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Hollywood and the Ivy League look

In the decade between 1955 and 1965, a coterie of discerning Hollywood hipsters appropriated the Ivy League clothing of America's east coast elite. These west coast actors elevated the Ivy look to the height of cool and defined a quintessentially American male dress code for a new generation of movie audiences. Reel Art Press has published a pictorial celebration of the look and attitude of 'Ivy'. Simon Chilvers appraises some of the key Ivy looks from the era...

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The Guardian

08 Dec, 2011

Simon Chilvers