S for Style
This month’s GQ has a primer on presidential style, and while we knew about LBJ’s glasses and Kennedy’s trim suits, we were surprised to hear about Harry S Truman’s penchant for skinny tartan ties.
Not too shabby by today’s standards, which got us thinking. It took a while, but maybe the man from Missouri’s time as a style icon has finally come.
Naturally, he’s a bit of a trad, but if you wanted a bit of inspiration from when double-breasted suits still roamed the earth—and you still asked your tailor to give your shoulders some breathing room—this is as good as it gets.
…and anyone hoping for a homburg renaissance should be taking notes.
- — Russell Brandom