Vintage Revival: Looking Back At Hugh Hefner's Playboy Magazine Legacy

Vintage Revival: Looking Back At Hugh Hefner's Playboy Magazine Legacy

The man behind the Playboy empire.

The man behind the Playboy empire.

Text: Danielle Combs

At the start of the '50s, Hugh Hefner was well on his way to becoming a formidable force and a man who sought to defy the norms of American culture during the era with his glossy style-magazine, Playboy. By the time the '60s rolled around Hefner was at the forefront pushing for sexual liberation and crafting a legacy that has remained for decades. At 91, Hefner has sadly passed away but in tribute to the iconic legend V is looking back at vintage shots of Hefner, the Playboy Bunnies and the covers that will forever leave a lasting imprint.

Click below at the best vintage shots of the man who built the Playboy empire.

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