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This thread desperately needs a moderator. Is it about "Mod" syles or 60s style trends. If the latter, then the Ivy League Style must be included, as it was the dominant influence at least in Nortrh America http://www.oconnellsclothing.com/Sport-Coats/
Here's an example of the British Mod Look from there early 60s: http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-B-SNNId8vMs/Uo4ikrbiwkI/AAAAAAAACb8/C7KZf-pCgtk/s1600/modscan.jpeg Most of the photos above are a hodgepodge of prominent personalities form the 60s through the 80s who hardly conform to the Mod aesthetic or demographic. eg. Cary Grant, Frank Sinatra, Richard Burton, Sean Connery etc. The Mod Look describes one of the rival British Youth Subcultures of the 60s which affected a...
You might check out: http://sleevehead.blogspot.com/2008/09/enzo-caruso-bespoke-tailor-in-santa.html. . I've never been to him as I live 400 miles away. His more current Yelp reviews are mixed especially in terms of having garments ready on time. http://www.yelp.com/biz/caruso-enzo-custom-tailor-santa-monica
I had thought someone would have identified him by now. It can be none other than Klaus Finsterdoerten, now retired performance artist and techno theoretician.
"First time I've seen monk straps in real life in the US" It's time to get out of Texas. I had a pair 40 years ago, probably before you were born. And my Dad wore them as part of his uniform in WW II.
In your quest for minimalist elegance, a worthy goal, I pray that you have not also jettsonned your boutonniere.
Yikes !
What were you thinking? I just checked their website. Their RTW collection looks like junk and is priced accordingly. Unless you have fitting issues stick to ( much) higher quality RTW and have them altered, if necessary.
I must be lucky. My shirt laundry has not ruined them. They've been done a few times .
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