Oct 28 2013
“Andy [Warhol] would show his movies on us,” Reed said. “We wore black so you could see the movie. But we were all wearing black anyway.”
Lou Reed, music legend and icon of the 60s and 70s passed away yesterday at age 71. To commemorate the the leather filled life of Lou Reed, we rounded up some of our favorite style-driven photos of the man who basically coined the all black everything look. As Another Mag suggests, his style (“throw in some leather, a lot of black and sunglasses”) is everything you need to make up that elusive look we call “cool”. Here’s to you, Lou, we’ll never stop trying to get on your level.