David bowie is...
The ultimate showman's assault on the world's cultural consciousness continues with a retrospective of his career at London's V&A museum. Featuring iconic costumes, instruments and handwritten lyrics, it celebrates Bowie's music, boundary-pushing and wizard way with eye shadow. Until August 11; vam.ac.uk
Unashamedly seductive, gold heels are as essential to a well-rounded wardrobe as black pumps or
ballet slippers. Givenchy's metallic python pair make the perfect punctuation to any outfit – whether as the highlight of a denim and tee combination or cocktail-dress accessory, they convey just the right level of decadence.
Words: Jessica Jonzen; Kay Barron. Photograph: © Sukita/The David Bowie Archive 2012; Bruce Anderson