published Saturday, June 8th, 2013

Cee Lo Green dressed for excess: CTFP readers go crazy on costumes for tonight’s Riverbend headliner

"Preening Peacock" by Harris Childers
"Preening Peacock" by Harris Childers

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    "The Many Faces of Cee Lo Green" by Rachel Lingerfelt

JUNE 7-15 • CHATTANOOGA, TENNESSEE

A peacock. A butterfly. A character in “The Great Gatsby.” A body suit of his own face.

Those were just some of the submissions that were sent in by Times Free Press readers as part of our “Dress Cee Lo” contest.

Getting readers to put Cee Lo Green — who plays tonight at Riverbend — in whatever costume they wanted seemed appropriate since the singer is well-known for wearing whatever he wants whenever he wants.

The winner of “Dress Cee Lo,” as judged by members of the Features department at the Times Free Press, was Harris Childers, who decided that a fashion peacock like Cee Lo might look good as a regular peacock. He was right.

We have included Childers’ winning submission, as well as the best of the rest. When Cee Lo hits the stage tonight in Chattanooga, we’ll see if he’s taken any of his cues from these outfits.

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Casey Phillips has worked as a features reporter in the Life department since May 2007. He writes about entertainment, consumer technology, animals and news of the weird. Casey hails from Knoxville and earned a bachelor of science degree in journalism and a bachelor of arts in German from Middle Tennessee State University, where he worked as the features editor for the student newspaper, Sidelines. Casey's writing has earned numerous accolades, including first and second place ...

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