F. Scott Fitzgerald was a life-long Brooks Brothers customer. Double Academy Award winning designer, Catherine Martin noted “Brooks Brothers is mentioned several times in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s writings as a representative of the ultimate gentleman’s purveyor of fine clothing to the American man of distinction.
The line gives a modern twist to the decadent fashion of the roaring twenties.
The narrow lapels and hightened armholes on the jackets are great ways in which BB altered the line to display the classic Gatsby style. If you’re in need of a new three piece suit for your prep school’s Graduation festivities, the Gatsby line is the way to go.
Irish Linen Regular Fit Sport Shirt — Brooks Brothers ($98.50)
Striped Flex Cap — Borsalino ($109-179)
Embroidered Shamrock Pants — Orvis ($59)
Clover Needlepoint Belt — Smathers and Branson ($165)
Driver Mocassin with Gancio Bit — Salvatore Ferragamo ($595)
Kokkari Ascot Tie — Ceravelo ($120)
Extrafine Italian merino with Brooks Brothers logo buttons. This cardigan updated with a plaid pattern. Ribbed neck, cuff and hem. Knit lined pockets and fully fashioned. Dry clean. Imported.
I know most of you got a few ugly Christmas sweaters from your Aunts and Uncles when you were little. Seeing as you’ve outgrown them, get another. Exams are over and what better a way to celebrate it than a Christmas Sweater Party. Stay warm, soft, seasonal, and safe.