Hefner: Style Icon and Original Playboy

At the passing of the notorious Hugh Hefner it easy to reduce the mogul to the very picture of hedonism . His image immediately conjures up a smell of cigar smoke and rich leather over the clink of ice in a brandy glass amidst the soft, dedicated laughter of young, slim bodied beauties. Hefner lived an iconic lifestyle, fast-paced and on his own terms. Truthfully we can all learn a thing from Hef. His style was his own and he was able to take his style and create a world which was uninhibited, unapologetic, and unforgettable. In rememberance of the immortal legacy of Hugh Hefner, enjoy these images of the style icon that is the original Playboy.

Hugh Hefner (1926-2017)

Image via Playoboy

Image via Playoboy

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Enjoy a gallery of some of the most stylish Playboy magazine covers:

Sydney Felder