Articles by Matthew Longcore

The Oxford Cloth Button Down is Back. Did it ever leave?

Photo: Brooks Brothers American Made Heritage OCBD Dress Shirt In an article for The Wall Street Journal, Hamish Anderson writes: “Oxfords are beloved as a super-safe wardrobe staple. Their silhouettes tend to be unfussy. And at their most classic, the shirts are finished with a button-down collar (a style known as the Oxford Cloth Button

Tennis Hall of Fame Weekend in Newport

The weekend of July 19th through 21st marks one of the most sartorially splendid events on the summer social calendar: the International Tennis Hall of Fame Weekend in Newport, Rhode Island. This year’s inductees are Vijay Amritraj, Richard Evans, and Leander Paes. The schedule of events is packed with tennis matches including quarterfinals, semifinals, and

Seersucker and American Civilization

In an article for The Wall Street Journal, Kevin D. Williamson writes: “In June, Washington saw a catastrophic failure in bipartisanship: I mean, of course, the near-extinction of Seersucker Day in the Senate. There are around 100 senators, I am told, but only nine participated in the annual event, including the bipartisan co-chairs.” Nine out

Happy Independence Day from Ivy-Style!

Happy Independence Day from Ivy-Style! Wednesday night Cedar Point Yacht Club Cruising Class racing on Long Island Sound. Ivy-Style editor Matthew Longcore is wearing the Quartermaster Outer Fleece in navy from Dalton Black Sail. Cedar Point Yacht Club was organized in 1887 by a group of prominent Fairfield County sportsmen with a simply stated and