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Last week, we were contacted by a Princeton 2012 alum about Hillflint, a “collegiate sweater line” he started for the Ivy League. We checked out the website, made jokes about the pictures of what’s supposed to be the Ivy experience, scoffed at the pretentiousness in the assumption that people will know your school based solely […]

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So this popped up on our radar a few weeks ago from the questionably titled blog The Art of Manliness. Basically, it’s an article from a 1954 issue of the questionably titled True Magazine for Men which showcases this guy, Don, who is a senior at Columbia.  He is transformed from unfashionable preppy 1950s Ivy […]

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Sunday Styles

The worst part of not having a yacht used to be not being able to wear Sperrys.  But thankfully things have changed:  This fall, those soft leather little loafers are appropriate for everyone. So go wild! Go on a Sperrys spree!  And it’s not just about the traditional brown either.  Hanging out on College Walk, […]

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But we had to take a double take when we read the release about a robbery just sent out by Public Safety chief Jim McShane, which contained the following description: Male/white/30’s/6’/medium build/clean shaven, wearing a dark sweater with horizontal stripes, khaki pants. Kind of a preppy robber, no? He must have been carrying a gun; […]

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