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David Bowie And Iman: 13 Photos That Prove They Were The World's Most Fashionable Couple

11/01/2016 14:06 | Updated 06 June 2016

It takes quite some doing to equal David Bowie in the style stakes, but one woman who has proven herself to be more than up to the job is his wife Iman.

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Bowie and Iman at one of their first public outings as a couple in the early 1990s.

Monday 6 June 2016 marks Bowie and Iman's 24th wedding anniversary.

The couple married in 1992 and the 'Lazarus' singer is widely quoted as saying:

"You would think that a rock star being married to a supermodel would be one of the greatest things in the world. It is."

The joy Bowie and Iman found in their relationship is evident in the contagious smiles they always wore in each other's company, and this is what makes their public appearances as a couple so appealing to watch, as evidenced in the photos below.

Scroll down to see 13 times Bowie and Iman's couple dressing was on point:

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    When he praised her "dramatic and elegant" style on their way in to the 2010 CFDA Fashion Awards ceremony, on 7 June 2010 in New York City, where she was presented with the Fashion Icon Award.
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    When she fixed his hair at the DKMS' 5th Annual Gala: Linked Against Leukemia on April 28, 2011 in New York City.
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    When they dressed as heroes just for one day at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala, Superheroes: Fashion and Fantasy, on 5 May 2008 in New York City.
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    When Iman wore Thakoon Panichgul and Bowie wore an Aquascutum shirt and suit with Yves Saint Laurent pocket handkerchief - and they couldn't keep their hands off each other - at the Hammerstein Ballroom during Keep A Child Alive's 6th Annual Black Ball on 15 October 2009 in New York City.
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    When Iman made sure Bowie was photo ready on the red carpet at The 4th Annual 'Black Ball' Concert for 'Keep A Child Alive' on 25 October 2007.
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    When they ensured their suits weren't too 'matchy' at the 'Poiret: King of Fashion' Costume Institute Gala in New York City, in May 2007.

    When asked if they ever share clothes Iman remarked: "No! Honey, I have hips… I will never fit."
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    When they looked better than most of us manage on our wedding day at the Costume Institute Benefit Dance: 'Party of the Year' in New York.
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    When they unexpectedly nailed the grunge look at the premiere of 'Hannibal' on 5 February 2001 in New York City.
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    When they stuck a sartorial middle finger up to people who think "you should dress for your age" at Bowie's 50th Birthday Celebration Concert at Madison Square Garden in New York City, in January 1997.
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    When they were the ultimate 90s power couple on April 4, 1991 at Spago Restaurant in West Hollywood, California.
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    When he matched his hair to her dress in 1993.

    “We have fun with each other," said Iman. He’s very English in a way that he’s a gentleman.”
  • Ron Galella, Ltd. via Getty Images
    When he protected both of their hair-dos from the rain at a party for Barni's on 21 November 1991 at La Midori in New York City.
  • Francis Apesteguy via Getty Images
    When they looked just perfect.
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