Modern Rock Star Look
Dave Gahan, the lead singer of Depeche Mode, has
displayed a classic modern rock star look, both onstage and in his personal
life, throughout his enduring music career.
One of Dave Gahan’s favorite items of clothing is
the Lazaro Raven Skull Necklace, which he has been spotted wearing on numerous
The Tour & New Album
Dave Gahan is currently on the ‘Global Spirit’ tour with Depeche
Mode. The band maintains as much popularity now as they did when they first hit
the music scene, if not more. The latest Depeche Mode album titled “Spirit”
debuted in March 2017 at No. 5 on the Billboard Hot 200 chart.
The singer and songwriter set himself up as a fashion
icon early in his career. When Gahan joined the original members of the band
they were known as ‘Composition of Sound’. But at his suggestion the band name
was changed to Depeche Mode, after a French fashion magazine, translating
roughly to ‘Fashion News’. This fitting name set Dave up for fashion icon
status in his later life.
The band has reinvented themselves several times over
since then, with a musical career spanning decades, out performing many bands
that were once their contemporaries, such as Duran Duran, Spandau Ballet, or
Dave Gahan: Signature Style
Now much admired for his sartorial style, Gahan has
previously appeared in several high fashion campaigns and is known for a modern
look with touches of 80’s glam rock that hark back to when Depeche Mode first
emerged.On the ‘Global Spirit’ tour, the singer has been seen to wear silver
glitter waistcoats with matching boots and a bare chest.
But it has taken time for this signature style to
develop, and now in his 50’s Dave can perform in just a waistcoat and pendant
and be declared ‘sexier than ever’ in the press.
Dave Gahan's Jewelry
Dave is often pictured wearing our men’s pendant, the
Lazaro Raven Skull Necklace. This pendant works well with Gahan’s classic style
of black t-shirts and deep neck shirts. A long signature pendant like this can
be used to break up a dark outfit and create a streamlined look.
Seen both onstage, and for everyday wear, this men’s
pendant is an everyday signature piece. The cast raven skull replica features a sterling
silver skull fused with a hand polished bronze beak that is often seen catching
the stage lighting when Depeche Mode are performing.Made by expert craftsmen
the Lazaro Raven Skull Necklace is set on an iconic 24" Silver
Mirror Chain or as a pendant by itself.
The Raven is a symbol of prophecy and good luck, which
may be why Dave Gahan is often seen wearing it for important events, performances,
and interviews.Dave often pairs the Lazaro Raven Skull Necklace with a simple
black shirt, waist coat or a leather jacket in black and red to create the
style he is now known for.
You can shop our collection of Raven pendants and