Last week we ran a post with material from a 1936 issue of Esquire, when the Bass Weejun was in its first year of existence. Subsequent Esquire articles — which are now available from the new online Esquire archives for just $4.99 per month — touted the shoe as ideal for resorts, beaches, and other outdoor activities besides just strolling across a campus quad.
Which begs the question: just what exactly did Weejun-accessorized outfits look like in the ’30s? Ivy Style’s associate editor Christopher Sharp combed through the Esquire archives from the Weejun’s introduction in the winter of ’35/’36 to the end of 1939, and here’s what he found.
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