Ivy Style-Museum of F.I.T exhibit

Raccoon fur coat worn by Joseph Verner Reed, Yale Class of 1926 (father of donor). Gift of Ambassador Joseph Verner Reed, 2010.21.1
Detail of navy blazer with gold buttons by J. Press, probably 1970s. From the collection of Muffy Aldrich.


Chipp, madras jacket, circa 1970. Gift of Glenn Forbes, 87.111.4

If you happen to be in New York after NYFW then please check out the Ivy Style exhibit starting on September 14, 2012 and ending on January 5,2013. The exhibit is dedicated to the “Ivy League Look” that started in Harvard, Yale and Princeton. At the exhibit you can see pieces from Brooks Brothers, J. Press, Chipp, Ralph Lauren, Michael Bastian and Thom Browne. Curation was done by MFIT Deputy Director Patricia Mears along with Richard Press, former president of J. Press and noted men’s fashion writer and editor G. Bruce Boyer. For contact information please visit the Museum of FIT’s website.

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