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David Attenborough, Unlikely Fashion Icon

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Today in unlikely fashion icons, the folks over at Nowness shine their spotlight on the BBC's Sir David Attenborough, broadcaster and naturalist who's best-known in mainstream pop culture for narrating the nine-part "Life" series (sorry, Oprah). To celebrate celebrate Attenborough's 85th birthday (today), Nowness have put together a mini-retrospective of his key looks throughout the years. “His clothes reflect his passion as a naturalist," guest blogger Roxana Altamirano says. "A lot of brown corduroy, almost-moccasins and neutral colors—quite understated.” [Nowness]