It's no coincidence that Michael Jackson looked so good recently in a parade of Balmain and Givenchy jackets from the s/s 09 womenswear collection. The military details, bold shoulder pads and crystal embellishment borrowed much from the look Jackson created for himself in the 1980s.
And with fashion's obsession with all things 1980s continuing this autumn, his comeback tour couldn't have been better timed to co-inside with fashion's Michael Jackson moment.
Just Yesterday, hours before his death from a heart attack, Swarovski announced that they were set to collaborate with him on the costumes for his up coming tour in London - natch.
As the world is rocked by news of his death we look back at the wardrobe of a global style icon. Click here now to see our Michael Jackson Style File.More