Street Style: Fashionistas Remember Michael Jackson

The ESSENCE.com Street Style team took over Harlem's Prospect Park in New York City where famed director Spike Lee celebrated Pop King Michael Jackson's birthday. Check out the stylish MJ fans that came out to tribute the late legendary star.
ESSENCE.COM Sep, 03, 2009

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The ESSENCE.com Street Style team hit up Brooklyn’s Prospect Park where famed director Spike Lee celebrated King of Pop Michael Jackson’s birthday with a huge bash. Check out the stylish MJ fans that came out to tribute the late legendary star.

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“My style is get up and go, but I always brush my teeth,” says Ashley, 23, who works in marketing and shops in her grandmother’s closet.

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“My style is a fusion of bohemian, dramatic and urban chic. I label it fashion fusion since I love to mix and match,” shares stylist Carmia, 33, who lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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A-jeans-and-tee type of woman, Gabrielle, 28, keeps her style simple.

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You won’t catch Isis, who is from Jamaica, New York, wearing anything that’s too restricted. She keeps it cool wearing loose-fitting Michael Jackson T-shirt and jeans.

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Jackie, 34, is a filmmaker, and you can tell she’s not camera shy wearing this bold jumper and rain boots.

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Peace be with Jacqueline and Debbie, who came out to remember the life and stylish times of Michael Jackson.

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Describing her style as “sexy, tacky,” Kanene, 29, adores wearing anything with hearts. We can tell by her pretty pink accents that she has fun with her fashions.

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Masisha, 29, says she goes for a more laid-back style.

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Mavis, 30, is a singer-songwriter and says Michael Jackson inspires her “free” style.

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“I wear what I feel,” dishes Nicole, 29, who works as a fashion designer in Brooklyn, New York.

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Rashida, 32, goes for “fun and colorful” clothing and shops anywhere she can find a good bargain.