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.

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October 29, 2009

When "the natural shoulder look" and "classic styling" ≠ Ivy


Texas Monthly - September 1974


Richard M said...

The70's-the very nadir of style.

Scott said...

I had some shoes like that in the 7th Grade, but I've blocked the memory until now. Oh Lord...


3button Max said...

great line "Tastefully wide lapels"-
-my kids think this stuff is hilarious i.e that "70s show.."-what is funny is some heinous 70s plaid suit but made by Southwick in 3 button sack and decent wool (a mixed metaphor or sartorial disconnect....)