Leopard: Keith Richards Wore It, But Would You?


Although “leopard print” brings to mind Jackie O. or your Aunt Mildred in Boca Raton, feline fabrics have a rich history of being worn well by men. From 19th-century Zulu leader King Cetshwayo, who cloaked himself in actual leopard hides, to the Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious, who created havoc in a rebellious speckled cardigan, men have been confidently wearing leopard for centuries. In 1971, when Rod Stewart slunk across the stage in a leopard suit, he channeled the charisma of an actual jungle cat and looked, dare we say, sexy. Today, Super Bowl-winning former wide receiver Victor Cruz has worn a black leopard-printed…

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