“National Seersucker Day is June 13 and what other brand can actually say that they own a holiday?” said Aronson.
In the past 110 years, there’s been no shortage of legendary figures wearing the suits, from Hollywood stars and political icons, to presidents of the United States. It’s a style that’s gone national and started in Louisiana.
“Louisiana is our home and we are very, very proud of that,” said Aronson. “Haspel clothing are clothes meant for a good time.”
In 1909, it was introduced to the sartorial world by specialist American seersucker makers Haspel as the ultimate summer suit fabric. Born out of the New Orleans jazz movement, it became a look synonymous with the hazy southern states. Its Crescent City style was best captured by Miles Davis who personified this look on his At Newport 1958 album cover, demonstrating how to wear a soft-shouldered Italian-cut jacket with nonchalance. It was a heyday moment for the fabric and his louche approach is still a style cue worth noting t...
thedailybeast.com | by James Joiner | Photo by David Corio
The legendary New Journalist has one of the most flamboyant literary styles imaginable, and he dresses to match in his trademark ice cream suit and matching homburg.
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weddingchicks.com | by Julie
Come for the "I dos" and stay for the rip roaring party afterward! Annie and Brad's what happens in New Orleans blush wedding was just that; a beautiful and meaningful wedding ceremony at Nola's Race + Religious that was proceeded by a reception their guests are not likely to soon forget! Read the full article here.
revolutionnola.com | Press Release
NEW ORLEANS (JULY 13, 2016) – On Thursday, August 11, Restaurant R’evolution will host its first annual Seersucker and White Linen Wine Dinner, which begins with an hors d’oeuvre reception at 6 p.m. Guests will enjoy genteel conversation while sipping wines and dining on a summer menu created by Chef John Folse. Seersucker or white linen is the attire of choice, of course! The five-course menu with paired wines is $125 per person plus tax and gratuity. Click here to read more.
GQ.com | by The Editors of GQ | Photo by Peggy Sirota
America's favorite man-child was ahead of his time, not only for his gonzo 1980s kid show (which adults secretly loved) but also for his geeked-out look and perfect bow ties. And now that Pee-wee Herman's back, making Netflix movies and looking ageless, the fashion world is finally catching up.
fashionunfiltered.com | by Todd Kingston Plummer
“Let’s do lunch” is the ubiquitous refrain of many fashion folks and busy corporate-types in New York. But the problem is, a high-noon lunch date in June often means sweltering temperatures, sticky subway rides, and unsightly sweat stains. Not so chic. However, a pair of midday events this week taught us how to lunch in style while looking cool as a cucumber.