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Justin Bieber Wears Crazy, Colorful, Tacky Outfit on a Dare

USMagazine, Thursday, February 28, 2013, 4:00pm (PST)

Dare to be different? Justin Bieber turned a lot of heads -- and drew a lot of quizzical stares -- when he stepped out in London on Tuesday, Feb. 26, wearing a bizarre ensemble that gave new meaning the term "flashy": purple leopard-print harem pants, a black sweatshirt with illustrations of yellow and blue rolled-up bills, a bright yellow cap with all-over silver spikes, and two gold watches (one on each wrist).

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The unusual look was the talk of the internet the next day. It even inspired an hours-long Twitter marathon from Lost creator Damon Lindelof, who posted joke after joke about the teen's choice of headgear. (Among his many tweets: "The only excuse for that hat is to block Professor X from reading Bieber's mind.")

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It turns out, though, that the crazy duds were just in good fun. Bieber set the record straight on Feb. 27, explaining that he had been dared to wear the outfit in public by a pal he calls "Ryan."

"Ryan said you won't go out in that, I said watch me," the "Boyfriend" singer -- who turns 19 on Friday, March 1 -- wrote on Instagram, along with a photo of the outlandish getup. "Haha, too colorful. Next time I'm gonna wear a black hat."

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Later he added that the cap had been a gift from one of his Beliebers. "A fan did get me this hat so I'm glad I wore it," he shared.

Tell Us: What do you think of Justin's crazy outfit?

This article originally appeared on Usmagazine.com: Justin Bieber Wears Crazy, Colorful, Tacky Outfit on a Dare

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