Play That Thing.
In the way ‘Hoover’ is used instead of vacuum cleaner the name Hammond is synonymous with the electric organ. It owes its name to its inventer Laurens Hammond, the former Ivy League student from Cornell University. Hammond graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering in 1916 following which he served in the U.S army during the great war. After the war he held the position of...
Cool advert from Dannimac featuring Twiggy. Dig those lapels, both square and hip!
DNA Groove have merged traditional Italian detail and Ivy style to produce this fabulous unstructured sports jacket, called Asti this jacket features a soft 3/2 roll, tadtitional Ivy patch pockets with flaps as well as a working two button cuff and a high gorge making it a great example of continental Ivy. The Asti also comes as a three button front jacket and as part of a suit. The Asti jacket...
Sonny & Max
A Curmudgeon’s Lament
Thanks to Yuca at Talk Ivy I’ve been made aware of this atricle by a former Ivy Leaguer of the modernist period, G. Bruce Boyer. Makes for a great read. Above; Still in Ivy style, G. Bruce Boyer. “Musings of an Old Ivy Leaguer” When I was growing up back in the late 1950s, the matter of dress for young men was relatively simple. When a boy reached adolescence he would put away much...
One of my favorite album covers. Looks better than it sounds.
Following up on Zesty-Boy’s review of the Drakes flagship store at No.3 Clifford street, London, Zesty gives his opinion on the finished ties he ordered. It was a couple of days after I returned from London that I received my second email from Drakes. (The first confirming and thanking me for my order) It wasn’t good news. One of the cloths I’d selected for a tie...
The Real "Macca" interviewed.
Theres only one “Macca” College no.9 is interested in, in this interview from popzine Rave in 1967 Ian McLagen talks about his bands hectic touring, the fans and signing for Immediate Records.