Author: ★ GLAM IDOLS ★

Elton John with his bandmates – 1972

Marc Bolan – 1973


Bryan Ferry 1976 interview (video). 

Gifset part I.

He’s handsome :3 

“With the costumes, I started wearing bat wings and stuff, and getting a little more outlandish, and then on Foxtrot I wore the fox head and the red dress. My wife, Jill, had a red Ossie Clark dress which I could just about get into, and we had a fox head made. The first time we tried it was in a former boxing ring in Dublin, and there was just a shocked silence.“Peter Gabriel

Found the dress on Etsy and it was an Ossie Clark collaboration with Radley, very early 1970s.

Dave Hill of Slade – 1974



Keith Emerson performing in 1973 | Photos by Ron Pownall

A glamorous young retro couple at a Roxy Music Garden Party Festival at Crystal Palace in South London, UK – 29 July, 1972 
Photo by Kathy DeWitt

I noticed that the young man is wearing turquoise blue platform boots which were designed by Freddie Buretti, seen here (x) (x)

Peter Gabriel – 1972


here’s why you should stan marc bolan

right now you might be thinking, uhhhh who exactly?

this dude!

Marc Bolan was the lead singer, songwriter, and guitarist of a band called T. Rex, the first ever glam rock band. Without his influence, there would be no Bowie, no Queen, and countless others. What he did for the music industry and the lgbt community was groundbreaking. Here are some things to know:

– his real name was Mark Feld

– T. Rex was the first band to make it big in the UK after the Beatles fell apart

– literally invented glam rock!

– marc was jewish

– a vegetarian

– a proud bisexual!

– he was friends with elton john and david bowie, and used to go to gay clubs w them

– had a pet mouse named ‘boink’

– is a published poet despite the fact that he never actually learned to spell

– the #1 bob dylan stan

– used to be a model when he was younger

– told a bunch of people that he’d met a wizard in france who’d taught him witchcraft, when actually he just met a guy in a gay club and had a fling with him

– hired his percussionist simply because he thought the guy was good looking; he wasn’t even a good player

– he was Pagan and believed in reincarnation, as well as fairies and unicorns

– never learned to drive because he was too afraid of dying in a car crash


– arguably predicted his own death

– invented wearing heels/eyeshadow/glitter onstage; david bowie was inspired and copied him

– bowie wrote a love song about him!

– basically peter pan

– the Most Beautiful™️

Edit: T. Rex have just been inducted into the Rock’ N’ Roll Hall of Fame!