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.

February 8, 2010

The Ivy Look, A Brief Synopsis, 1955


Pittsburgh Press - 8/26/55


heavy tweed jacket said...

Pretty spot on synopsis - though I have never been a fan of the strap on the back of trousers.

Richard M said...

The strap was a short lived fad-but kind of "cute". The rest is spot-on-as is this blog :-)

Ron A. said...

Great find!

HTJ, miss your blog.