Well Dressed Tranquility

Well Dressed Tranquility

Essayist and philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote in 1850, ”Being perfectly well-dressed gives one a tranquility that no religion can bestow.” Pa...

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Salty Vibes

Salty Vibes

The preppy 1980s are gone with the wind. Preppy Handbook author, speaker and humorist Lisa Birnbach memorably offered the era’s final beach wear l...

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Cynosure of American Style

Cynosure of American Style

Since 1915 the Brooks Brothers headquarters stood entrenched on 346 Madison Avenue, the Rock of Gibraltar, warp and woof of establishment power.   ...

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No Helmets Or Padding

No Helmets Or Padding

Football great Joe Theismann comparing his football time to Rugby, “The players don’t wear helmets or padding; they just beat the living daylights...

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Brioni, Sinatra & J. Press

Brioni, Sinatra & J. Press

G. Bruce Boyer, pal and acknowledged menswear authority, recently queried me about J. Press and Brioni. He disclosed a recent conversation with Jo...

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We Are College Guys

We Are College Guys

In 1958 Larry Elliot, fellow Chi Phi at Dartmouth and trombonist leader of the Dartmouth Indian Chiefs Dixieland Band, wrote the music and co-auth...

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