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  1. Well Suited for the White House: Kennedy style

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    March 25, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    LIFE magazine’s October 13 issue from 1961 included a fascinating analysis on the sprezzidential style of John F. Kennedy and …
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  2. That Brooks Brothers Look from 1954

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    March 16, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    Playboy’s February issue, 1954, had BB’s Ivy look pinned down like no other. When reading a few chosen Ivy sites …
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  3. For the guidance of gentlemen appointed to attend on the Prince of Wales

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    March 5, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    “The appearance, deportment and dress of a gentleman consist perhaps more in the absence of certain offences against good taste, …
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  4. Marc Chevalier, the vintage menswear expert

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    March 5, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    Marc Chevalier is on a mission. Raiding vintage tombs both online and in real life, he aims to uncover the …
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  5. Interview with Erik Mannby from En Förlorad Värld

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    March 1, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    VR: Your age and occupation? EM: I’m 35 and run a few companies with a friend and business partner. We …
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  6. The first men’s runway show ever by Brioni in 1952

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    February 24, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    Brioni made history in 1952 by holding the first ever runway show for men’s clothing in Palazzo Pitti’s Sala Bianca. …
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  7. Men’s 1930s Style: Elegance in an Age of Crisis

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    February 19, 2014 by Ville Raivio


  8. Nikolaus Tuczek

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    February 19, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    Nikolaus Tuczek was a renowned shoemaker whose name pops up occasionally on menswear sites and forum discussions. Despite his masterful …
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  9. Beau Brummell’s hot pants

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    January 23, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    ‘Nineteenth-century prints show Brummell in very fitted riding coats with tails. The coat cuts away to reveal his pelvis and …
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  10. Men in Style: The Golden Age of Fashion From Esquire

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    January 17, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    In 1993, the American publishing house Rizzoli performed a small-scale cultural achievement. To this day, Men in Style: The Golden Age …
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