1985: Edgy & Elegant at the American Music Awards
Why it’s iconic: Madonna’s fashion choices always brought her personality to life: she had a darker, rebellious side with a good serving of ladylike elegance. This outfit (worn to the American Music Awards in 1985) portrays that perfectly: The sexy, black corset and moto gloves are topped off with her signature strands of beads, diamonds and pearls. PS: Notice the contradiction of mixing crosses with the Star of David. Sending a message perhaps?
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