Take A Sneak Peek At The V&A's David Bowie Exhibition

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Take A Sneak Peek At The V&A's David Bowie Exhibition

The V&A has been granted unprecedented access to the David Bowie Archive for their exhibition David Bowie Is, which runs from 23 March to 11 August 2013. It features photographs, costumes and other memorabilia from Bowie's 50-year career, some of which can be seen over the next few pages.

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Take A Sneak Peek At The V&A's David Bowie Exhibition

Further costumes include the military-style Union Jack greatcoat Bowie wore for the cover of 'Earthling' in 1997, designed by the late Alexander McQueen.

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Take A Sneak Peek At The V&A's David Bowie Exhibition

Worn on the 'Aladdin Sane' tour in 1973, this stylish number was designed by Kansai Yamamoto.

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Take A Sneak Peek At The V&A's David Bowie Exhibition

Bowie pictured on the drumkit for his first professional band The Kon-rads in 1963. He was co-vocalist and saxophonist.

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Take A Sneak Peek At The V&A's David Bowie Exhibition

Look away from the costumes, and there are alarming 80s hairstyles on the big screens to illustrate Bowie's full chameleon force.

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Take A Sneak Peek At The V&A's David Bowie Exhibition

Until his "death" in July 1973, Ziggy Stardust provided Bowie's first iconic image.

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Take A Sneak Peek At The V&A's David Bowie Exhibition

This is the jumpsuit Bowie wore for 'Starman' on Top Of The Pops in 1972.

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Take A Sneak Peek At The V&A's David Bowie Exhibition

The Thin White Duke persona was adopted for 'Station To Station' in 1976.

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Take A Sneak Peek At The V&A's David Bowie Exhibition

And finally, a neat combination of 'Aladdin Sane' and The Man Who Fell To Earth.

David Bowie Is is at the V&A in South Kensington, London from 23 March to 11 August.

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