothes to his legions of fans around the world.


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    Title
    The King of Style
    Subtitle
    Dressing Michael Jackson
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Michael Bush, Foreword by John Branca
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 235 mm
    Height: 324 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 1,678 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781608871513
    ISBN 10: 1608871517
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15920
    BIC E4L: BEA
    Ingram Subject Code: MU
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: AKTA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.3
    B&T General Subject: 540
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: ML
    BISAC V2.8: MUS029000, MUS020000
    LC subject heading:
    Abridged Dewey: 781
    BISAC V2.8: DES005000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: DES008000
    DC22: 779.974692
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC23: 746.92
    LC subject heading: , ,
    Illustrations note
    Colour Photographs
    Publisher
    Insight Editions, Div of Palace Publishing Group, LP
    Imprint name
    Insight Editions, Div of Palace Publishing Group, LP
    Publication date
    06 November 2012
    Publication City/Country
    San Rafael
    Author Information
    Michael Bush worked personally with Michael Jackson for 25 years to create some of the most original and indelible clothing ever worn by a musical performer. Using his professional background in theatrical costume construction and dance, they created thousands of custom artistic pieces that captured the essence of a one-of-a-kind pop star. He lives in Hollywood, CA.