Does anyone remember the movie where a character says to another, “We seem to have passed that point where life stops giving and starts taking away.”
In what in the big picture is a necessary cosmic correction for our consumer-based society, two more major retailers with trad connections have filed for bankruptcy. Both of them — Jos. A Bank and Lord & Taylor — played a role in popularizing Ivy and preppy items over the years.
But, to make a madras-based pun, one could say the dye is cast. — CC