BET Awards

By Elizabeth Snead The BET Awards was more than a musical tribute to Michael Jackson's music. Top stars also gave a nod to Jackson's timeless fashion influence on the red carpet and onstage. Opening the show, New Edition performed a medley of Jackson 5 tunes wearing '70s fringed suede vests and huggy bear caps, but no afros or platform shoes. Seems like a natural to us. Other performers emulated Jackson's iconoclastic style: crop leather jackets (especially red), white T-shirts, pegged black pants, black shoes, white socks -- and a single white glove. But no matter what everyone wore, the man on everyone's mind at the BET Awards was definitely Michael Jackson.
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