As mentioned a week or so ago, the latest issue of Japanese magazine Popeye is entitled “Finding The Classics.” Apparently the best means of transportation for this search is via skateboard, as half the magazine features streetwear-clad boys on skateboards. Of course, maybe they’ll go from skaters to trads some day — it happened to me.
The issue also features several Ivy Style contributors over the years: DCG, as previously mentioned, as well as Rowing Blazers’ Jack Carlson and W. David Marx, expert on Japanese Ivy. Hard to tell from the illustration and fuzzy scan, but it looks like he might be wearing his Ivy Style Club Tie.
Here are a few morsels of eye candy from the issue. Above, what appears to be a Tom Ripley-esque olive corduroy sportcoat. Next, a young cutie in her “boyfriend jacket”:
In contrast, old guy on the streets:
This guy is evidently immune to Wallabees (I have a violent allergic reaction to them):
Graphic of the classics:
Hipster irony will not die…