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Archive for the ‘Preppy’ Category

 

People ask how can a Jewish kid from the Bronx do preppy clothes? Does it have to do with class and money? It has to do with dreams.”  

–Ralph Lauren

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“Edward VIII replaced his fly buttons with a zip, a revolutionary move; and his Fair Isle pullovers, shorts and Windsor knots were considered by some to foreshadow the end of Empire.”  –Angus McGill

 

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menswear bermuda short

 

 

menswear plaid bermuda short jacket

 

 

menswear plaid bermuda short jacket

 


menswear plaid bermuda short jacket

 

 

menswear plaid bermuda short jacket

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Our little friend has a better wardrobe than most people I know–

and they’re in the business.

Go ahead– throw on that Duffle coat and plaid cap, buddy.

 

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vintage menswear paper doll

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“At a dinner party one should eat wisely but not too well, and talk well but not too wisely.” –William Somerset Maugham

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formal plaid menswear dinner jacket

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formal plaid menswear dinner jacket party

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plaid menswear formal

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“He who observes etiquette but objects to lying is like someone who dresses fashionably but wears no vest.”   –Walter Benjamin 

 

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plaid vest

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“Once you accept the universe as being something expanding into an infinite nothing which is something, wearing stripes with plaid is easy.”          –Albert Einstein

 

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plaid cap hat

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Esquire menswear magazine’s fashion spread on top shorts for the summer of 1956.

 

Esquire 1956 shorts

The shorts story is longer than ever before, in terms of style and fabrics. Ever since Esquire made the first break ( in the March, 1953, issue ) the fashion has taken off and now is winning in a breeze.  Time was you could find one store in town had a pair in grey flannel.  Now look them over: in cotton, pleatless front; India madras; short cords for action, wash and wear; blend fabric in stripes.

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