Linkroll: Preppies and Hippies, Canvas Sneakers, Shoe Wardrobe…


• How preppies lost to hippies: citations from The Ivy League Guidebook, 1969. (

• Speaking of Western style trends who better than Japanese to analyze them the best. (

• Some canvas sneakers suggestions beyond Vans and Converse. I’d suggest Vans and Converse though. (

• Minimalist sartorialists will like this: the basic seven-shoe wardrobe or better yet six-plus-one. (

• Navy, white and linen are key words to presentable summer dress. (

• Ralph Laruen / Edward Green creation: one-color saddle shoes from calf leather in edwardian antique. (

• An interview with William P. Field II of Field English Custom Tailors. (

• The second reinvention of Belstaff, for better or worse. (

• “Fast Eddie” and his closet: portrait by Rose Callahan. (

• First Look: Suitsupply F/W ’12. (

• Sartorial education for Average Guy on the topic of “all he never wanted to know about socks”. (

• An ode to Levi’s 501. (

• And to Jack Purcells while we’re at that. (

• One for serious shoe obsessionists or shoemaking aspirants: interview with Masaru Okuyama, a shoemaker from Hong Kong. (

• Time when actors dressed themselves. (

• On this day 5 years ago: 10 essentials for the 30 something. (