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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Vintage Clothes Paul McCartney

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Raspberry Beret Prince, The Revolution

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Girls in Their Summer Clothes Bruce Springsteen

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Thrift Shop Macklemore, Ryan Lewis, Wanz

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My Adidas Run–D.M.C.

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Celebrities Killed by the Internet

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

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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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Forever in Blue Jeans Neil Diamond

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Watching the Clothes The Pretenders

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Dirty Denim The Donnas

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Suit & Tie Justin Timberlake ft. Jay-Z

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Air Force Ones Nelly, St. Lunatics

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Hand in Glove The Smiths

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Change Clothes Pharrell Williams, Jay-Z

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Take Off Your Clothes Meat Puppets

The Best Taylor Swift Songs

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Pink Shoe Laces Dodie Stevens

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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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Bedouin Dress Fleet Foxes

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Bowtie Outkast, Jazze Pha, Sleepy Brown

The Hottest '90s Supermodels (Then & Now)

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Leather Jacket Arkells

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T-Shirt Destiny's Child

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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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Clothes Line Saga Bob Dylan, The Band

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Summertime Clothes Animal Collective

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No Clothes On Trey Songz

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Short Shorts Royal Teens

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White Socks/Flip Flops Super Furry Animals

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Thong Song Sisqó, Foxy Brown