Thursday, June 01, 2006

Men's summer vintage--cool out, hang ten, be groovy baby

This little 50s number almost makes the Speedo acceptable. Almost.

It's hard to see, but those images are little gladiators. Tee hee.

Some cool men's summer shirts from the 50s and 60s with cuts and fabrics that are very au courant.

This one from the 30s features funky red Egyptian hieroglyphics.

Shirts almost exactly like this one, which is from the 40s, are in every menswear store this season.

This shirt from the 70s is a fabulous cherry red. It takes a real man to wear cherry red...
 had to be the late 50s/early 60s. When else has it ever been acceptable to:
A) own--and possibly wear--a lounge lizardy smoking jacket that is
B) made of fire-engine red corduroy ( which is
C) trimmed in black velvet
Summary (in case you missed it): This is a cherry red corduroy and black velvet smoking jacket.


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