Morris Day knows what time it is

We wouldn't blame you if you dismissed Purple Rain's sartorial style as a sea of ruffles, leather jackets and heels. But having just watched this 1984 movie again, there is one man who comes out of the film with his style senses intact - The Time's lead singer Morris Day.

Once you look past clothing like the so-loud-it’d-break-an-amplifier gold blazer (an admittedly difficult task) there's plenty of subtle lessons in pattern mixing and classic accessorising. If you are planning on taking up this challenge - and dressing like anyone from the Eighties is a challenge - remember to leave out the more garish aspects. No one needs to see leopard print lapels again.

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