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jpeirpont

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I love reading about the Mafia. I always thought of John Gotti as nicely dressed, as most the public does. But look at his picutes again I still think he dressed well for a Mobb boss I don't think the attention to his dress was warrented, as it was front page making news in the mid and late 80's. Sorry about quality.Best pictures I could find.
 

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My recollection is that he bragged to reporters about the cost of his clothes, and they would write about his "$300 hand painted ties."

Not the same as the quality of his overall look. I've never read a reporter qualified to judge. The writers who are qualified tend to be clothing lovers who happen to do some writing - and they're not covering the crime scene.

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it was b/c:
1. normal mobs guys wore velour track suits so anything above this was good
2. he's a good looking guy which helps
3. he wore Brioni which can flatter anyone (witness: Trump, Donald)

combine all that and, while not the best dressed person in NYC, he was head and shoulders above the mafia people.
 

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And besides, who would want to tell them that they did not look good?

Classic
 

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it was b/c:
1. normal mobs guys wore velour track suits so anything above this was good
2. he's a good looking guy which helps
3. he wore Brioni which can flatter anyone (witness: Trump, Donald)

combine all that and, while not the best dressed person in NYC, he was head and shoulders above the mafia people.
It would seem that Tom Wolfe is the best dressed person in New York.
 

Mike C.

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It would seem that Tom Wolfe is the best dressed person in New York.
Is he the author that always wears white suits?
 

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Not crazy about the hat, but otherwise -- just wow. Regards, Huntsman
 

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