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Before the Bad Boys: Inspiration from Wimbledon in the Early 1970s

July 11, 2019

Before The Bad Boys: Inspiration From Wimbledon In The Early 1970s

Wimbledon might be the most photogenic event in sports. A game focused on one-on-one competition; clean white sportswear against green…

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Everyday American Style: 1970s Inspiration via Documerica

April 19, 2019

Everyday American Style: 1970s Inspiration Via Documerica

Denim jackets, Chucks, and pool cues go together like teenagers and delinquency. Robert Johnson in coal-mining town of Clothier, West…

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Beyond the Basic Polo: Ban-lon and Related Styles

July 6, 2017

Beyond The Basic Polo: Ban-lon And Related Styles

Business casual killed the basic pique cotton polo. It took a trim, sporty shirt option and drowned it in the…

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Style Inspiration: The 1970s Films of Jack Nicholson

June 1, 2017

Style Inspiration: The 1970s Films Of Jack Nicholson

Jack doesn’t necessarily make the Mount Rushmore of men’s style icons on film (McQueen, Connery, Newman, Grant?) but his rise…

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Thirteen accessories adorning the great Philippé Wynne

May 19, 2015

Thirteen Accessories Adorning The Great Philippé Wynne

I count thirteen accessories adorning the great  Philippé Wynne of The Spinners. That’s about eleven more than you should wear, but…

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Sweater weather is here!

December 3, 2014

Sweater Weather Is Here!

fordlibrarymuseum: Sweater weather is here! President Ford sported this hand-knitted “WIN” patterned pullover supporting the Whip Inflation Now campaign during…

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Fall Inspiration: Marin County Mountain Biking in the 1970s

October 9, 2014

Fall Inspiration: Marin County Mountain Biking In The 1970s

Maybe denim and flannel is not the freshest take on what to wear in the fall, but I can’t help…

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Pretty amazing (ly horrible) 70s homemade knitwear

October 8, 2014

Pretty Amazing (ly Horrible) 70s Homemade Knitwear

Collectors’ Weekly has some pretty amazing (ly horrible) 70s homemade knitwear in their piece about the “yarn explosion” of that…

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The Daring ‘70s and '80s

September 29, 2014

The Daring ‘70s And ’80s

The Washington Post digs through their photo archive to look at some of the daring fashions of the ’70s and early…

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Peter Bogdanovich and Orson Welles, grocery shopping in Los Angeles

December 21, 2013

Peter Bogdanovich And Orson Welles, Grocery Shopping In Los Angeles

Peter Bogdanovich and Orson Welles, grocery shopping in Los Angeles. 1970.

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Los Angeles Electrical Workers’ Fashion Show, 1970

June 20, 2013

Los Angeles Electrical Workers’ Fashion Show, 1970

Los Angeles Electrical Workers’ Fashion Show, 1970 (via)

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The style of basketball legend Rick Barry

May 31, 2012

The Style Of Basketball Legend Rick Barry

I got a kick out of this San Francisco Chronicle retrospective on the style of basketball legend Rick Barry, from…

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Are you man enough to fill it?

December 15, 2011

Are You Man Enough To Fill It?

(Thanks, Corey)

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Blizzards of Tweed

October 15, 2011

Blizzards Of Tweed

From Glen Baxter’s Blizzards of Tweed.

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