Forbes - Iconic American Brand Haspel

July 29, 2019

Iconic American Brand Haspel Celebrates A Momentous 110th Anniversary. 

Contrary to popular belief, seersucker is not just about casual outings in the summer. Nowadays, American men realize that everyone has their own personal definition of seersucker style, whether it is for business or for pleasure. Seersucker can be worn many ways. It is a style concept and an experience, a moment as well as an evolution. Seersucker is the merging of well-spirited fashion with modified reality. In short, trust me, you can wear seersucker now. More importantly, I can assure you that once you start wearing seersucker, it will become a staple in your wardrobe.

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