Wall Street is back, both in the theaters and in style. From Indochino’s swanky new collection to the next evolution of Brooks Brother’s Mad Men wardrobe, city elegance is looking strong this fall. OTC will be reviewing this new urban elegance and it honored to be working on a sartorial review of the new ‘Wall Street’ with Gordon Gekko’s original clothier, Alan Flusser.
I am happy to announce that we have a winner in the OTC TRUE PREP Swag Bag Giveaway! Jack A. Mallon (#26) and his dad’s patched tweed blazer, ancient history class, squash racket and professorially demeanor added up to a winning combination. I cannot tell you how hard it was to select a story that … [Read more…]
I was in Boston this week for meetings and had a chance to check out some of my old stomping grounds. I am a proud graduate of Northeastern University and actually lived in this outstanding city for nearly eight years. It’s a great town that keeps getting better. One of the best parts of the … [Read more…]
Last week I had the chance to hang out with Lisa Birnbach, author of The Original Preppy Handbook and it’s newly published follow-up, TRUE PREP. Vineyard Vines hosted Ms. Birnbach at their Georgetown outlet for an evening of preppy bonding, book signings and roll-out of a capsule collection dedicated to TRUE PREP. The TP line, … [Read more…]
UPDATE: The contest is now closed. Thanks for the outstanding responses and great stories of your favorite preppy moments! We’ll have a winner announced shortly. Off the Cuff is happy to announce that it’s partnering with TRUE PREP to give away a great swag bag full of old school accessories for guys and gals. The … [Read more…]
I originally penned this column several years ago as a meditation on the real roots of American preppy and what it means today. Well, just this week the iconic cult classic “Take Ivy” and long anticipated Preppy Handbook follow-up, “True Prep” were published and I thought now was a good time take a fresh look … [Read more…]
On occasion, Off the Cuff welcomes contributions from the eternally elegant Hugo Jacomet, of the equally swanky blog Parisian Gentleman. Today, we are delighted to publish the English translation of an article written by Paul, a loyal PG reader. Ripense is a Roman bespoke label not widely known in France or the United States, but … [Read more…]