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23 Of Prince's Most Important Looks Ever

Diamonds and pearls and beautiful music.

1. When he wore a matching zebra top and bikini bottom (with thigh-highs, natch).

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2. When he single-handedly made male crop tops happen.

3. When he made getting out of the bathtub the hottest thing that ever happened.

4. When he made purple lamé A Thing.

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5. Lace headband? Yes, please!

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6. Off-the-shoulder top? UH-HUH.

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7. Better yet, no shirt at all.

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8. When he paired a bedazzled trenchcoat with snakeskin pants.

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9. When he dressed like a sexy matador.

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10. How about when he wore assless pants at the 1991 MTV VMAs?

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11. When he stunned everyone with his third-eye knowledge at the 2015 American Music Awards.

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12. The time he showed us all how to wear a fringey leather jacket.

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13. The time he and his date matched in beautiful sparkles.

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14. And damn could that man SPARKLE.

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15. When he performed with Beyoncé and somehow managed to be sexier than her.

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16. When he made every girl/guy/dog/cat swoon in Purple Rain.

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17. Has there ever been a better shirt ruffle?

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18. NO.

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19. When he gave perfect curl in Under the Cherry Moon.

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20. When he channeled his inner Joker for the Batman soundtrack.

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21. When he was basically the future incarnate at the iHeartRadio Music Fest.

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22. When he threw no shade in shades.

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23. And when he looked fly AF in shiny peach at the Grammys.

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Shine on, you beautiful diamond.

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