Recapturing the Past
American Menswear

Recapturing the Past

Vintage classics needn’t remain an archival memory. J. Press Tailored to Individual Order allows them home to roost... Read More>    

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J Squeeze Football Weekend

J Squeeze Football Weekend

J. Press voraciously celebrated the recent Yankee Stadium Dartmouth-Princeton game in several venues. I proudly initiated current J. Press CMO Robe...

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Press Family Continuity
American Menswear

Press Family Continuity

Benjamin Jacobi Press’s wardrobe always exhibited his great-grandfather Jacobi’s clothing philosophy regardless of current circumstances, proudly e...

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Come Home America

Come Home America

In 1959 my best friend and I traversed the European scene following our college graduation. It was the first time the Soviet Union allowed American...

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J. Squeeze Football

J. Squeeze Football

Once upon a time we dressed up for Ivy League football when J. Press was tagged J. Squeeze by elitist campus cognoscenti. Unfortunately, when I att...

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Anything Goes

Anything Goes

During a 1912 football game at Yale Field, just across the street from where the Yale Bowl was being constructed and would open the following year,...

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Windows On 44th Street

Windows On 44th Street

During the 1930s Irving Press made frequent buying trips to England. One of his favorite venues was the Burlington Arcade, London’s earliest covere...

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King of Corduroy

King of Corduroy

The Darwinian evolution of corduroy at J. Press represents the cultural shift that has occurred since the era men wore coats and ties to the office...

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