Kwame Kilpatrick is definitely a clothes horse, as my colleague Francis X. Donnelly proved today, but the rakish (alleged) racketeer is beating a dead horse.
The dapper Democrat appears to be wearing the same suits from as long as four years ago. Several of the suits are from the text-message scandal era and were worn to court by Kilpatrick in 2008.
A review of archived Detroit News photos contrasts with suggestions the comely ex-con is somehow bankrolling a new wardrobe while claiming to be indigent and getting a taxpayer-funded legal team.
More likely? The fashionable felon had the suits altered after shedding 50 pounds, experts told The News.
Here’s a side-by-side comparison of the peacockish pol:
Lastly, as any sartorial superhero knows, you have to accessorize.