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.

Showing posts with label 1960. Show all posts
Showing posts with label 1960. Show all posts

March 14, 2013

India Madras, 1960

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Yale Daily News - 3/14/60

February 19, 2013

For a short time only, 1960

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Yale Daily News - 2/16/60

November 29, 2012

J. Press Cash Sale, 1960

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Yale Daily News - 11/28/60

November 8, 2012

The Duffer Coat, 1960

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Yale Daily News - 11/9/60

May 7, 2012

Polo Shirts, 1960

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Daily Princetonian - 5/11/60

April 30, 2012

A way of life, 1960

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Yale Daily News - 4/29/60

April 2, 2012

February 5, 2012

100% Camel's Hair Polo Coats, 1960

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Natural shoulder, straight falling double breasted model with two-piece half belt, framed pockets and full swelled edges and seams.

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Yale Daily News - 11/9/60

December 18, 2011

Yule at Yale, 1960

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Yale Daily News - 12/7/60

December 10, 2011

November 27, 2011

Versatile! (1960)

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Yale Daily News - 11/3/60

October 7, 2011

Classic Clothesmanship, 1960

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Cavalier Daily - 10/25/60

After working 2 years in a large Midwest department store, Ed Michtom opened a men’s clothing store at 306 East Main Street in 1947. Michtom bought his merchandise direct from the factory and offered the best brands of clothing and shoes, along with tailoring, pressing and finishing services.

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Ed Michtom's Men's Clothing Store - Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society

September 12, 2011

The "Cornell Playboy", 1960

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The tux that features authentic "Ivy" Styling in every detail: natural shoulders with minimum padding . . . Narrowed sleeves . . . smoother through chest and waist . . . slender lapels, center vent, flap pockets.

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Cornell Daily Sun - 2/16/60

July 22, 2011

Brooks Brothers Own Make Shirts, 1960

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"In addition, we have interesting collar styles for specialized purposes - The Tab, Low Slope (for the husky man) and Clifford (a button-down collar with shorter points and no roll)."

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 8/26/60

May 15, 2011

January 24, 2011

Doing One Thing Well, 1960

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The New Yorker - 10/15/60

January 3, 2011

Williams Co-op, 1960

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The Williams Record - 2/24/60

December 14, 2010

Naturalaire, 1960

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The Cornell Daily Sun - 10/3/60

November 16, 2010