Winging It

Alain Delon in wing collar

Izzy had never seen anyone wear an unbuttoned wing-collar shirt before, but at Cannes French film star Alain Delon nearly pulls it off—but certainly not the unkempt haircut or blinged-up lapel pin.

3 Responses to “Winging It”

  1. Trey May 29, 2007 at 11:42 pm #

    I’ve never seen anyone actually pull it off in reality, either. I’ve seen guys attempt it going “black tie optional” – but this is a new one. It’s a neat idea, though – give him points for originality, at least!

  2. P. B. May 30, 2007 at 2:30 am #

    Actually, it’s something you can see in the last advertising campaign for Gianfranco Ferré (pics available on their website).

  3. SammyG June 1, 2007 at 1:21 pm #

    I’ve seen it in old 30s and 40s movies, usually immediately after the formal event, when the hero is trying to look debonair, yet unpretentious