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Prince was known to his fans not just for the incredible music he wrote and performed but also for his truly unique sense of personal style. From his obsession with purple, to his ever-changing stage personas, he pushed sartorial boundaries in a way that no other artist of his generation could.

As news of Prince’s death unfolds we thought it fitting to remember the way in which the Purple One’s outlandish stage outfits have transformed the world of pop music forever.

Without further ado, here are ten of Prince’s most iconic looks from a lifetime of individuality and forward-thinking fashion sense.