The world of pop music is a fickle one – one dud single or uninspiring award-show performance and that previously catchy record is destined for the one-hit-wonder section in a pound shop near you. Throw fashion into the mix and reinvention becomes an even riskier minefield.

Not many stars successfully manage the transition from flop idol to fashion icon, so those who do are worthy of our attention. Here are five singers who successfully shook off their outdated styles.