The Vogue Edit. Black & silver printed stripes snake boots. Black & silver lacquered heel. Zip with metallic silver cube perspective details. Black leather lining. This motif in bands of metallic snake exudes an intoxicating charm. This marquetry of contrasting leathers is a throwback to the spectacular stage costumes of legendary groups of the Glam rock years. Pierre Hardy.
1973 Album cover shoot for Aladdin Sane, photographed by Brian Duffy. The lightning bolt represented the duality of the mind, although Bowie later explained that the "lad insane" of the album's title track was inspired by his brother Terry, who was diagnosed as a schizophrenic. Photo By Brian Duffy