It’s a common false impression that fashion designers have to be good artists. After the battle, the American look (which consisted of broad shoulders, floral ties, straight-legged pants, and shirts with long pointed collars, typically worn hanging out somewhat than tucked in) turned extremely popular among men in Europe. Certain London producers ushered in a revival of Edwardian elegance in men’s vogue, adopting a good-becoming retro model that was intended to attraction to traditionalists. This look, initially aimed at the respectable young man about town, was translated into common style as the Teddy boy model. The Italian look, popularized by Caraceni , Brioni , and Cifonelli, was taken up by a whole technology of stylish younger lovers, on either side of the Atlantic. Plaid was quite common in Nineteen Fifties males’s fashion, each for shirts and suits, together with the “ducktail” haircut, which was often considered as an emblem of … Read the rest