Tag Archives: 1930’s

Revisiting the Past

Having just finished “One Hundred Years of Menswear” (Cally Blackman) and just started “American Fashion Menswear” with superb commentary by this man, I’ve been revisiting my sartorial past when most of my aesthetic centered on the drape cut of the … Continue reading

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Dragged Into the Future

The image above tends to stick in my head. I’ve used it before, because it is so striking. The windowpane charcoal peak lapel suit is just as appropriate today as are the slightly squared, chisel toe black oxfords. It is, … Continue reading

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POW

The historically-inclined Mrs. E. and I are watching a wonderful miniseries done for BBC in the 1970s. “Edward and Mrs. Simpson,” starring Edward Fox as the Prince of Wales (and later King Edward VIII) and Cynthia Harris as Wallis Warfield … Continue reading

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