The Most Unforgettable, Iconic Looks From Freddie Mercury -- Pics!

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Freddie Mercury was undoubtedly one of the biggest fashion icons of all time. 

The late Queen frontman was unapologetically himself, and it showed in his sartorial choices. Combined with his inimitable showmanship and musical talents, the performer's glamorous, flamboyant ensembles experimented with statement trends, unexpected silhouettes and bodysuits aplenty. 

In honor of the highly anticipated biopic Bohemian Rhapsody out today, starring Rami Malek as Mercury, we're breaking down the music legend's most jaw-dropping looks -- from the chest-baring silver sequin one-piece to the edgy tank, jeans and armband combination he wore at the 1985 Live Aid concert.

Feast your eyes on the unforgettable style moments ahead, alongside a sneak peek of Malek in costume designer Julian Day's rendition of his most iconic outfits. 

Mercury wasn't afraid to play with volume and silhouettes, even if it traditionally skewed feminine. In 1974, the rock star delivered the drama as he performed in a white pleated wing-like top, which was originally a prototype for a wedding dress designed by Zandra Rhodes. 

Freddie Mercury in white batwing top
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Here, Malek channels the dreamy "angel" look in the film. 

Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury in white batwing top
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Full-length bodysuits were Mercury's jam. The entertainer wore an array of designs throughout his career, but they all boasted a plunging scoop neckline that bared his chest. In 1977, he sported a black-and-white harlequin design on stage. 

Freddie Mercury 1977 checkered bodysuit
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The superstar graced New York City's Madison Square Garden in 1977 in a showstopping, sparkly silver sequined bodysuit that will go down in history. 

Freddie Mercury in sequin bodysuit 1977
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The Mr. Robot actor equally pulls off the stunning piece like Mercury. 

Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury
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The singer returned to Madison Square Garden in 1980, wearing nothing but a red tie and matching fitted vinyl pants. 

Freddie Mercury in red pants 1980
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Malek rocks the sexy shiny bottoms for a scene. 

Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury
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Perhaps one of the most recognizable looks from Mercury was when he performed with Queen at the Live Aid benefit concert in 1985 at Wembley Stadium in London in a simple white tank, jeans and Adidas sneakers ensemble, made edgy with a studded belt and armband. 

Freddie Mercury at Live Aid concert
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The actor recreates the iconic performance. 

Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury
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For a Fashion Aid benefit concert at the Royal Albert Hall in London in 1985, Mercury joined actress Jane Seymour in a theatrical military jacket and trousers sans shirt. 

Freddie Mercury with Jane Seymour
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Brightening up the stage in 1986, the music legend sported a vibrant yellow buckled jacket and white jumpsuit. 

Freddie Mercury in yellow jacket 1986
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