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  • But it's also decorated like the coolest man cave ever, with fake palms over the crocodile tanks and leopard-skin curtains over the door.

    Michael Shwedick's career handling reptiles came from childhood fascination

  • Daché could be as flamboyant as some of her designs; according to one of her biographers, Daché often conducted business from her bed, "dictating letters, buying supplies, designing, and interviewing employees while wrapped in a leopard-skin rug."

    Lesley M. M. Blume: ICON OF STYLE SERIES: Lilly Daché (PHOTOS)

  • Bells adorned Daché's leopard-skin slippers, perhaps "to warn her girls of her approach, a job later undertaken by her armful of jingling bangles."

    Lesley M. M. Blume: ICON OF STYLE SERIES: Lilly Daché (PHOTOS)

  • He saw members of the Black Panther Party in leopard-skin suits and reporters from Europe, Asia, and Africa.

    Burial for a King

  • Postmodernism – the style of pink-painted pediments, marbleised MDF and leopard-skin Formica, of the Chippendale skyscraper, the designer teapot and the acanthus-leaved Homebase, which seemed to give form to the consuming excess of the Reagan-Thatcher years and which the architecture and design world then dumped as summarily as a herpes-ridden lover – is back.

    PoMo power: the return of postmodernism

  • What is expected to be one of the highest-priced photos of the week, selling for at least $200,000, is Cindy Sherman's 1993 "Untitled #278," showing a dissolute-looking woman sitting in a leopard-skin chair, interpreted as a critique of the fashion industry.

    A Star-Filled Spring of Photo Auctions

  • She settles for a little tush tap with her leopard-skin gloved fingers.

    'Dancing with the Stars' mentor week: We watch so you don't have to

  • Because although he brought a welcome note of levity and color to the proceedings by popping up at intervals in leopard-skin skivvies and straight jacket and chains, and although Ellen and I had a great time coming up with theories, the play itself wasn't entirely clear on what he was actually doing there.

    Ragtime

  • His leopard-skin bow case holds the black bow of the north wind.

    John Lundberg: 'Divinely Inspired' Young Tibetan Sings World's Longest Poem (VIDEOS)

  • Deutsche quickly junked some of Mr. Eichner ' s concepts for the building ' s interior, which included rooms with leopard-skin wallpaper and an entry hall featuring 28-foot robots programmed to box, dance and play 12-foot Stratocaster guitars.

    Deutsche Bank Doubles Down With a Casino

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