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Elton John's style through the years



Though Elton John, 63, has toned it down in recent years — he feels he’s too old for sparkles and sequins — the performer has a long legacy of outlandish fashion. From his feather-adorned glasses to his Donald Duck suit, John’s outfits and accessories have gotten him as much attention as his music. We look back at the singer’s ever-evolving style.

1975: As the big-booted Local Lad in “Tommy,” John was technically wearing a costume (above), but the rhinestone glasses were an Elton John wardrobe staple at the time

1977: What do you wear for a duet with Miss Piggy? Why a pink, sequined jumpsuit, of course.








1997: John celebrated his 50th birthday in style — Louis XIV style. The opulence of the French monarch was a perfect aesthetic for this milestone birthday. (photo credit: Getty)









2006: Interestingly enough, John and his partner David Furnish are just conforming to the dress code at the afterparty for the civil-partnership ceremony of some friends. (photo credit: Getty)














2007: John was celebrating his pal Sam Taylor-Wood’s birthday. There was no dress code, but John still dressed to impress. (photo credit: Getty)

If you go: Elton John is at MSG tonight and Sunday at 8 p.m. $36.50-$156.50

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