Fashion November, 14 2009

NYT | Dress Code: This Just in From the 1890s

A nice article this week in The New York Times on distinguishing today’s fashion from looks of centuries past. “Not long ago, big brass-buttoned military coats looked a bit extreme. So did high-button, high-lapel vests and slim tweed trousers. And so did guys who tucked said trousers into high, old-fashioned hunting boots. Now these clothes (along with those ever-present beards and mustaches) look like downtown defaults compared with fall runway looks like cardinal-red tailcoats at Ralph Lauren, capes and bowlers at Alexander McQueen and knee breeches at Robert Geller.”

Read the full article at NYT.