In a spread of photographs appropriately entitled “Ballad Of A Thin Man”, T-Magazine proclaimed Godfathers of Glam dress up in designer duds and remind us that Rock isn’t dead. These Godfathers, who rock the skinniest of suits, include Iggy Pop, Lou Reed, Nick Cave, Dave Gahan, Michael Stipe, Ray Davies, David Johansen, John Doe, and Bryan Ferry.
Prada jacket, $1,360, and pants, $540. go to prada.com. His own shoes.
With tour dates set through the summer, Iggy and the Stooges are still going strong.
Rick Owens jacket, $1,602, t-shirt, $286, and pants, $750. Call (212) 627-7222.
He’s increasingly involved with film projects, and his documentary ‘‘Red Shirley,’’ about his 101-year-old cousin, screened at Sundance this year.
His own Chris Kerr suit. Go to chriskerr.com. Solange Azagury-Partridge ring, $25,600. Call (212) 879-9100. His own shirt, belt and shoes.
His band Grinderman is a critical and popular success. With a new single out on March 14, the group will tour through the summer.
Roberto Cavalli jacket, $4,615, and pants, $2,285. Go to robertocavalli.com. His own Tom Ford shirt. His own boots and jewelry.
Later this year, Depeche Mode is scheduled to release ‘‘Remixes 2: 81-11,’’ an album comprised of original and new arrangements spanning the band’s entire career.
Calvin Klein jacket, $995, and pants, $350. Go to saks.com. His own shirt.
On His new album ‘‘See My Friends,’’ set for an April release in the States, he sings many of his old Kinks songs in duets with the likes of Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi and Metallica.
His own Anderson & Sheppard suit. Go to anderson-sheppard.co.uk. His own Sean O’Flynn shirt. Go to seanoflynnshirtmaker.co.uk. His own Berluti shoes.
He continues to release material as a solo artist, and Roxy Music just wrapped up their 40th-anniversary tour.
Gucci jacket, $2,550, and pants, $795. Call (800) 456-7663. Ralph Lauren black label shirt, $325. Go to ralphlauren.com. His own boots and lapel pin.
R.E.M.’s latest album, ‘‘Collapse Into Now,’’ was released earlier this month.
Versace jacket, $1,550, shirt, $575, and pants, $775. Call (888) 721-7219. Erickson Beamon choker, $753. Go to beyond7boutique.com. Adrienne Landau boa, $195. Go to adriennelandau.com. Undercover shoes, $158. Go to trashandvaudeville.com.
The New York Dolls release their fifth album, ‘‘Dancing Backward in High Heels,’’ on March 15.
John Varvatos jacket, $1,295, shirt, $245, and pants, $450. Worth and Worth for John Varvatos hat, $198. Call (212) 965-0700. Dolce & Gabbana tie, $175. Go to dolcegabbana.com. His own belt and jewelry.
Having finished a tour with his band X this past December, he will be performing as a solo artist through May. His next solo album, ‘‘Keeper,’’ comes out in August.xx