Mad Man

By Jennifer Wells
In Feature, Style

Mid-century modern fashion steals the show for spring.

 

Taking a cue from the ’50s and ’60s means dabbling in everything dapper, like a classic pullover or trim cardigan. But what really defined the fashion movement was volume—or lack thereof. The ties were a tad skinnier, the fit a bit more snug, and the tailoring was always impeccable. To get the look, keep sleeves and hems on the shorter side and look to vintage-inspired accessories to amp up the “Mad Men” factor. Masculine oversized watches and professorworthy specs make a statement while pale loafers put the modern in mod. After mastering the fit and fab retro extras, the only thing you’ll be missing is a martini wielded in true Don Draper style.

 

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JOHN VARVATOS BUTTON DOWN available at Nordstrom, Saint Louis Galleria, 314.884.4900. PETER MILLAR SWEA TER, SHOEs and PAN TS available at Mister Guy, Ladue, 314.6922003. NI XON ROVER II SAN D WATCH available at 10denza, Central West End, 314.361.1010. AJ MORGAN SUNG LASSES available at ajmorganeyewear.com.

 

Photo credit: Attilio DAgostino

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