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.

September 4, 2010

Shell cordovan penny loafers, 1940

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Yale Daily News - 11/14/40


Chris said...

Just over $100 in 2010 dollars...amazing that they are $600 actually.

Dave Ryan said...

This store is SORELY missed by yours truly. Surprisingly good prices, great service and directly connected to J. Press (right next door).

To those who don't know why this store is no longer with us, I can sum it up in one word: greed.

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