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Kangol bucket hat. 90's summer feeling

Nineties nostalgia

What we call today a bucket hat, reminiscent of the kangol hat shown here. Already making a comeback.

Just how did Bromley teenager David Jones metamorphose into iconic '70s futuristic creatures Ziggy Stardust and Aladdin Sane, inventing glam rock in the process? By being a cultural sponge. During this period, Bowie once found a fly in his glass of milk and observed: "I'm just like that fly. Soaking up everything." As early as age 19, he absorbed kabuki, Buddhism, jazz and mime (which informed his later dance moves) from British mime Lindsay Kemp.

The Japanese Designer Who Helped Turn David Bowie Into Ziggy Stardust Speaks

The Ziggy Stardust Companion - Ziggy Stardust Gallery 27

David Bowie he will always be cool - costume designed by Yamamoto Kansai, ukiyoe inspired patterns. That rabbits!