Last weekend entertainer Little Richard passed away at 87. While his contributions to the music industry, including hits such as “Tutti Frutti,” will go down in history, his style was equally iconic.
The music legend created his own aesthetic by perfecting a polished makeup beat usually accompanied with a matching suit. Not only did he break barriers as a Black man performing rock ‘n’ roll, but he also did it to the beat of his own drum. Little Richard was never dull—and his look spoke before his electrifying music took away the room.
His nonconforming style, along with his music will be remembered forever. Scroll through our favorite Little Richard fashion moments through the years.