Fashion: The Masculine Mode

Fashion, to the average U.S. male over 30, is something for other people — females, fops, and perhaps the Duke of Windsor. As for himself, as far as his clothes are concerned, he would like to be invisible. And if one of his colleagues — or two of them — turns up in the same outfit he is wearing, he does not feel embarrassed, as would his wife. He feels reassured. His instructions to his clothier are likely to consist of asking for a suit, a shirt or a pair of shoes "just...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!