Category Archives: Classics

Canadian Fashion Connection – Lewis Lacey

Lewis Lacey was born in Montreal on February 17, 1887. In 1915 Lacey won the Argentine open in polo and became Argentina’s second 10-goal polo player. He then served for England during World War I before returning to Argentina to … Continue reading

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A hat with pithy nuance

Critical tweets and hashtags quickly filled social media this past Friday when Melania Trump wore a pith helmet for a Safari tour in Kenya. The New York Times quoted Kim Yi Donne, a political-science professor who specializes in African politics … Continue reading

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Classics – The Breton

I am starting a new category today – Classics – those garments that keep on going years after they were introduced. First up – The Breton. The horizontally striped blue and white T-shirt has been credited to Chanel who was … Continue reading

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