James Laver in Quote

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July 24, 2013 by Ville Raivio

‘[All men’s clothes] start by being sports costume; they are then adopted, and adapted, for ordinary day wear, they then become evening dress and, if they run through the whole gamut, they end as servant’s costume.’

~ clothing historian James Laver


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