We love seersucker. A puckery cloth traditionally woven of 100% cotton in white and pastel stripes, it’s an American hot-weather classic. Yet this is something completely different.
In its elemental simplicity, a well-cut blazer is everything good tailoring should be: easy, elegant, unassuming, and reliable. Such a stalwart companion is not something you want to cut corners on, but there’s never been a better time to get a top-quality specimen made for you without breaking the bank.
The Anglo-American special relationship in silk has a third, less well-known Continental acquaintance: the Arny’s tie. The signature namesake of what had been since 1933 one of Paris’ most whimsical and storied men’s boutiques, these ties carry decadently bold stripes two or three times wider than those found on their English-speaking cousins.