Yale University’s 20-Article Ivy League Dress Code from 1965


June 24, 2015 by Ville Raivio

As published in Take Ivy, the American style bible, the following image shares the views of the Yale dress study group from the ’60s. The group only gave recommendations for freshmen, so the reader is advised not to take the list as rules set in stone or ivy.



  1. Ville Raivio says:

    Hello there,

    did you read my short post before the photo? That’s what it says, you know.

  2. Anglophile Trad says:

    Despite what the book says this is not the Yale Dress code. Yale did have a Dress code, from 1961-1969, but that code ONLY specified that the men of Yale wear a jacket and tie while eating in the University-wide Dining Hall, called the Commons. What Take Ivy publishes is from the Yale Dress Study Group (1965), which presents suggestions to incoming Freshmen.

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