While working around the house on a weekend afternoon, you may find yourself in a white t-shirt with an old beater oxford over it, perhaps untucked. But you likely wouldn’t throw on a sportcoat — or orphaned suit jacket — over the tee-and-oxford combo and actually go somewhere. Or would you?
When the above photo first ran here as well as on Ivy’s Facebook page, the comments for and against came fast and furious. English Ivy guys tend to dig the look, while Americans find it rather Richie Cunningham and definitely not prep. Preps wear turtlenecks and polos under oxfords, but not t-shirts.
So is it cool or lame? Chime in below.