Last night the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology celebrated the opening of “Ivy Style.” Here are some photos of the revellers.
Above, David Mercer of Mercer & Sons, wearing his Hasty Pudding Club tie; G. Bruce Boyer, Richard Press and Christian Chensvold.
Below, Andrew Yamato, who’s producing a video of the exhibit that will post at A Suitable Wardrobe next week:
Jason Jules, who runs the blog Garmsville, was over visiting from England:
There were a few old-school gents in attendance:
Here’s Sean Crowley, necktie designer for Ralph Lauren, wearing a vintage J. Press jacket from the early ’60s:
This old Tiger (Princeton class of ’70) wore his 25th reunion blazer:
The always charming (and funny) Lisa Birnbach, who apologized for looking like a waitress:
Menswear author Robert Bryan (left) and friends dressed in keeping with the historic focus of the exhibit:
Likewise, it was no surprise to find this pair in the blazer section:
Jason Nickel of Brooks Brothers, wearing the Cambridge-fit updated sack jacket:
Another member of the brethren, Erik C. Nelson:
This distinguished gent, John Major, is the husband of the museum’s director Valerie Steele, and was wearing the tie he picked up at Cambridge as a visiting fellow studying Chinese history:
And finally shirtmaker extraordinaire David Mercer, who flew down from Maine just for the event: