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December 11, 2008

Hauteur Theory

Filed under: Cufflinks & Watches,Hats,Men's Fashion,Suits,Tailoring — Izzy @ 5:25 pm

The author of books such as My Life Among the Deathworks and The Triumph of the Therapeutic, Philip Rieff was a formidable conservative cultural critic and a formidable conservative dresser. Here he is in a custom pinstriped peak-lapelled single-breasted suit, pocket square, fawn waistcoat, watch fob, and homburg hat. They don’t make professors like that anymore—for which lazy, fearful students should be thankful.


  1. The last time I saw clothes like that, it was on a replay of the ’60s spy show “The Avengers” on BBC America.

    Comment by Smokey — December 11, 2008 @ 11:44 pm

  2. Beautiful suit though.

    Comment by Margaret — January 1, 2009 @ 6:56 pm

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