Welcome to The Ivy League Look

This blog presents a historical view through articles, photographs, reminiscences, and advertisements, of an American style of men's fashion of the mid-20th century known as "The Ivy League Look" or "The Ivy Look."

This blog will not present modern-day iterations of this "look"; it will be shown in its original context as an American style worn during this specific era. Author commentary will be kept to a minimum.

This is not a commercial site and links to commercial sites will not be posted.

July 27, 2009

The Natural Gentleman, Botany 500, 1963, 1955

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"...comfortably free of padding and useless embellishment."

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"The Ivy Look in the Ivy Executive"


Richard M said...

Have you seen a men's clothing ad recently that uses the word "gentleman"??

Old World Gent said...

How often does one see or hear the word "gentleman" anywhere nowadays?

ADG said...

My first suit when I was finally big enough for the men's department was a Botany 500