It’s been a decade since John Updike died at the age of 76. While his status as a Great American Novelist is well known, his role as an icon of sartorial understatement is not. And so we present this homage to a master not only of English literature, but of dressing with quiet flair. Our tweed bucket hats are off to you, Mr. Updike.
The well aged man of letters. He’s smirking because he knows something you don’t, like how to wear tweed and a turtleneck:
Farewell. You will be remembered for your timeless prose and timeless style: — ZD & CC
Color image from Alfred A. Knopf via the New York Times