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music The Best Songs About Clothes  

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Music and fashion have always gone hand in hand, so it makes perfect sense that there are a lot of songs about clothing. Rock stars and musicians need to look as good as they sound, and their fashion sense is often the subject of their songs themselves. With this list, you can find songs that address just about any item in your closest, whether it's a specific piece or an entire ensemble. Try on some of these tunes and hear which ones never go out of style. 

Sartorial songs are nothing new. “Short Shorts” was a hit single by the rock ‘n roll group the Royal Teens back in the '50s, and the term is still used to describe, well, short shorts. “These Boots Are Made for Walkin’” was a No. 1 hit single for Nancy Sinatra in the '60s, and remains by far her most popular song to this day.

Which of these songs would you let influence your wardrobe? Vote up your favorite songs about clothes below! If there's a song you love that isn't on the list, go ahead and add it to the list!

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Blue Suede Shoes Elvis Presley

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Girls in Their Summer Clothes Bruce Springsteen

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Vintage Clothes Paul McCartney

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My Adidas Run–D.M.C.

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Take Your Clothes Off When You Dance Frank Zappa, The Mothers of Invention

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Raspberry Beret Prince, The Revolution

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Boogie Shoes KC & The Sunshine Band

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Jennifer's Jacket The Presidents of the United States of America

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Hand in Glove The Smiths

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Watching the Clothes The Pretenders

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Bedouin Dress Fleet Foxes

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Take Off Your Clothes Meat Puppets

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Dirty Denim The Donnas

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Air Force Ones Nelly, St. Lunatics

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Suit & Tie Justin Timberlake ft. Jay-Z

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These Shoes The Everly Brothers

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The Emperor's New Clothes Sinéad O'Connor

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Change Clothes Pharrell Williams, Jay-Z

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Pink Shoe Laces Dodie Stevens

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Bowtie Outkast, Jazze Pha, Sleepy Brown

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Clothes Line Saga Bob Dylan, The Band

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Thrift Shop Macklemore, Ryan Lewis, Wanz

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T-Shirt Destiny's Child

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Leather Jacket Arkells

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Forever in Blue Jeans Neil Diamond

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Short Shorts Royal Teens

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Saturday Clothes Gordon Lightfoot

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Blue Jeans Lana Del Rey

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Black Belt John Grant

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Summertime Clothes Animal Collective

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No Clothes On Trey Songz

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Thong Song Sisqó, Foxy Brown

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White Socks/Flip Flops Super Furry Animals