1981, Los Angeles. Because of course this is what you’d wear at Flipper's Roller Disco Boogie Lounge, right?
1981, London. Creepin’ an’ a-crawlin’ at the Lyceum, circa Dirty Mind and Controversy.
1986, London. Wearing just a gold chain and a film of sweat sent from heaven, Prince hits Wembley Arena with the Revolution on the Parade tour.
1985, Inglewood, CA. Prince in his full Purple Rain pomp at the Fabulous Forum. Nothing compares 2 U. [Sigh]
1988. Prince tours Lovesexy. Don’t pretend you didn’t own at least one polka-dot item that year too.
1993, Birmingham, U.K. Ringlets, the tiniest matador suit ever made, chest hair, chains and a gun. ONLY BECAUSE IT'S YOU, PRINCE.
1995, London. Following his debacle with Warner Bros., Prince changed his name to a male/female symbol; released his 17th album, The Gold Experience; and got himself a symbol-shaped guitar in gold.
2007, Switzerland. Gold suit and gold tie for a jam session at the Montreux Jazz Festival.
2011, Rotterdam, Netherlands. Beige snakeskin fringed poncho with a sci-fi collar for his Welcome 2 Europe tour.
2012. Banana slacks and heels with a PVC creation on The View. And what a view.