Cam New Channels His Inner Style Icon with Furry-Tailed Cleats

1Cam wore the squirrel-esque cleats during the Panthers game against the Saints Thursday night. (Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Analyzing the MVP’s previous style choices, we were less than surprised to find Panthers starting quarterback and dab extraordinaire Cam Newton sporting fur tailed cleats during Thursday’s game against the New Orleans Saints.

USP NFL: SUPER BOWL 50-CAROLINA PANTHERS VS DENVER S FBN USA CANewton arrived to Super Bowl 50 in a camouflage blazer and smoking shoes. (Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports)

It was only two weeks ago that Twitter exploded with people describing Newton’s $1,100 Giuseppe Zanotti sneakers on a spectrum somewhere between pepper jack cheese and Baskin Robbins ice cream.

 3 Newton paired his blush pink suit with a green feathered hat and what appears to be a feathered bow tie. (REX/Shutterstock)

Since the Gucci fur loafer hit stores in 2015, there’s been an undeniable increase in the amount of fur, both real and faux, hitting the streets (literally). Partnering for the second time with Manolo Blahnik,  Rihanna recently revised the classic Timberland boot for a more elevated look after she #MadeSlidesGreatAgain by adding some much-needed plush. Maison Margiela gave those looking to yodel with yaks a sense of belonging with their furry-heeled slippers from their 2015 Fall collection.

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For the ladies:


Avec Moderation Faux Fur Slide Sandal // Stuart Weitzman Furnace Shearling Fur Hiker Boot // Sol Sana Fever Faux Fur Leather Heeled Mules // Boohoo Fluffy Heeled Mule // Gucci Fur-Lined Jacquard Princetown Mule // Salvatore Ferragamo Furio Leather and Shearling Booties // Alexandre Birman Suede Ballerina Flat w/Rabbit Fur Trim // Sam Edelman ‘Leya’ Faux Fur Laceless Sneaker // ASOS FLUFFIE Faux Fur Slider

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