Tag Archives: Mad Men

Obsolete? Eternally Elegant? Too… Too?

Recently, a client asked if tab collars were out of style. Never! Out of fashion, yes. Out of style, no. So it is with many of the gewgaws of classic style. Take the collar bar (I know, ADG, it’s not … Continue reading

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Night and Day, Suits Are the One…..

With apologies to Mr. Porter. It used to be simple, lounge suits just weren’t worn in the evening in town. One wore white tie and tails. At least until the 1930’s. Then the black tie and dinner jacket became the … Continue reading

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Hide In Plain Sight.

” Loud shirts, ties, braces and suits do not an elegant image make; on the contrary, they nullify any potential of same. The best way to dress for work is to be as inconspicuous as possible with one’s dress while … Continue reading

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