• Miles Davis: from buttoned-down Ivy League to Issey Miyake flamboyance

    5 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    New biopic Miles Ahead celebrates the life of one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century. But the jazz trumpeter was also a huge style icon, going from birth of cool preppy chic to Gucci-style glasses via a leather jacket that saved his life... Blue is the colour of the sky - and also of cool and melancholy understatement. So naturally, it's synonymous with jazz, especially through 1959's A Kind of Blue by Miles Davis, the bestselling jazz album of all time. Yet it was green, and in particular a green button-down shirt, that announced Davis's arrival as a style icon in...
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