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Selectism pointed us to this promo image for Tom Ford’s upcoming Summer line. They were impressed by the oversized velour bowtie, but we’re surprised by more than just the accessories.

The peak lapels are nothing new, but between the aviators, the stubble, and the biggest checks we’ve ever seen from a major designer…it looks like Mr. Ford has rediscovered his inner Anchorman. Of course, we’ve never objected to a touch of the 70s, but we’re surprised to see Ford embrace a look most people only sport ironically. There’s a fine line between machismo and camp, and it looks like he’s sprinting towards it.

—R.B.

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  • Russell Brandom