TV Fashion: Criss Angel of 'Mindfreak' (A&E)
But as much as there is to debate regarding Angel and his fascinating talents, there is no arguing this guy has style. Of course, illusionists often do - Harry Blackstone Jr.,
Nevertheless, Angel looks as
Of course, the vampire Lestat angle is more for promotion than actual day wear. For that, he tends to work a more gothic/rock-star vibe that appeals to a more varied audience. That dark rock-star look has helped him fit in with friends such as Jonathan Davis of Korn and Sully Erna of
And if the clothes don't seem to suit him that day, rest assured he will take his shirt off and show you what hours in the gym can do for the male form. That or pecs implants. Again, that might all be an illusion - he's that good. He may, in fact, be a 12-year-old girl from Fargo, N.D, for all we know. Yep, he's that good.
And to prove just how much clothing means to him, take a look at the merchandise portion of Angel's personal Web site, because you can never have enough black T-shirts with the Angel "A" logo or the word "Mindfreak" written down the arm - or jewelry featuring skulls and handcuffs. The best part about Angel's official clothing is that he actually wears a lot of the items, albeit layered under slightly more sophisticated options. The long-sleeve T-shirts, hoodies and necklaces are perfect choices for those wanting to stick their toes in the gothic waters without visiting a store called "The Crypt."
Helping America embrace goth may end up being his greatest trick of all.