Michael Jackson’s white glove, Madonna’s cone-shaped bustier, Beyoncé’s bodysuits… Music videos have given us many iconic looks that have defined pop culture and made fashion history. Here are six must-see videos (released in the last six months) that may have slipped under your style radar. What music videos are you drawing your fashion inspiration from? Share with Fashion School Daily on social media using #academyufashion tag.
November: P!NK – Beautiful Trauma
Following a string of successful public performances, everyone’s favorite exclamation mark releases a sumptuous adult fairytale featuring Channing Tatum as her cross-dressing partner. Fun, fun, fun!
October: Jessie J – Not My Ex
Proving that a simple black top is enough to make both a strong first impression and a lasting emotional statement, Jessie J is captivating throughout all the 3:47 black and white minutes.
September: Pablo Alborán – No vaya a ser
Thanks to its Boomerang-inspired choreography, this Spanish chart topper’s eye-popping video pulls together the best of Spanish fashion to marvel at to a delightfully melodic tune.
August: Kwaye – Sweetest Life
Singer, dancer and his own stylist, Kwaye delivers the sweetest dance track while rocking an all-white look complete with an oversized unbuttoned shirt billowing against the California skies.
July: Jaden Smith – Watch Me
“Watch me do this. Since 2012, I’ve been the coolest” raps Jaden Smith on his new album and it sounds just about right looking at the flawless blend of hip-hop and rock-n-roll style in this video.
June: Sigala feat. Ella Eyre – Came Here for Love
Shot on location in Las Palmitas, Mexico’s graffiti art capital, the video rolls out some of the best streetstyle we’ve seen in a while. The “permanently hungry” Ella Eyre leaves us wanting more!
Text by Alexey Timbul