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    23 Of Prince's Most Important Looks Ever

    Diamonds and pearls and beautiful music.

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    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.

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

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    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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