Accidentally Ivy Part Two – J. Peterman

This is J. Peterman.  I am not at all sure how Ivy this is.     The company was founded in 1987.   The company did not appear on Seinfeld until 1995, and if you ask USA Today it wasn’t until then that fame came. I would argue that fame happened long before or else why

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From The Editor

  Ivy is a fashion born of a mindset manifested in a lifestyle.  There are values attached:  dignity, the value and power of thought, ethics, hard work, aesthetics, appreciation of all things classic, and the dogged pursuit of excellence.   While Ivy evolves (I haven’t worn socks since Easter) the values don’t.  If you are a

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From The Archives

Casual Indifference: A Review Of Chappaquiddick

Usually the themes of manslaughter, deception, intrigue, and privilege are enough to satisfy even the basest Shakespearian desires of most moviegoers. By wrapping this all in the historical context of the most storied political dynasty of the 20th century, with a sidebar about humankind’s first steps on another planet, you’ve got a recipe for a drama

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Two Things An Ivy Mind Should Know About

Thank you, Matthew Reichlin over at the FB Group.  I know, you don’t like FB.  You should join just for this group.  In fact, if you click on the picture… That’s Maria Popova.  She has an interview policy I do not understand.  I understand asking for donations for your site, the thought has occurred.  But


J. Press Hosts (and serves) Madras.

J. Press will be there.  Because it is at J. Press. On Tuesday, May 10 at the store in D.C. (that’s 1801 L Street NW #2) from 6 – 8PM,  and on Thursday, May 12 at the store in NYC (that’s 51 E44th Street) J. Press is hosting an event, and you are invited. Rhys


Ivy Is Elegant. Are You?

Is lipstick on a pig Ivy? I refer you to some Ivy reference points.  Davis. McQueen.  Kennedy.  Poitier.  Bush.  Astaire.  O’Rourke.  You can wear what they wear.  You probably own some of what they wear (except maybe Bush’s latter day socks – which were the apex of elegance but easier to pull off once the




The Ivy-est Drinking Game Ever.

Don’t blame me.  There is an official association for cornhole (is it Cornhole? – Somebody?) and one of the first things you read on the site is:  “You bring the drinks and…”   Which is kind of cheap for an association, I would think dues would pay for drinks.  It isn’t like they are going for