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    Default Re: Did Michael get the gold leotard for the Dangerous Tour from Madonnas Blonde Ambition tour?

    Quote Originally Posted by Thriller_MJ View Post
    The similarities between the two costumes are quite striking. The Blonde Ambition tour was 1990 so there is every chance Michael saw Madonnas now infamous costume and thought he could do something just as provocative/sexual with the Gold Leotard for the Dangerous tour. It's something I've always wondered about given how similar both costumes are in terms of aesthetics
    Not really. In fact, chances are, Madonna copied Michael, rather than the other way around. The BAD Tour shirts (silver, red, black, etc.) were actually a leotard design as well, except that Michael wore them on the inside of his trousers, rather than the outside.

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    Default Re: Did Michael get the gold leotard for the Dangerous Tour from Madonnas Blonde Ambition tour?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mikky Dee View Post
    Not really. In fact, chances are, Madonna copied Michael, rather than the other way around. The BAD Tour shirts (silver, red, black, etc.) were actually a leotard design as well, except that Michael wore them on the inside of his trousers, rather than the outside.
    Well im guessing the reason for those being leotards is that it helps the shirt to not untuck

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    Default Re: Did Michael get the gold leotard for the Dangerous Tour from Madonnas Blonde Ambition tour?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mikky Dee View Post
    Not really. In fact, chances are, Madonna copied Michael, rather than the other way around. The BAD Tour shirts (silver, red, black, etc.) were actually a leotard design as well, except that Michael wore them on the inside of his trousers, rather than the outside.
    Wow. what a "new" MJ fact I just learn today. i guess Michael was a big fans of leotards. LOL! but i prefer his leotards inside his pants then inside out. but my guess he want it to do something different for fashion wise.

    people always follow Michael clothing style back in the day. LOL. some still do today. his fashion and outfits is and were iconic.



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    Default Re: Did Michael get the gold leotard for the Dangerous Tour from Madonnas Blonde Ambition tour?

    Quote Originally Posted by wonderouzmj View Post
    Well im guessing the reason for those being leotards is that it helps the shirt to not untuck
    Yup. It was more of a functionality thing with those Bad Tour outfits, not really counting as a leotard "design" I think.





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    Default Re: Did Michael get the gold leotard for the Dangerous Tour from Madonnas Blonde Ambition tour?

    Quote Originally Posted by Electro View Post
    Wasn't there a short making of clip? From a news show reporting prior to the superbowl or so.
    I only found this, but it doesn't contain a lot of footage of Michael rehearsing...


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    Default Re: Did Michael get the gold leotard for the Dangerous Tour from Madonnas Blonde Ambition tour?

    Found some better screenshots of Michael with the 'tugged in' Dangerous Tour leotard:





    And the stand-in:


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    Default Re: Did Michael get the gold leotard for the Dangerous Tour from Madonnas Blonde Ambition tour?

    Quote Originally Posted by Thriller_MJ View Post
    The similarities between the two costumes are quite striking. The Blonde Ambition tour was 1990 so there is every chance Michael saw Madonnas now infamous costume and thought he could do something just as provocative/sexual with the Gold Leotard for the Dangerous tour. It's something I've always wondered about given how similar both costumes are in terms of aesthetics
    Michael Jackson did not get the gold leotard from Madonna’s similar costume that she wore in her ‘Blond Ambition World Tour’.

    The fact that Madonna had already worn a similar costume in her tour is just coincidental.

    Michael Jackson simply liked the leather leotard that Herb Ritts suggested that he should wear in the ‘Dangerous Promo Photo Shoot’ in 1991.

    Michael Bush, his long-time personal stylist, explained it when he was asked how the idea of Michael Jackson’s gold leotard from the Dangerous Tour came about:

    We had done a photo shoot with the famous photographer Herb Ritts and it was the first one we did with leather which turned out to be a timeless photo. Later Michael said that we were taking that style and concept on tour and that's how it came about” (Michael Bush)

    Also, as far as I know, Michael Jackson was in the habit of wanting to accentuate his crotch area while performing on stage (and the gold leotard served also that purpose for him during the Dangerous Tour).

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    Default Re: Did Michael get the gold leotard for the Dangerous Tour from Madonnas Blonde Ambition tour?

    Quote Originally Posted by Piek View Post
    Found some better screenshots of Michael with the 'tugged in' Dangerous Tour leotard:





    And the stand-in:

    I don't mind the Dangerous Tour costume but it looks so much better tucked in

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    Default Re: Did Michael get the gold leotard for the Dangerous Tour from Madonnas Blonde Ambition tour?

    Quote Originally Posted by analogue View Post
    I don't mind the Dangerous Tour costume but it looks so much better tucked in
    I 100% agree!

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    Default Re: Did Michael get the gold leotard for the Dangerous Tour from Madonnas Blonde Ambition tour?

    Then I thought his costumes looked cool (except for the dangerous one) now they look cringe. Give me a classy suit with jacket like in the triumph era, he never looked better on stage than in 1980/1981

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    Default Re: Did Michael get the gold leotard for the Dangerous Tour from Madonnas Blonde Ambition tour?

    I'm not a fan of the dangerous suit all together BUT I will say i loved with the Jam jacket.




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    Default Re: Did Michael get the gold leotard for the Dangerous Tour from Madonnas Blonde Ambition tour?

    Quote Originally Posted by wonderouzmj View Post
    I 100% agree!
    I agre too

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    Default Re: Did Michael get the gold leotard for the Dangerous Tour from Madonnas Blonde Ambition tour?

    This is the reason why I wouldnt wear it. I think I'll have this problem alot. (Exclude the point/title) i want you to see the leotard adjust.
    https://youtu.be/N-NeBlHhMOY

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    Default Re: Did Michael get the gold leotard for the Dangerous Tour from Madonnas Blonde Ambition tour?

    Quote Originally Posted by wonderouzmj View Post
    This is the reason why I wouldnt wear it. I think I'll have this problem alot. (Exclude the point/title) i want you to see the leotard adjust.
    https://youtu.be/N-NeBlHhMOY
    Holy shit, that is SO sexy! Can't stop watching omg so hot
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    Default Re: Did Michael get the gold leotard for the Dangerous Tour from Madonnas Blonde Ambition tour?

    Quote Originally Posted by Michaels Lover View Post
    Holy shit, that is SO sexy! Can't stop watching omg so hot
    I am a bit jealous, the girls on here not only get to appreciate Michaels artistic genius, they also get potentially aroused as a bonus Pretty cool!

    Oh, and I hate the leotard, haha.
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