Freddie Mercury's Inimitable Style - The Oxford Astrologer
Bell bottoms had arrived, skirts were both up and down; everyone was talking about the Isle of Wight Festival and Jimmy Hendrix’s jacket. It was a summer Freddie Mercury was not just a great singer, he was, as he put it himself “a Parsee peacock”, a flamboyant, uninhibited lover of sequins, rubber, leather, gold chains, big belts — and Adidas sneakers.