Shoe vs. Weenie

Shoe vs. Weenie

For Yale men, Barrie Ltd. was shoe headquarters since the Isaacs brothers opened their narrow slot of a store attached to J. Press in 1934. Bob and Barry Isaacs always had their shoes made specially for them and sold under their Barrie Ltd. private label, which afforded them very competitive pricing for students and faculty.

To read this story and many more, purchase the Threading the Needle book by Richard Press.

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Your thoughts regarding wearing tassel loafers or regular loafers with suits. Thanks

William Phillips

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