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Michael Jackson's style: It's all in the details


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Like his signature moves, Michael Jackson’s style was all about the subtle but quirky details. Fans who flocked to television monitors, churches or Staples Center to watch the world pay tribute to the pop icon today found it easy to interpret Jackson’s style and spirit simply by wearing black fedoras with silver rings on the brim, single gloves and dark, over-sized sunglasses. 

With the '80s back this fall, these accessories hardly look costumey or out of place. Jackson had such an influential look during that decade that it will be hard to decipher next season whether people are dressing with inspiration from the runways or from Jackson. Perhaps they’re not so different.

-- Melissa Magsaysay

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Photo: Outside the gates of Neverland Ranch in Los Olivos, Calif., fans Monique Ransome, left, Anna Hanson and Jennifer Hanson watch the Michael Jackson memorial event in L.A. on a television network's monitor. Credit: Michael A. Mariant / Associated Press

 
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i miss michael jackson

Michael, you were loved by many. I just wish that you truly kinew how many people carried for you . We believed hat you didn't do any thing to childern except love them. No one will ever make me believe that you would hurt a child. When i see the pictures of you with your childern there is so much love for them. I remember you back when you were with motown. Telling my age. I love your music and all your dance moves. Your were great i will love and miss you. You are now safe in the arms of God and you don't have to worry about anything. JUST KEEP ON SINING AND DANCING. My prayers are for your chuildern and your whole family. Thanks for being with us as long as you were. May you finally rest in Peace.
NITA



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