It's an interesting question, and I'd be curious to learn the answer myself. If I had to guess, it's some combination of CATD being satisfied with lower margins (relative to other bespoke operations) and hoping to make it up in volume,...
Originally Posted by comrade
That's close. But as one who actually lived in that era and went to an Ivy League school, it's a bit more subtle.
Pastel clothing as such was not widespread in the late 50s early...
Just a silly question I was thinking of. I'm guessing they're very similar, with the Trads focused on formal clothing from the 50s / 60s, with the prep look based on pastel colored casual clothing.
Originally Posted by Cantabrigian
That suit would benefit from a little shape in the chest, or at least a little definition at the waist.
+1 - it's quite rounded to begin with, so I'm surprised...