Old Money Shirt
May we put in a word for the much-bashed WASP?
Industry, conscience, civic-mindedness, a whole-hearted belief (at best) in the level playing field…those aren’t bad things. And neither are the clothes.
These shirts, for example. The kind favored for casual wear by Skull-and-Bones members with little summer places on Fishers Island.
The colors suggest a capacity to enjoy the good things in life. They don’t shout about it, though. They speak softly, which is how old money speaks.
The reason is that the stripes are composed of mixed pinpoints of color and white, two different cotton yarns woven together. Much better than merely printing stripes onto the cloth.
That’s just the way it is.
Old Money Shirt (No. 1817). Soft yarn-dyed stripes and a fine Oxford cotton that’s soft and comfortable, too. Double yoke and pleat in back. Pearl-shell like buttons. Save your crisp Sea Island poplin for the boardroom. Made in Portugal.