While tennis has always been a highly appreciated activity which is up there with Premier League football - OK, maybe the Championship - for the Pimm’s-sipping classes the sport has never enjoyed any sort of style edge.A fact that must perhaps be attributed to high ticket prices and the belief that in this country you just shove on some white stuff to play it.Your fingers stroke the fabric along a garment’s back and neck, hoping to find a label or tag and your much-needed clue to its vintage authenticity.Your search comes up empty, so you turn the garment inside out to look along the side or bottom seam.From the classic, global brands of Prada and Dolce & Gabbana to the newer styles from Alexander Mc Queen and Michael Bastian, these top men's clothing designers are dressing today's sharp dressed men around the world.
Over a year ago I shared my “11 Ways to Tell It’s Vintage by Labels & Tags.” The story was such a hit that it inspired me to write stories on how union labels and the construction of your vintage garment can help when determining a garment’s era and fashion history. Secondly, the production country of a modern garment is typically found the tag — not frontside, as seen here on this 1980s Jeanne Marc label. a boutique’s address with the absence of a zip code. Today, (Manhattan) New York has more than 40 different zip codes. either the absence of, or the design of a “Woolmark.” HOW OLD?
Of all the words that spring to mind when you hear the word “tennis” - Wimbledon, short shorts, Ivan Lendl - “cool” is rarely one of them.
And I say that with the upmost of respect for my fellow countryman and underrated mega-babe that is Andy Murray.
Valorie Huston, an Ebay seller and follower of Sammy Davis Vintage, recently asked the following question on the fan page.
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